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  • South Africa’s top magazines according to Facebook

    Last week, I was interested to read a post by MediaSlut that listed the top South African magazine brands in terms of Twitter followers. I decided to do a corresponding survey of SA magazine brands on Facebook. I used the Audit Bureau of Circulation(ABC) list of South African consumer magazines and searched for more than 100 of the titles on Facebook. Unfortunately, Facebook’s search is not great and there are many unofficial pages and groups. I also looked on magazine websites for links to their fan pages. Where publications have international versions, the numbers given are for the South African titles’...

  • Major investment could see Personera going global

    Technology platform Personera has announced a US$1.4-million Series A round of venture capital from Hasso Plattner Ventures Africa (HPVA), the South African subsidiary of German billionaire and venture capitalist Hasso Plattner. The personalised merchandise company provides customised digital and print products for brands' Facebook fans. The latest announcement brings its total capital raised to US$1.6-million. Personera is a free app that brands can install on their Facebook pages which offers fans the...