As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect
Manon, 17, has a Facebook account but to connect with her friends she turns to other social networks like Instagram or Snapchat.
Facebook teams up with Digivate 360, Rabbington Media, FATE Foundation to train entrepreneurs
In line with its commitment to train 50,000 people throughout 2018, Facebook has rolled out a series of training dates specially designed for entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized businesses in Lagos.
Facebook unveils fun features for 2018 World Cup
As the 2018 FIFA World Cup gets underway in Russia, Facebook and Messenger are introducing a number of product features to help fans cheer on the action during the football fiesta. With the new features, Users will see an animated message on their News Feed inviting them to share their support by accessing one of the 32-team frames...
Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp growing
News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, according to a study published Thursday which also found high levels of international public concern about fake news online.
Facebook takes deep tech roadshow to campuses
As part of its ongoing commitment and investment in growing the tech ecosystem, and driving innovation across Nigeria, Facebook has announced a university wide roadshow across the country. Following the recent announcement at its new NG_Hub space in Lagos, the new FB Start Accelerator programme, a deep-tech focused research and mentorship-driven initiative, will be the focus of…
AfDB claims $1.64 billion investments in innovations, STEM
An initiative that is expected to put youths in Nigeria and other parts of Africa on a new pedestal of development, especially through job creations has been sealed by the African...
Turnbull wants Zuckerberg to answer questions in Australia
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.
Social media exposure, what females fail to fathom
A study carried out by the American Press Institute on how Millennials use and control social media shows that about 80 per cent of young people get their news and other information from Facebook.
Facebook to swap 'trending' topics for breaking news
Facebook on Friday said it is getting rid of a "trending" topics feature as it tests ways for publishers to deliver reliable breaking news. The Trending feature introduced four years ago listed stories buzzing on Facebook at any given time. "We're exploring new ways to help people stay informed about timely, breaking news that matters…