‘Nigeria has 27m active Facebook users’
Out of the 67 million active Facebook users in Africa, Nigeria has 27 million with 14 million being daily active subscribers.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Defends New Breach Scandal Involving Netflix
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg pushed back Wednesday against emails showing the social media giant offering Netflix and other popular apps preferential access to people's data even after it had tightened its privacy rules. A British parliamentary committee investigating whether the social media behemoth was being used to manipulate the results of elections published 250 pages…
Facebook No Longer Best Place To Work
Facebook has dropped in its ranking as the best place to work, renowned job site Glassdoor has stated. The social network which ranked as number one in 2018 has dropped to number 7 in 2019 in the job site’s 100 best places to work. This year sees one tech company add to the 28 tech…
Facebook moves against fake news ahead of Nigeria’s election
As part of its continued commitment to tackling false news, fake accounts and hate speech, as well as improving the transparency of advertising on its platform, Facebook has held an Election Integrity Exhibition for media, civil society partners and other stakeholders in Nigeria. Outlining the work it has been doing in Nigeria, the exhibition also…
Facebook holds Election Integrity Exhibition in Lagos
Lagos, Nigeria – November 30, 2018: As part of its continued commitment to tackling false news, fake accounts and hate speech, as well as improving the transparency of advertising on its platform, Facebook today held an Election Integrity Exhibition for media, civil society partners and other stakeholders in Nigeria.
Departing Facebook comms chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
The outgoing head of Facebook's communications team on Wednesday took responsibility for the controversial hiring of a conservative consulting firm accused of using "black ops" style techniques, acknowledging critics including investor George Soros were targeted.
Mark Zuckerberg Refuses To Step Down As Facebook Chairman
The Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg, is fighting back against the demand for him to step down as chairman. Zuckerberg made the comments of not stepping down in a recent interview with CNN. According to Facebook’s latest proxy, Zuckerberg share of the voting power amongst Facebook investors was 59.9%, meaning shareholders can’t force him…
How To Minimise Your Time On Social Media
Social media undoubtedly has its importance which ranges from instant messaging, socialising and business. But its disadvantage cannot be downplayed. It has been warned that social media accounts for the reason most people are unhealthy physically and mentally and psychologically. Although a lot of people earn their living through the constant use of social media,…
Facebook denies hiding Russian sabotage, but fires lobbying firm
Facebook on Thursday denied allegations in the New York Times that it tried to mislead the public about its knowledge of Russian misinformation ahead of the 2016 US presidential election, but severed links with a Republican consultancy.
Girl lures out Facebook lover, snatches car at gun point
A 22-year-old girl, simply identified as Sandra has allegedly snatched a Toyota RAV4 2011 model with registration number Lagos KTU 311DV and other valuables from a man suspected to be her Facebook lover. The man (names withheld) who lives in Oganiru Estate complex, Awka, Anambra State, was lured by the girl while they were chatting…