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More Data, Better Analysis To Combat Dwindling Organic Reach On Facebook

A better understanding of exactly when a brand’s potential audience is online and most receptive and responsive to content – gained through access to and better analysis of data – would go a long way to assisting social media managers combat the dwindling organic reach figures coming out of Facebook.
Our Digital Media Director, Klaus Germann [...]

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Musical hacks – Broke.Made.Created.

Last Thursday and Friday, Hellocomputer hosted the 2014 Break.Make.Create hackathon that was, for the first time, open to the broader industry and public. A total of thirteen teams competed in this year’s event with ten teams based at the Cape Town office and three teams at the Johannesburg office.
David Moffatt, MD at Hellocomputer, spoke about [...]

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HC RAK Response

We want to start by thanking Aqua for our RAK nomination. We’re proud to take part in a positive pay-it-forward initiative.
For our Random Act of Kindness, we wanted to start something that could truly change the lives of others. And not just one or two, but as many lives as possible. So, we looked at [...]

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Break.Make.Create.

Break.Make.Create. – straight from the minds at Hellocomputer headquarters, is South Africa’s newest hackathon. The concept was approached with the intention to not only improve the skill set of the marketing industry, but to give all creative, technical minded and innovative thinkers the chance to tinker, craft and play.
With the acknowledgement of the industry’s need [...]

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XooXity Hack: Meet the winners

 

Earlier this month, Hellocomputer and Between 10 and 5 hosted a hackathon at Tshimologong (47 Juta Str, Braamfontein), where teams were tasked to create an interactive and light-inspired project to be displayed at the XooXity Festival of Art, Technology and Music at the Mary Fritzgerald Square on the 2 and 3rd of May in Jozi.
With [...]

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Julian Assange @ SXSW

“I exist in a situation which is the dream of a national security reporter.” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange recently took to the ‘stage’ via Skype at this year’s SXSW to urge the public to become more actively aware of how their information is being collected and used in the online world.
 
Read more here:  http://bit.ly/1gdG7tH
 
Source:  memeburn.com
 

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Hellocomputer are at SXSW Interactive!

Travelling from Cape Town to Austin, Texas for what can arguably be considered the biggest and best Interactive Festival in the world, is no easy feat. From lost luggage to setting our internal clocks back 8 hours, we are ready, well, sort of

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HC Swag: The Sneakers Edition

If anything is a vibe in the garment department here at HC, it’s sneakers.
Some have foot fetishes; Simon Spreckley and Mark Tomlinson have a thing for sneakers, particularly those of the Nike variety. Don’t believe us? Just try guessing how many pairs of these babies they own…
(Hint: You’re not even close).

 

They’re not the only ones. [...]

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XooXity Hackathon hosted by Hellocomputer and Between 10and5

Date: 15 March
Venue: 47 Juta Street, Braamfontein
Time: 8am to 8pm
We’re inviting you to come along to our XooXity hackathon and prototype an interactive and light-inspired project.
The winning prototype will be exhibited at the XooXity tech, music and art festival in Mary Fitzgerald Square on the 2nd & 3rd of May 2014. You will also [...]

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Valentine’s Day

The heat of the day in Cape Town was replicated by the heat in the Hellocomputer office on Valentine’s Day, with the HC and FCB peeps making sure to pull out all the stops for the nights’ dates, dinner parties, single’s night out etc. First stop though, wors rolls and cocktails on the balcony!

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