Facebook to broadcast La Liga games for free
Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and a host of La Liga stars will be beamed for free to viewers in the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook to broadcast live matches, the Spanish top flight division said Tuesday.
Man nabbed for allegedly robbing, raping women through Facebook
The Lagos State police command at the weekend arrested a man who allegedly specialises in luring women on Facebook with the motive of raping and robbing them.
Egypt's Coptic pope quits 'waste of time' Facebook
The head of Egypt's Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, has shut down his Facebook page, saying it was a "waste of time", after the church ordered monks off social media. State-run Al-Ahram newspaper said on Saturday that Tawadros's decision was in line with a dozen measures announced Thursday by the church relating to the activities…
Facebook, Instagram introduce time-management tools for users
Social media platforms, Facebook and Instagram, have introduced new tools to help people manage their time on the platforms.One of the new tools, known as the dashboard, is a daily reminder, and a new way to limit notifications.
Instagram And Facebook To Let Users Time Themselves
Facebook and Instagram are going to help you manage your time better on social media by introducing tools to help users manage their time on the social networks, Facebook has announced. The new set of features, called “Your time on Facebook” and “Your activity” on Instagram will be found in the settings page of both…
Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify the source although Russia is suspected of involvement.
Mad splasher fired after backlash over dousing Canadian pedestrians
A Canadian van driver who splashed pedestrians along a downtown Ottawa street has been fired by his employer after a video of his mischief provoked an online backlash. Police, however, told AFP they have decided not to press charges in the case. The driver was filmed apparently deliberately veering toward big puddles in the nation's…
Facebook partners She Leads Africa for female entrepreneurship training
Building on its commitment to train people in vital digital skills across Nigeria throughout the year, Facebook has announced two training dates specifically designed for female entrepreneurs and owners of Small and Medium-sized Businesses in Kaduna. Partnering with She Leads Africa (SLA), #SheMeansBusiness Nigeria is the first to launch in Sub-Saharan Africa and will bring…
Adegboruwa sues APC chieftain, Joe Igbokwe, over facebook publication
Lagos lawyer and rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has filed a suit against the All Progressive Congress Chieftain, Joe Igbokwe over a Facebook post accusing the Supreme Court of selling justice to the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike. The suit, No. FHC/L/CS/1240/2018 and filed before a Federal High Court, Lagos, is seeking to sanction Igbokwe,…
Zuckerberg at center of Holocaust denial controversy
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has found himself at the center of a fresh row after saying the social network should not prohibit posts which deny the Holocaust.