First day of the weekly grind. And MTN is back again in the news. This time, a change up in leadership. We also talk about Facebook, post-it notes, how to help slacktivists from their lethargy and so much more. All in today’s roundup.

Why Do Viral Ads Go, Well, Viral?

A sciencey look at viral ads.

Six Iconic Voice Actors

A quick look at some of the men and women who have pleased our ears, and hearts, with their unique voice talents over the years.

Four Digital Alternatives To Post-It Notes

Post-it notes look cool, until you are swamped with about a thousand. Then they become a nuisance. Having them in digital form could help with that. Afterall, a million digital notes never hurt anyone, except your memory card.

Promoting pages on Facebook is a waste of money. Here is why

Next time you’re factoring social media into your marketing campaign, you may want to rethink your KPI. You may rethink putting Facebook likes so high up on the list after reading this.

Product Idea: The Fault Detector

Science fiction makes its way into the real world. A device that can detect faults in our stars, cars and a host of other devices? Sign us up!

Backing social justice causes on social media

They produce more slacktivists than activists. All is not lost though. Here’s how to convert slacktivists to activists. Because real world problems usually require more than a click or tweet to solve

MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa Resigns

The latest chapter in the NCC vs MTN saga. MTN Boss, Sifiso Dabengwa, resigns as a consequence of $5.2bn fine


We won’t block WhatsApp: Vodacom       {TechCentral}

Over-the-top services such as Internet messaging application WhatsApp, are eating Vodacom’s “lunch” but the company has no plan to block the service. This is according to group CEO Shameel Joosub.

CNN International & MTN launch Africa-focused news app    {TechMoran}

MTN and  CNN International have launched a dedicated ‘Africa View’ news app as part of a multi-platform commercial partnership between the two companies, spanning advertising, sponsorship and digital components.

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