German competition watchdog to rule on Facebook
Germany's competition watchdog is set to rule Thursday on whether Facebook abused its dominant position in social media to collect excessive data and could even ban the site's "Like" buttons from other webpages.
Facebook urges publishers to leverage creative content for improved revenue
Social media giants, Facebook, has called on publishers to leverage on creative content for better revenue generation. Facebook's Strategic Media Partnerships Manager for Sub Sahara Africa, Jocelyn Muhutu-Remy, made the call while speaking at a session tagged 'Art of monetising good storytelling through the social media' hosted by The Guardian during the Social Media Week at…
SMW Lagos: Facebook, Google urge usage of platforms to debunk fake news
Facebook and Google on Monday urged users to access tools on its platforms to debunk false news and misinformation. The tech companies gave the charge at a session tagged 'Gatekeeping in the era of fake news, the impact of social media during election' hosted by The Guardian during the Social Media Week at Victoria Island,…
Facebook partners Nigerian firm to intensify fight against fake news
Facebook has partnered Dubawa, a Nigerian Online platform, to intensify the fight against fake information in the country. Adaora Ikenze, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy for West and Central Africa said on Monday that the partnership came following the recent launch of Facebook....
Entrepreneurs get free Facebook marketing training
If you are fond of using Facebook to interact with friends and acquaintances, you will be amazed how this digital platform can help you establish your brand, build your network, and find the right audience.
Facebook sees higher profits, more friends
Facebook said Wednesday that quarterly profit climbed to an all-time record $6.9 billion as it boosted its global user base despite scandals that have dented the leading social network's image.
Facebook moves to uphold election integrity, check fake news, others
Famous social medium, Facebook, is floating new operational centres and programmes globally to protect election integrity and check fake news and voter suppression.
Mass culpability and political tension in Nigeria
Were Nigeria a human being, she would invariably come down with an acute case of hypertension every four years. Around the time of the general elections, that is. Of course, she would have minor cases in-between, when elections hold in those states whose history of electoral litigations has gifted electoral timetables different from that of…
Facebook partners Nigerian hubs to promote entrepreneurship
In continuation of its desire to empower and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among young people in Nigeria, Facebook today announced that it is launching a new incubation programme in partnership with its satellite hubs to help local start-ups and upcoming entrepreneurs realise their business goals. Participating hubs in the 8-week program include Colab, Roar…
Digital opportunities for Nigerian Sports in 2019
Despite the many challenges faced by the Nigerian sports industry in 2018, the year 2019 offers yet another opportunity to try to become bigger and more impactful economically. In this piece, I attempt to proffer some solutions to the problems and how Nigerian sport can make use of some of the available digital tools to…