Social Media Week Lagos
Roadblocks to 5G technology in Nigeria
Most Nigerians are not paying much attention to the rollout of 5G because they are deeply skeptical of the latest technology and are already angry with their service providers.
At The Guardian sessions, experts task traditional media on content
Traditional media platforms have been enjoined to push out contents that are qualitative in order not to be pushed aside by the rising profile of Social Media.
Innovations key to sustaining engagement, says Femi Bakre
In the days of yore, the first screen people interacted with was the television. It was a period when content producers were the kings - arguably the sole determiners of when, where and how content should be consumed. Then came the new media with its disruptive tendencies that have altered the way content is interacted…
Six reasons to attend SMW Lagos 2018
The 2018 edition of the Social Media Week Lagos kicks off on Monday, February 26. Like the five previous editions, this year’s event themed ‘Closer’ will feature a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations. If you have not…
SMWLagos2017: $10b is the difference between Sango and Thor
The Social Media Week Lagos in its fifth year was held from Monday, the 27th of February to Friday, the 3rd of March 2017.
Halima Dangote wants more women in key technology leadership positions
As a part of its women empowerment initiative and sustained drive towards showcasing innovative women-led technology entrepreneurs, Dangote Group sponsored the “Women in Technology Session” at the ongoing Social Media Week.
Audu Maikori will be prosecuted - El-Rufai
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, speaking at the on-going Social Media Week 2017 on Thursday, said the music mogul will face the full brunt of the law for publishing “fake stories and pictures”.
Panelists want stricter implementation of cybercrime law at Social Media Week
The Executive Director of Stand To End Rape (STER) initiative, Oluwaseun Osowobi, said that social media has contributed significantly to rape, violence against women and girls.
Technology alone can’t solve business problems
Just as there are those that will point to negative impacts of technology products, so there are instances where over-reliance on tech to solve business problems have proved costly due to the absence of human connection.