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(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 20, 2014 logo of WhatsApp, the popular messaging service bought by Facebook for USD $19 billion, is seen on a smartphonein New York.Facebook's deal for the red-hot mobile messaging service WhatsApp is a savvy strategic move for the world's biggest social network, even if the price tag is staggeringly high, analysts say. - WhatsApp on Tuesday sued Israeli technology firm NSO Group, accusing it using the Facebook-owned messaging service to conduct cyberespionage on journalists, human rights activists and other. The suit filed in a California federal court contended that NSO Group tried to infect approximately 1,400 "target devices" with malicious software to steal valuable information from those using the messaging app. (Photo by STAN HONDA / AFP)

Meta introduces new features for WhatsApp Business owners

Social media platform, Meta (Facebook) has revealed plans to unveil verification process for businesses on WhatsApp.
10 months ago
(FILES) SpaceX, Twitter and electric car maker Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he speaks during his visit at the Vivatech technology startups and innovation fair at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, on June 16, 2023. - Elon Musk on August 29, 2023 lifted a ban on political ads put in place at Twitter to thwart misinformation before the billionaire bought the platform now called X. Welcoming back potentially misleading political messages at X came less than a week after former president Donald Trump posted there for the first time since January 2021. (Photo by Alain JOCARD / AFP)

Social media platform X to offer video, audio calls: Musk

The social media platform X will begin offering video and audio calling, owner Elon Musk announced on Thursday, a step towards turning the former Twitter into an "everything app."
11 months ago
This photo created on July 5, 2023, shows the Twitter logo reflected near the logo for Threads, an Instagram app. PHOTO: AFP

Twitter vs Threads: Why this is important

Last week witnessed a series of significant events unfold on social media, leaving many people intrigued yet uncertain about the details. Many people know that something significant happened, but are not entirely
1 year ago
This photo illustration created in Washington, DC, on July 5, 2023, shows Threads, an Instagram app, on the App Store, in front of the logos of Instagram and Threads. - Facebook owner Meta's new Threads app, meant to compete with Twitter, was available for pre-order on mobile app stores on iPhone and Android operating systems on July 5, 2023. Listed as "Threads, an Instagram app," the new program should be available in the coming days, and is described on Apple's app store as "Instagram's text-based conversation app." (Photo by Stefani Reynolds / AFP)

Twitter rival Threads crosses 10 mn users within hours of launch

More than 10 million people have signed up to Threads, Meta's rival to Twitter, within the first few hours of its launch, the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 12, 2023 the Twitter logo at their offices in New York City. - Twitter has dropped "state-affiliated" and "government-funded" labels from media accounts, according to a review by AFP on April 21, 2023 of many high-profile pages on the platform. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)

Twitter safety exec quits after anti-trans video strife

Twitter’s head of trust and safety on Friday confirmed she had quit the company, her departure coming after owner Elon Musk endorsed an anti-transgender video shared on the platform. “I know there’s
1 year ago

Firm launches tech health solution

AAfrihealth, a premier technology solutions provider in Nigeria, has launched a medical app called Rigour+, to transform the African healthcare landscape by addressing critical challenges and providing convenience to citizens.
1 year ago
This illustration photo taken in Los Angeles on April 20, 2023, shows Elon Musk's blue tick next to his name on a smartphone. - And so The Great Sorting has begun. Elon Musk's long promised move to strip un-paid-for Blue Ticks from Twitter users swung into action on April 20, 2023. Like some kind of Bibilical parable in which sheep and goats are separated, hundreds of high profile accounts were put on Elon's left side, while a handful of others were gathered on his right. (Photo by Chris DELMAS / AFP)

Twitter reinstates blue ticks for some media, celebrities

Twitter's blue ticks were reinstated on some media, celebrity, and other high profile accounts Saturday a move protested by many of the recipients.
1 year ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 20, 2014 logo of WhatsApp, the popular messaging service bought by Facebook for USD $19 billion, is seen on a smartphonein New York.Facebook's deal for the red-hot mobile messaging service WhatsApp is a savvy strategic move for the world's biggest social network, even if the price tag is staggeringly high, analysts say. - WhatsApp on Tuesday sued Israeli technology firm NSO Group, accusing it using the Facebook-owned messaging service to conduct cyberespionage on journalists, human rights activists and other. The suit filed in a California federal court contended that NSO Group tried to infect approximately 1,400 "target devices" with malicious software to steal valuable information from those using the messaging app. (Photo by STAN HONDA / AFP)

NCC recommends two-factor authentication to secure WhatsApp

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has recommended the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for WhatsApp users.
1 year ago