SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter prohibits posting of private photos, videos, IDs without consent

Twitter has announced that it will not allow sharing of personal media such as photos and videos on its platform without the consent of the person in what they termed…

Twitter CTO, Parag Agrawal takes over as CEO from Jack Dorsey who’s resigned

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder, and chief executive officer of Twitter Inc has stepped down handing it over to the company’s Chief Technology Officer, Parag Agrawal. Jack in a statement to…

Facebook explains what caused its widespread outage

Yesterday, Monday, at around 5 PM, Facebook and its family of apps, including Instagram and WhatsApp, went totally inaccessible for hours bringing the whole world that that uses these apps…

TikTok surpasses 1 billion monthly active users

TikTok has announced that it has surpassed 1 billion monthly users as people around the world go to TikTok to be entertained as they learn, laugh, or discover something new….

Ryan-ban

Ray-Ban and Facebook Launch “Ray-Ban Stories” Smart Glasses

Ray-Ban and Facebook launched the first pair of smart glasses that combine style and everyday wearability to help you stay present with friends, family, and the world around you. Ray-Ban Stories let…

Nigeria

Nigeria government uses Twitter to announce suspension of Twitter operations

The Federal Government of Nigeria has taken to Twitter to announce its decision to suspend the operations of an American microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in the country. In…

Facebook audio content moderation will not be a walk in the park

There seems to be a sudden excitement and migration from the usual live videos that we have been used to, to live audio on the social media platforms recently. The…

Ghana

Why Twitter chose Ghana to host its Africa’s headquarters

Twitter has announced that it is now actively building a team in Ghana to serve as headquarters to the Africa continent. In a statement, CEO, Jack Dorsey said that Twitter…

How to move your WhatsApp chats to Telegram if you have to leave

Telegram has announced that over 100 million new users joined the app this January, thanks to the ongoing exodus triggered by WhatsApp’s new privacy policy which we have clarified here to make…

COVID-19 Pandemic
MEDIA HOUSES

The role of the media in the management of COVID-19 Pandemic

We all know about COVID-19 Pandemic because of the media. That is, if there was no coverage about COVID-19, if all governments ensured no information was made available to the…

WhatsApp bows to pressure, delays its new privacy policy by three months

WhatsApp has announced that it will delay its new privacy policy which was slated for February 8th by three months to give users more time to understand their principles and…

instagram followers

GetInsta – The easiest and fastest way to gain thousands of legit Instagram Followers

There are several reasons you may want to have thousands or even millions of followers on Instagram. Maybe you just want to be an Instagram celebrity, or you want to…

Against WhatsApp

The outcry against WhatsApp is a lot of hullabaloo about nothing

Since late last week there have been a lot of outcry against WhatsApp, and the reason being the updated WhatsApp Privacy Policy – Chief being the requirement that if by…

Telegram launches blistering attacks on WhatsApp as its new policy gathers momentum

Telegram has launched blistering attacks on Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger following the backlash the company is receiving after it announced its new policy which is supposed to take effect from February…

MEDIA HOUSES

Citizen Television tops viewership at 35 percent in latest MCK Media Report

The Status of Media Report 2020 launched by the Media Council of Kenya today has revealed that Citizen Television is leading by viewership at 35 percent followed by NTV Kenya…

Ad spending

More and more ad spending is still shifting to social media

After a sharp fall in March, digital ad spending has witnessed a strong growth worldwide, as millions of consumers shifted from brick-and-mortar stores to webshops amid the COVID-19 outbreak. According…

Facebook hosts its Communities Summit 2020, announces new tools for Group Admins

Today Facebook hosted its Communities Summit, a virtual event that was attended by more than nine hundred thousand users from across the world. Mark Zuckerberg kicked off by celebrating the…

MEDIA HOUSES

NMG has unveiled Nation.Africa, a new digital brand

Nation Media Group has today launched a new digital brand, Nation.Africa which the company says is a process of reengineering itself to accelerate its digital transformation so as to embrace the…

Facebook ‘classic’ interface will be disabled this September

Facebook has announced that its old “classic” interface with the iconic blue navigation bar at the top will disappear for good this September. Facebook is now warning users trying to…

What a perfect time to remind you to activate 2-step verification for your digital accounts

There was a major online attack on the World’s most prominent personalities in the sectors of politics, entertainment, and tech, just three days ago.  Twitter accounts belonging to former US…

Twitter is testing new 140-second audio tweets on iOS

Twitter Inc. is testing a new feature that will allow users to tweet 140-second audio tweets. The new feature has been rolled out to some limited number of users on Apple’s iOS users and will soon be availed for all the iOS users in the coming weeks. The voice tweets captures up to 140 seconds of audio, after which another new voice tweet will be automatically created in a thread if user will be having more to talk. Twitter now joins WhatsApp, Telegram and Instagram Inbox who’ve allowed users to communicate via voice notes.

Chris Cox returns to Facebook as the Chief Product Officer a year after disagreeing with Zuckerberg

On March 14, 2019, Chris Cox, decided to step down as Facebook’s Chief Product Officer at the time Facebook was reorganizing its top leadership as part of its efforts towards…

Twitter shuts its legacy site, forces the new interface down our throats

First of all, I don’t like the new Twitter.com layout, and there is nothing I can do about it other than to accept and force it down my throat.  I…

fact-checking

Facebook is playing double Standards on Fact-checking False Information

Jack Dorsey has got himself in trouble with Donald Trump for fact checking false information Real Donald Trump tweeted on May 26th. The two tweets read, “There is no way…

Twitter will verify public health experts to fight COVID-19 misinformation

As the world continues to face unprecedented lockdowns caused by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, Twitter is working with global health authorities to identify and verify accounts of public health experts…

social media life

These 3 Steps will give you an wholesome and awesome Social Media life

Social Media has grown to become like a church where people go to flaunt their achievements, and for those who don’t have any, to fake it – well, not until…

Your social media crush
LIFESTYLE

How to win your social media crush

Single or married, whether in a serious relationship or an open one, right now in your list of Facebook Friends, Twitter or IG Followers, LinkedIn Connection or even WhatsApp Status…

top 10 safety tips
LIFESTYLE

Facebook Top 10 Safety Tips for Parents shared at Facebook for Safer Internet Forum

Facebook in partnership with Watoto Watch Network hosted the “Facebook for Safer Internet Forum” to demonstrate how the company and Its family of apps are committed to online safety. Facebook…

Facebook Africa

Facebook Africa unveils it's 2019 infographic, and it is Nigeria this Nigeria that

It’s the end of the year and every organization is up and running telling us what happened in 2019 in as far as their organization is concerned. Facebook has not…

LinkedIn Premium membership
LIFESTYLE

This is why I will never pay for LinkedIn Premium Membership

If there is one important social media website it is LinkedIn, especially if you consider yourself a mature human who wants to interact only with fellow mature humans. The site…

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