Recently, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook faced a long six-hour outage. Initially, many people blamed it on their internet service provider but soon the realization that it is not the faulty internet connection but the fact that these social media platforms were actually not functioning as a shock to many. Even though many users of these…
Social media platform, Facebook has blamed mis-configuration changes for the massive global blackout the company’s platforms experienced on Monday.
Facebook along with its Instagram and WhatsApp services began returning online Monday after a massive and lengthy outage that added to the social network's woes. Facebook's family of apps essentially "disappeared" from the internet for several hours after a traffic routing problem that made the sites unreachable by users, according to Cloudflare, a website security…
Major social media services including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were hit by a massive outage on Monday, tracking sites showed, impacting potentially tens of millions of users. Outage tracker Downdetector was showing outages in heavily populated areas like Washington and Paris, with problems being reported from around 1545 GMT. Users trying to access Facebook in…
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Findings have revealed that children in Nigeria spend unduly long time engaged on digital technology daily. They do this through watching television, playing video games or surfing the Internet.
Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has warned that unless proactive steps are taken to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and assets, Nigeria could be exposed to worse cyber attacks.
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Starting this November, WhatsApp will no longer support devices running anything older than Android 4.1. Other supported OSes include iOS 10 or newer and KaiOS 2.5.1 or newer.
Indian microblogging app, Koo, has disclosed plan to formally register in Nigeria.
Instagram is one of the highest-grossing social media apps, and many use it to expand their businesses and acquire fame. To this day, Instagram has more than one billion active users, making it an excellent brand launching and identity-building platform. If you want to use Instagram to grow yo ur network fast, you might be…
Instagram on Tuesday defended itself against a report that the social network harms the mental health of young girls, saying it plans to play down posts promoting myths about beautiful bodies.
As the global community marks the 2021 International Identity Day, an IT expert, Esigie Aguele, has called for deeper collaboration among industry stakeholders to build trust and support the adoption of digital systems in Nigeria. According to him, while the country, through the instrumentality of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has made significant…
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