Local Trends

Trevor Noah and The Daily Show – Case Study – The Importance of Cross Referencing

Trevor Noah and The Daily Show – Case Study – The Importance of Cross Referencing

During the month of March, we ran a campaign called #trackatrend. The aim of the campaign was to showcase the capabilities of Tracx using trends that were chosen by the online audience. These trends were topics of interest to the audience and covered trends like the Cricket World Cup, Lead SA Road Safety and Trevor Noah. […]

#trackatrend with Digital Republic

#trackatrend with Digital Republic

How many times have you been part of a trending conversation? Like some of these from today (16 March 2015): Hashtags allow us to track conversation topics and if these hashtags are used enough times, they become a trend. But you already knew that didn’t you? What if we told you that you can get […]

#SONA2015

#SONA2015

On 12 February 2015, Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address (SONA). In his addess, Zuma speaks about the current economic situation in various industries of South Africa and he also states how the government plans to boost the economy with various plans of action in place. According to Parliament’s website, this is […]

Samsung’s Epic Fail

Samsung’s Epic Fail

We live in a Digital world and as a result, we have seen countless examples of brands who have had a rouge tweet make it’s way past the proof reading stage and had to deal with the consequences. Although the brand in question may have quickly deleted the tweet or post, thanks to the magic […]

The aMoBros

Saturday marks the half way point for #Movember, it is the the day where the MoBros will wake up, go to the bathroom and have a deep long look at their Mo, reflecting on the month that it has been so far and just reflecting on the Mogress of their Mo. Yesterday, we posted a […]

#Movember: The month of the Moustache @MovemberSA

Movember: The month of the Moustache In 2003 in Australia, the Garone brothers decided to start growing their moustaches in an attempt to bring the badass old-fashion moustache of the 1970’s back onto the faces of twenty first century men. The Garone brothers, along with 30 other men, decided to grow a Mo for the […]

WhatsApp Blue Ticks

  On the 06th of November 2014, people started noticing these blue ticks appear on their messages on WhatsApp. When the blue ticks first appeared on my phone I wondered what they could have meant, it is just another glitch in my phone? Upon further inspection I realised that not only do the blue ticks […]

Digital Republic learns how to pick up girls from @PickupartistSA

Alrighty then. Josh (from Pick Up Artist SA) was nice enough to invite us to the seminar last night. . . So naturally, we went! We were a tad bit late to arrive, by luckily they hadn’t started yet. As we looked into the room packed tight with hundreds of men, we noticed two chairs at […]

Pick you up, put you down. . .

Soooo . . . . yesterday we heard on the radio (Highveld and 5fm) about this company called Pick Up Artist SA – apparently they are a company that help men gain the confidence and skills to talk to and “pick up” women. We were like: “For real???”. So we naturally Googled them and hey! it’s […]

Hello Ello!

We are sure you have noticed by now that there is a new social networking platform that almost EVERYONE is talking about – if you haven’t noticed by now. . . it’s called Ello (kinda like Hello, but not. . . ) Some background about what this new social networking platform is about (bullet points […]