This was stated at the 2017 World Communications Forum (WCF), held in Geneva, Switzerland, by an International Communicator, Speaker and Development Expert, Micheal Bociurkiw.
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The professional social network LinkedIn said Monday its membership had swelled to 500 million, as its user base showed steady growth following its acquisition last year by Microsoft.
On AI & AR, Facebook goes for the kill
Facebook concluded its 10th annual F8 developers’ conference last Wednesday. The 2-day event took place in San Jose, California with a record number of over four thousand attendees. Here are a few things to keep an eye on.
Police seek US suspect accused of committing murder on Facebook
"Suspect did broadcast the killing on Facebook Live and has claimed to have committed multiple other homicides which are yet to be verified," Cleveland police wrote on Twitter.
Facebook looking at behavior to weed out fake accounts
Facebook on Wednesday said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages.
Glo targets cross-border connectivity in Africa
West Africa’s telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has promised to use its comprehensive telecommunications infrastructure and international partnerships to connect tertiary institutions in Africa.
Facebook boasts 170m users in Africa
The world’s biggest social network Facebook now has 170 million users in Africa.
NFL passes streaming to Amazon, after Twitter
Amazon announced Wednesday it is making a foray into streaming live sports with a deal to add pro US football games to its Prime subscription video service.
Twitter drops egg icon in battle with internet 'trolls'
An egg icon that for years marked profiles of new Twitter users was gone Monday, a victim of "trolls" who often hid behind them to launch anonymous online attacks.
Government agencies, institutions playing low on social media
Government agencies appeared to be slow at leveraging the social media platforms for better public engagements.A major study undertaken by Instinct Wave Group Ltd., a consulting firm, showed that some public agencies and parastatals are not doing enough in terms of embracing the social media.