I have been very lucky the last couple of months, winning some awesome prizes. The most recent competition I have entered was with Sloggi South Africa. A couple of weeks ago I entered the competition they had on their Facebook page. The other day I received a phone call with some very good news […]
Google launched its much awaited social effort, creatively titled “Google Plus” over the last week much to the excitement of people who have nothing better to do in life. But will it be successful? Here’s a run down of the top reasons you should use Google +.
What do you do when you receive a Facebook friend request from a frenemy? Frenemies give you backhanded compliments, they make you tow the line while they stand on the side munching on popcorn as if watching a movie. It boils their blood every time something good happens to you like an on-the-job promotion or a […]
Your job is an important aspect of your life. It is where you spend a large portion of your day and is also the source of your income. If you are happy with your career, you will be happy at home because it means you’re spending your days doing something that fulfils you. If you […]
Eminem might have lost out on his bid for the Grammys’ Album of the Year, but that hasn’t weakened his following one bit. The rapper continued his recent siege on social networks and digital media by officially overtaking Lady Gaga as the most “liked” artist on Facebook.
Here are 10 of the most common internet buzzwords to keep you on top of your game and the online world. Geek is the new speak in 2010 and with the phenomenon of every second person on the street sporting some sort of techie gadget or other while throwing around words such as podcasts, blogs […]
Social media may be seen as a trend among young people, but more and more older adults are using the sites as well, according to a new survey by Princeton Survey Research Associates on behalf of the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Among those 50 and older, social media use jumped from 22 percent […]
The Social Network, an upcoming film about the formation of Facebook, just released itssecond trailer. And by all accounts, the movie should be a fun ride. The screenplay was written by Aaron Sorkin, the man behind The West Wing and A Few Good Men, and directed by David Fincher, who also did Se7en and Fight Club . Need I say more?
With the World Cup raging on in South Africa, fans have been turning to Facebook to show their support of teams. So which teams have the most support on the site? We’ve taken a look at the participating teams and have come up with a list, less than two weeks after the World Cup first […]
THE PROBLEM I’ve recently found myself checking the following websites an unhealthy amount. THE IDEA Every time you open a new tab to check out one of the following websites, stop. Get up from your computer and do the exercise associated with the site you were going to visit. After you complete the exercise, you […]
Only two weeks ago I wrote that Facebook was dominating the internet(and Twitter) based on the latest Hitwise statistics. Two weeks later Compete is showing a similar trend with Facebook growing 3 percent domestically over the past month while Twitter drops by around 2 percent. As I mentioned last month though, direct traffic to the Twitter.com site […]
Are you addicted to Facebook? It starts of with a simple exploration of your friends on the site and suddently you are logging on 10 times a day to see if any of your friends have made updates to their profile, changed their relationship status or have posted new videos or articles. Suddnely you are […]
It wasn’t so long ago that Facebook was only for college students at fancy schools. But these days it’s for everyone. And by everyone that means work acquaintances you don’t necessarily want to share your life with, friends from college who will tag you in inappropriate pictures and high-school classmates who will spam you with […]