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Facebook will soon start paying you for uploading videos on the platform

Many people are making You tube money and soon we will have Facebook money. Facebook will start paying video creators who upload videos on the platform. That sounds amazing right?…

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Once Facebook Lite is available in Kenya, download it and ditch that bloated Facebook App

A few hours ago Facebook made an announcement via Facebook News Room, about Facebook Lite. The announcement reads; By Vijay Shankar, Product Manager for Facebook Lite Today we’re introducing Facebook…

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Facebook damns Google, damns us, damns you, and damns everything

There are two products that Facebook has launched meant to damn everything. As Miguel of Forbes puts it in reference to Facebook’s Instant Articles, “we are damned if we do…

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Court orders served via Facebook

One of the most difficult items to serve is court orders. To illustrate just how difficult this has been, court orders have been used as wrapping for presents or even…

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Airtel launches its first 4G service in Africa

Airtel has launched first 4G services in Seychelles the service on a state-of-the-art network based on FD-LTE, amongst the first countries in sub Saharan Africa to commercially deploy this cutting…

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‘Facebook at Work’ to take on LinkedIn, Google and Microsoft

Just when Facebook got boring and childish, Zukerberg & Co has decided to maintain relevance with its new kid ‘Facebook at Work’.  Today, personal and professional identities are two different…

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BLOGGING

Kenyan Tech Space Needs More Critics

I have noticed with concern that those who never take risks in Tech Sector in Kenya, are the biggest critics of those that do. — Sam Gichuru (@SamGichuru) October 21,…

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BLOGGING

To regulate or not to regulate Bloggers -Why are Kenyan Journalists scared?

This week, bloggers were invited to a panel on the NTV TV show, Press Pass to discuss blogging in Kenya. The theme of the show was whether blogging is becoming…

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Social Currency: You could soon be lucky to buy products and services using tweets

Today’s business setting is nothing to compare with five years ago. Social media platforms have changed the face of business and the process it follows breaking time and geographical barriers…

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Is free Google Search helpful to anyone?

Would you love to perform Google Search for free? Then head to Zambia or hope that Internet.org’s App lands in Kenya as soon as possible. I hope you remember Internet.org….

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Why Online is better than TVs for Kenyan Advertisers

The third quarter statistics for the financial year 2013/2014 covering the months of January to March 2014 for the telecommunication and broadcast sectors were released by CA (Communication Authority of…

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Dear Facebook user, you must install Facebook Messenger, now!

I can bet that you are a Facebook user – and a user of Facebook through a phone . In particular, I bet you use the renowned Facebook App for…

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Social Media: Kenya’s double edged sword.

Internet penetration in Kenya has rapidly grown over the years with a recent tremendous growth of Social media that has been branded ‘Silicon Savanna’. The interactive platform has seen both…

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Be warned, Nigerian cyber swindle upgrades to version 2.0

I don’t like Nigerian email scams for two reasons 1. they made me have heightened hope of receiving a lot of money if I helped them transfer some funds for…

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Facebook statistics in Africa

How many Facebook users do we have in Africa? I have done an estimate for Facebook users in major countries of interest (to me) in Africa namely Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda,…

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The value of Safaricom’s bonga points

I’ve been bored the most part of the morning and with nothing much to do, I decided to humor myself by reading comments on Safaricom’s Facebook page (by the way…

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Tigo customers to get free access to Facebook

Local cellular company, Tigo has partnered Facebook to provide free access to Facebook in Kiswahili to its subscribers through their mobile phones. The maiden move is the first in East…

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Don’t be surprised if Facebook starts selling sex

Ever since sin was discovered, sex has been the most selling commodity over the centuries probably followed closely by drugs then fuel. Tech companies have not been blind to this…

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Having a million likes for a Facebook Page counts for nothing

Sometimes as bloggers we come up with outrageous headlines in an attempt to get audience; an example being the headline of this article. A million likes for a Facebook Page…

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WhatsApp add’s voice calls just after Facebook’s acquisition.

The world has been on the lookout for changes since WhatsApp was officially announced part of Facebook mid last week. The Mobile service messaging app has hinted on voice call…

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APP REVIEWS

Facebook cannot kill WhatsApp

Last week Facebook expressed intentions to buy WhatsApp for a total of 19 billion dollars (Kshs 1.6 trillion) and two days later, WhatsApp went down for over 3 hours. During…

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WhatsApp Facebook for $19 billion

Facebook can now boldly say “WhatsApp” or you can shout out to Facebook, “WhatsApp Facebook”? For $19 billion, Facebook is set to buy  WhatsApp in a strategy to become the…

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Twitter to look like Facebook

Yesterday Mashable reported that Twitter is testing a major profile redesign that looks a lot like Facebook – and Google+. A number of randomly selected users have been seeing major changes…

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NEW VIDEO ABOUT YOUR LIFE GOES LIVE ON FACEBOOK.

Facebook has launched short personalized video highlights for over hundreds of millions of its users that notes the year you joined Facebook, a couple of most liked posts on your…

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High level Facebook usage leads to Facebook Cheating

One thing that social media has aided is cheating in relationships and marriages. People have fought, separated or even divorced simply because a partner was found flirting, sex-chatting, or arranging…

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BLOGGING

Is Tujuane a reality TV or a scripted show?

Ever since the 1940s, reality TV shows have gained popularity the main reason being that the shows portray human beings in their day to day normal selves; giving the viewers…

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Facebook auto video ads coming soon

If you are one of the many who open several tabs, at one point you must have heard some music playing or someone talking but you aren’t sure from where….

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Facebook News Feed wants you to interact more with us than with your friends

Ever since Facebook came into existence there have been a lot of changes on the design more so on how News Feed works. Three major changes: First we had News…

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Tech savvy Governor

In the first three months after the General Elections Governors Evans Kidero – Nairobi, Ali Hassan Joho – Mombasa, and Alfred Mutua – Machakos were in the lips of many…

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Facebook wants to track your cursor

Not so long ago we gave you candid reasons to quit Facebook on this blog post. After Facebook removed your ability to hide yourself to potential stalkers, has allowed others…

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