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      Because cars are gadgets
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      Incisive reviews for the gadget obsessed
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All posts by Theo Mseka

Theo was one of the founding members of Go Media, a digital media agency with an international network of clients and developed My Agent, a property portal focused on South African estate agents. He then joined Property24.com at the beginning of 2010 to manage the leading property website in South Africa. As an individual who has always been passionate about technology, he is feeling right at home working with some of the brightest minds in the property industry at Property24.com which is now part of the Korbitec group after a merger with Naspers at the end of 2009.
  • Will the property sector embrace social media?

    At the recent Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco, it was categorically stated that the social media future has already arrived in the US property sector. This was evidenced by the fact that almost all of the 2000 property professional attendees carried social-media-enabled smart phones, while 25% already utilised the cutting edge iPad. Formal research confirms these empirical markers. A recent report by eMarketer says that 60% of internet users aged 35 to 44 (and 50% of those in the 45-to-54 age group) will use social networks at least once a month, and that 57.5% of all internet users (127-million...