Social media most common source of information on corruption, survey reveals
A survey released yesterday by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) showed that social media and the Internet are the most common sources of information on corruption.
Social Media Influencer Jailed For Attempting To Steal Domain Name At Gunpoint
A social media influencer Rossi Lorathio Adams II has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for plotting to steal a domain name at gunpoint. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa, Adams on Monday received the sentence after he was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to interfere with…
Nigerian youth and their scary use of social media
The media over the past week has been full of disturbing news of our Nigerian youth and their scary use of social media. There is a need for youths to understand the importance of digital footprints and how what is shared on the Internet stays online forever. During my recently concluded online safety training, which…
Hate, social media bills an attempt to stifle expression, democracy, NANS alleges
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has described the Social Media and Hate Speech bills as an attempt to “maim Nigerians’ freedom of expression and the country’s democracy.”
Nigerians fault government’s plan to regulate social media
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said there was no going back on the government’s plan to regulate social media in Nigeria to deter hate speech.
‘It’ll be difficult to regulate social media’
The truth is that we’ll always have issues like that especially when some people are aggrieved and I’m actually happy that they consider going to court to seek justice and that is what we encourage responsible
Can Instagram Influencers Survive Without Likes?
6th October 2010, Instagram application came to the social media market. At first, people were sceptical. We had Facebook, we were happy, meeting new people, having Facebook chats and growing smooth relationships with strangers. No one ever thought that Instagram will be a source of income to so many, we have had models getting endorsements,…
The Internet At 50: Life As It Was And Now Is
The internet was invented 50 years ago this week, with a simple message sent from the University of California, Los Angeles to the Stanford Research Institute (SRI). Unfortunately, the system crashed only two characters into the transmission of the word “login”; SRI received only “lo” — “as in ‘lo and behold!’” in the words of…
Kukah cautions FG on social media regulation
The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has cautioned the Federal Government against planned regulation of social media, saying it could hinder freedom of speech.