FG moves against Truecaller over alleged breach of privacy in Nigeria
The Federal Government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is looking into a potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by the social media platform, Truecaller.
Truecaller crosses 1 million paying subscribers mark
Truecaller has announced that it has crossed 1 million paying subscribers globally, and has added a series of a new feature to its paid subscription service, Truecaller Premium. Rolled out globally, the premium subscription service will now incorporate several advanced and more powerful spam blocking features that include automatically updating and blocking top spammers among…
Truecaller launches user verification solution for the mobile web
Truecaller today announced the global launch of its Truecaller SDK solution exclusively for the mobile web platform. With this, Truecaller SDK now supports all the key mobile platforms across Android, iOS, React and now mobile web including Progressive Web App support. Developers can access the mWeb SDK from Truecaller’s global developer portal. Across emerging markets…
Nigeria recorded low spam calls, messages in 2018
Nigeria ranked among markets that experienced low spam calls and unsolicited messages in 2018, a research conducted by Truecaller has revealed.Unlike in 2017, where Nigeria ranked ninth behind India, USA, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Mexico, Turkey, and Peru respectively in the world’s top 20 list...
PayStack partners Truecaller to enable more African businesses accept online payments
Paystack has partnered with Truecaller to allow more merchants across Africa accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, the SDK.
Truecaller reaches 100m daily active users
Truecaller has reached over 100 million active users. In less than a year, the app has leapfrogged from 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) per month to 100 million daily active users (DAUs), and still growing. With more than 20 per cent of its user base in Africa, Truecaller app service identifies more than half…
Truecaller introduces new features
Truecaller has launched Backup for Android, a new feature which allows users to backup and restore their contacts, call history, block list and settings to Google Drive. Every day hundreds of thousands of Truecaller users are switching to a new phone, getting new SIM card, resetting their device or in general having to start their…
Truecaller launches its developer programme in Nigeria
Truecaller has kicked off its Africa Launch Event in Lagos and shared their plans for the region.The company revealed it will be setting up headquarters in the region and hire key personals for its operations.
Nigeria ranks 9th on global spam calls
Nigeria has been ranked ninth in the world for spam calls, according Truecaller Insight report released earlier this week, in spite of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) efforts to address spam calls and unsolicited short message service (SMS).
Truecaller rates Nigeria 9th most spammed country
Truecaller Insights Special Report on Friday rated Nigeria as the 9th most spammed country in the world.The Marketing Manager, Truecaller, Ms Lindsey Lamont made this known in the report obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.