#ImStaying and Zapper have joined forces to provide relief for small businesses in and around South Africa by using Zapper’s state of the art voucher technology system. Jarette Petzer, CEO and Founder of #ImStaying explained why this is an important collaboration from #ImStaying.   “A major drive of #ImStaying is to assist and stimulate small business

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The Coronavirus has put schools across the world in an unprecedented position, compelling many to quickly transition from traditional, in-person education to an online experience. This is a new skill for most, so the degree of change can’t be overstated, yet faculty are focused on getting it right so they continue to provide a great

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Small businesses are one of the communities hit hardest by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Many are in survival mode—forced to pivot existing strategies, develop new sales pipelines and customer relationships, and remain motivated despite the headwinds. We recognize that not every small business leader has even a minute to pause. But for those that do,

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Group Video App Houseparty Sees 70x Growth Amid the COVID-19 Lockdowns

With everybody locked inside due to the COVID-19 pandemic, streaming video is the order of the day, with video calls on both Messenger and WhatsApp more than doubling over the past month, and group streaming app Zoom seeing massive growth. Multi-participant streaming app Houseparty is also posting huge numbers – as per Bloomberg: “In the past month, Houseparty has seen 50 million

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With many people turning to Facebook groups to stay connected and informed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook has been working to add new group tools and options to help admins provide accurate, timely information, and manage their communities during the crisis. Now, Facebook’s adding a new educational element to this push, with a series of free workshops to provide

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Facebook Launches New App for Apple Watch to Help Stay in Touch With Close Connections

There must be something in Facebook’s usage data that indicates a trend towards increased interaction with close connections within its apps – or maybe within other apps that Facebook’s trying to steal away. Last week, Facebook’s experimental NPE team launched a new app called ‘Tuned‘ which is a couple-centric messaging tool where you can share more

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You won’t need to leave your house during lockdown with our handy list of local delivery services. Although supermarkets and pharmacies are operational during the 21-day lockdown, remaining at home is the safest policy – and the best way to flatten the curve and contain the spread of Covid-19 in Cape Town. Which is why

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Facebook is Taking Legal Action Against a Company Using Cloaking to Re-Direct Ads

Facebook has filed new lawsuit over violation of its terms and conditions, this time taking aim at a company called ‘LeadCloak’ and its use of ad ‘cloaking’ to re-direct user actions. As explained by Facebook: “Cloaking is a malicious technique that impairs ad review systems by concealing the nature of the website linked to an ad. When ads are

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Crowdfunding initiatives to support in the fight against #Covid19SA

The implementation of the national 21 day lockdown to flatten the curve of the COVID19 pandemic has interrupted the lives of all South Africans. While our economy has come to a halt and many things seem uncertain, the South African spirit remains intact. Take a look at these crowdfunding initiatives launched on BackaBuddy, to support South Africans in

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