Tag: South Africa


Will SA win the bid? #RWC2023

The day is finally here, where South Africa will hear if it has won the bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, after the announcement that South Africa was the preferred host nation by the Rugby World Cup Board more than two weeks ago. Although the last two weeks have been messy with France […]

Crimson Hexagon and YOUKNOW South African Consumer Trends Report

In partnership with Crimson Hexagon, the worlds leading social analytics platform, we analysed social conversation across Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and forums between 2012 and 2017 to extract the most pertinent trends in conversation around the Travel, Entertainment, Fitness and Automotive industries. With almost 2.68 billion internet users and only 27% social media penetration, South Africa still has […]

YOUKNOW named as Stackla reseller in Africa – win with User Generated Content

YOUKNOW is proud to announce that we’ve added Stackla to our incredible suite of products. Stackla has named YOUKNOW as a reseller in the African market, which perfectly complements the work we’ve done with Lithium and Crimson Hexagon in the region over the last few years. WHAT IS STACKLA? The way people communicate and experience […]

OUTsurance video sparks outrage.

OUTsurance made headlines this weekend by publishing a video for Father’s day on Twitter and Facebook which was not representative of South Africa’s demographics. The video featured mostly white dads and one black father. The advert landed the company in hot water, where the public took to Twitter and slated the insurer for their ‘racist’ […]

Social listening around #Capestorm

With Cape Town being declared a disaster zone during the worst drought the province has experienced since 1904, we had a look at what Capetonians and the rest of South Africa had to say as they weathered the #Capestorm Using Crimson Hexagon, we uncovered the following: Although many Capetonians battened down the hatches in preparation […]

Beer and Craft Beer in South Africa

Beer vs Craft Beer – South Africans are voting on Social Media

South Africa: we’re a proud, beer-loving nation. Everyone has their favourites, but with the craft beer revolution upon us, the choices have become more complicated. Fortunately, these choices are something that we, the public, are happy to express in the public forums of our chosen social networks. Having a look at the public opinion and conversation around Beer in […]