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How social media played a key role in the #Knysnafires

Social media is becoming an increasingly important dynamic in disaster response; one that the authorities must engage with in order to remain current. This is particularly important given the potential for both intentional and unintentional misinformation. This was one of the key points of the independent disaster report that was released by Santam last Thursday. […]

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Social media – Blunders you should avoid

Opening a social media account is easy. But, simply opening an account and posting a few updates is not good enough to say that you have accomplished social media. By avoiding some basic missteps, many businesses, including financial advisors, have the ability to increase ROI and create more opportunities from their social media accounts. Greg […]

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POPI and social media

The purpose of the POPI Act is to ensure all South African institutions conduct themselves in a responsible manner when collecting, processing, storing and sharing another entity’s personal information by holding them accountable should they abuse or compromise personal information in any way. Linda Graham from FinCommunications recently questioned how the rules of POPI apply […]

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Who owns your LinkedIn profile?

Nowadays everyone has a social media account. In some cases employees also use their personal social networking accounts for work. The question now is: who actually owns those accounts? Even if you’ve never ever used it to manage a company page ‘your LinkedIn account’ may actually belong to your employer based on your employment contract. […]

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Expand your reach via Facebook

Whether you like it or not, social media and technology have changed the way that we do business. It has changed the way that we interact, not only with our friends, but also with our clients. A recent US research study has shown that 81% of the financial advisors surveyed are using social media in […]

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Are you Digitally Linked In?

It’s the start of 2018 and you have done your annual planning. Does this include the implementation of a digital channel as part of your marketing and client interaction? Here are a few reasons why you should: Of South Africa’s total population of just over 57 million, 30 million has access to the internet, a growth of […]

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Regulating social media abuse in the workplace

This article is published with the kind consent of Van der Spuy & Partners. Dit is ook in Afrikaans beskikbaar. “I have a growing concern, not only about the time my employees are spending on social media sites, but also about the risks for my business if employees should not conduct themselves appropriately whilst online. […]

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Right to Privacy on Social Media

“My business partner managed to get hold of my Facebook password without my knowledge. I’m unhappy with the running of the business and have been talking to clients on Facebook about moving to a new business which I want to start. I never gave him my password and said the things on Facebook in private. […]

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