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The new social, working locally, and building worlds

The new social, working locally, and building worlds Insights and thoughts from Design Indaba 2016 The Twisted Toast design team attended the Johannesburg simulcast of the final day of Design Indaba 2016, and came back with new ideas, things to think about and a ton of questions. This was my first time at the Indaba, [...]

By |2019-02-07T12:17:08+02:00February 26th, 2016|Posts|Comments Off on The new social, working locally, and building worlds

Internet security does not exist

Internet security woes By Louis Eksteen As web developers, we are often asked by clients if internet security exists. Our answer is no. All websites are at risk of being attacked, hacked, compromised or in some or other way interfered with by the dark masters of the web. This happens everywhere, all the time. If you cannot [...]

By |2019-02-07T12:17:18+02:00February 26th, 2016|Posts|Comments Off on Internet security does not exist

Super-charged Like

Loving the Like By Kim Browne   Like is so over-used and I’m just loving the new Facebook emojicons. I had to physically stop myself from loving, wowing and laughing my way through the latest posts this morning. It’s nice to have an angry & sad face too – you don’t really want to “like” anyone’s misfortune. Awkward [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:49+02:00February 26th, 2016|Posts|Comments Off on Super-charged Like

Facebook soars, Twitter falls

Why Facebook trumps Twitter By Louis Eksteen The social media scene in 2016 is shaping up to be very different to the recent past. Apart from Facebook not putting a foot wrong, Snapchat seems poised for significant monetisation, with influential advertising decision makers calling this innovative messaging service the one to watch this year. Many large brands [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:49+02:00January 29th, 2016|Posts|Comments Off on Facebook soars, Twitter falls

Ground control to Major Tom…

Ground control to Major Tom… By Kim Browne If ever I needed an extra day – 2016 is a great year to get it! After liking and sharing a minion Facebook post, proclaiming 2016 starts again on 1 February, as January was just a trial month, I’ve decided to own it. Which technically means I’ve [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:50+02:00January 29th, 2016|Posts|Comments Off on Ground control to Major Tom…

Five online predictions for 2016

Online predictions 2016: Internet TV By Louis Eksteen   Looking at 2016, our online lives will continue to evolve and improve. My online predictions for next year include the increasing impact of internet TV on traditional broadcast television and the way in which new living spaces incorporate an online lifestyle. 1. Online living New lifestyle developments such as [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:50+02:00November 27th, 2015|Posts|Comments Off on Five online predictions for 2016

The year of more

More to do in 2016 By Kim Browne   As we hurtle to the end of the year the word that sums up 2015 for me is more. More work, more clients, more pressure, more, more, more... We’ve grown our business, we’ve grown our agency and we’re blessed with an awesome team of individuals who just [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:50+02:00November 27th, 2015|Posts|Comments Off on The year of more

Four reasons to use Twitter advertising

Twitter advertising is easy and effective By Louis Eksteen   Twitter continues to surprise investors on the downside of growth expectations. Investor reaction to its most recent financial results show how hard it is to satisfy return-hungry stockholders. For these shareholders the only metric that counts is growth rate. For them Twitter needs to grow active users [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:50+02:00October 30th, 2015|Posts|Comments Off on Four reasons to use Twitter advertising

Running towards year-end

Preparing for a run By Kim Browne   I don’t like being unprepared. I like to plan everything carefully and arrive early rather than late for meetings. It’s just who I am. I have a white board behind me at the office and client chase lists detailing all work. At home I couldn’t function without a [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:50+02:00October 30th, 2015|Posts|Comments Off on Running towards year-end

Why ShowMax is no Netflix

ShowMax compares poorly to Netflix, real TV apps By Louis Eksteen ShowMax was launched recently in a blitz of publicity and advertising. Tech insiders were quickly gushing South Africa’s Netflix has arrived. But has it really? I don’t think so. Not if you’ve actually got the real Netflix. Or HBO NOW, Showtime, Hulu, Amazon Prime Instant [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:40:50+02:00September 25th, 2015|Posts|Comments Off on Why ShowMax is no Netflix