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5 May
TikTok on Wednesday announced an ad revenue-sharing program with the social media platform's most prominent creators, moving closer to a model already used by its competitors.
29 Apr
Tesla chief Elon Musk sold about $4 billion worth of shares in the electric carmaker in the days after Twitter's board agreed to his $44 billion takeover of the social media platform. Musk sold 4.4 million Tesla shares on Tuesday and Wednesday -- according to filings Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the US…
27 Apr
Global technology firm, SHAREit Group, has announced that its digital content sharing and streaming app SHAREit, has been ranked number four media source globally in volume and power rankings in non-gaming categories and number seven in all categories on the In-App purchases (IAP) index, marking another growth milestone.  It also ranked eighth on the global…
25 Apr
Twitter on Monday confirmed it is selling the platform to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk in a deal valued at $44 billion. The sale was a dramatic shift for the board, which had originally manoeuvred to block Musk from taking the social media network private. "Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter…
16 Apr
Even for the richest person on the planet, buying Twitter was always going to be a challenge a highly complex financial transaction now made even trickier by a defensive...
6 Apr
TELSA Chief Executive Officer, Elon Musk, has bought a 9.2 per cent stake in micro-blogging platform Twitter. Reuters reports the deal likely makes the South African-born Musk...
23 Mar
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has stressed the need to entrench transparency, laws, and regulations in social media usage to ensure a safer digital space, devoid of illegalities and promoters of fake news.
10 Mar
Meta, owner of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has announced plans to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) for improved functionalities.
23 Feb
American photo and video sharing social networking service, Instagram has offered tips on how users can protect themselves from phishing and scams.
21 Feb
In a bid to promote safety, security and well-being on its site, short-form mobile video platform, TikTok, has announced updates to its community guidelines to further support the well-being of users and the integrity of the platform.
9 Feb
Search giant, Google has announced the expansion of its two-step verification (2SV) process for logins to enhance account security after its newly introduced two-step verification initiative saw a 50 per cent drop in account breaches for 150 million Gmail and two million YouTube creator accounts under the 2SV initiative.
26 Jan
The German government is considering a ban on encrypted messaging app Telegram after it was repeatedly used as a channel for spreading anti-vaccine conspiracy theories and even death threats. The app has also played a key role in mobilising turnout at some of the most violent protests in opposition to the German government's Covid-19 policies…


2 hours ago
Mr Yakubu Lawal, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism that was abducted by gunmen has regained freedom.
3 hours ago
A man was injured and a woman was in serious condition after a shooting in a shopping centre in southern Sweden on Friday, police said.
4 hours ago
South Africa's largest ethnic group, the Zulus, will on Saturday crown a new king following a year of feuding over who should ascend to the throne of the country's most influential traditional monarchy.
5 hours ago
NEW YORK, USA, 19 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Countries should consider giving a second COVID-19 vaccine booster to older persons, pregnant women, health workers, people with weaker immune systems and those at higher risk of severe disease, experts appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.  The recommendation comes in a statement issued by the Strategic…
5 hours ago
Some civil servants in the South East have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF) to make the agency meet up its mandate of housing provision.