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19 Sep
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.
15 Sep
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…
15 Sep
TikTok: it's the latest craze among young people and is setting a new precedent in our relationship with social media networks.  Not too long ago, Instagram and Facebook were at the helm of the social media marketing industry, taking big gains from brands and companies alike.  However, there's a new kid on the block, and…
9 Sep
An educational campaign, #NoFalseNewsZone, aimed at helping people identify false news and educate them on ways to minimise its spread in Nigeria, has been launched.
31 Aug
As an influencer, Juris Bruvers knows a few tricks about launching a new project or business or working to grow your existing enterprise, social media branding should be central to your strategy. Just about everyone you could hope to snag as a customer is already using social; so, why aren’t you using it, too? Juris…
19 Aug
Facebook on Thursday unveiled technology for "workrooms," allowing remote collaboration for people using its Oculus virtual reality gear.
18 Aug
Twitter on Tuesday announced a new feature to allow users to flag content that could contain misinformation, a scourge that has only grown during the pandemic.
11 Aug
Google on Tuesday unveiled a series of online safety measures for children including a private setting for videos uploaded by teens and safeguard for ads shown to users under 18. The new features, which come amid heightened concerns about online child exploitation and safety at a time of growing internet usage during the global pandemic,…
11 Aug
Instagram on Wednesday announced new measures to curb abusive and racist content on the image-centric social network, following an onslaught of hateful comments directed at UK footballers after the Euro 2020 final.
28 Jul
Instagram on Tuesday introduced changes designed to keep young users safer by making them harder to find at the image-centric social network.
28 Jul
Identity management in Nigeria has received a boost with the launch of an application.
28 Jul
Despite its ban in Nigeria and India, Twitter’s second quarter report, showed improved performance. In its released earnings report for Q2, Twitter declared total revenue of $1.19 billion. Compared to the $683 million that was posted in Q2 2020, Twitter’s revenue grew by 74 per cent, showing a remarkable bounce back from the harsh economic effects…


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It has been three days since the Nigerian government launched its eNaira digital currency. The days have been characterised by complaints and displeasing experiences for users of the applications. Mark Samuel, one of the users of the eNaira Speed wallets described the application as "an app with so many flaws." Samuel's reaction is one out…
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Beeta Arts Festival is the unique new pan-African celebration organised by the Beeta Universal Arts Foundation. The festival debuts in Abuja on the 12th to 14th of November 2021 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel and the Art-Tech District, Abuja.  The festival’s theme is RE-IMAGINE. It seeks to foster arts development and cultural unity by synergising…
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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced an additional 166 Coronavirus (COVID-19) new infections from 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the country .
1 hour ago
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has inaugurated a 5-Megawatt Independent Power Project (IPP) in Ekiti, as a way of addressing the shortage of electricity supply to Institutions and private sector in the state.
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Brad Pitt's petition appeal to disqualify the private judge in his custody battle with ex Angelina Jolie has been denied by the California Supreme Court. Pitt's lawyers had pushed that the court disqualifies the private judge hearing the case for failing to disclose his business relationships with Pitt's attorneys sufficiently.  However, on Wednesday, the California…