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…
8 Dec 2021
Social media platform, Meta, has announced the launch of the ‘Good Ideas Deserve To Be Found’ campaign to spotlight the inspiring stories of the people behind the businesses
12 Nov 2021
Search giant, Google, has announced funding for 34 recipients in its Google.org Impact Challenge for women and girls across the globe.
11 Nov 2021
YouTube announced Wednesday the tally of "dislike" clicks on videos will no longer be visible to the public to protect creators from harassment and targeted attacks.
5 Nov 2021
“Always trust people to be who they are, trust them to be themselves”. It was a post caption by Dilan Abeya in one of his Instagram posts, where he displayed his fit self and impressively built muscles. The post took Instagram by storm and contributed to the tremendous series of accomplishments that have led to…
3 Nov 2021
Scandal-hit Facebook is shutting down its long-criticized facial recognition system and deleting scan data on a billion people, it said Tuesday, in a shock response to privacy concerns.
27 Oct 2021
Twitter said Tuesday it had posted a $537 million net loss in the third quarter after settling a lawsuit alleging investors were misled about slowing user growth.
26 Oct 2021
Social Media platform, Facebook and Comic Republic have announced the launch of #NoFalseNewsZone online comic book, an educational comic series designed to help people think critically about the messages they see and read online.
10 Oct 2021
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…
7 Oct 2021
Social media platform, Facebook has blamed mis-configuration changes for the massive global blackout the company’s platforms experienced on Monday.
4 Oct 2021
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…
4 Oct 2021
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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President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerians living in the US for the exemplary roles they are playing in their different fields of endeavour.
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Israeli troops killed a Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, the Palestinian Authority said, with Israel's army saying soldiers fired on "armed suspects" during a routine patrol.
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A Moroccan prisoner of war released as part of an exchange between Moscow and Kyiv said he wanted to draw attention to the "struggle" of Ukraine as he returned home Saturday.
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Africa is indeed blessed with rich cultures, food, and talents. Senegalese Chicken Yassa is a mouth-watering West African comfort food. Think of a tender chicken with lots of caramelized spicy onions in lemon sauce, now you know :). INGREDIENT Chicken Onion (diced) Cooking oil Lemon juice Garlic (minced) Pepper (ground) Mustard METHOD Marinate the chicken…
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