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12 Sep 2018
The European Union on Wednesday proposed steps to force social networks and websites to remove terrorist propaganda within an hour of receiving the order from authorities, or companies like Facebook and Twitter could face massive fines.
10 Sep 2018
Two-thirds of American adults get at least some of their news from social media, even though many are skeptical about the accuracy of that information, a survey showed Monday.
8 Sep 2018
Serena Williams's husband Alexis Ohanian celebrated her return to the US Open final with a touching Twitter tribute interspersing video of her on-court exploits and the first days of their daughter Olympia a year ago. Williams suffered life-threatening complications after the birth on September 1 of last year, requiring four surgeries to deal with blood…
22 Aug 2018
Facebook and Twitter unveiled fresh crackdowns on misinformation campaigns from Russia and Iran as analysts warned of more efforts to manipulate public debate ahead of the November US elections.
15 Aug 2018
Social medium, Twitter has announced that it is ready to suspend accounts that "evaded suspension" in the past. The accounts affected are accounts that were "abusive" in nature and continue to tweet despite the suspension. This week, we are suspending accounts for attempting to evade an account suspension. These accounts were previously suspended for abusive…
8 Aug 2018
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey defended Tuesday his company's decision to allow far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to use the platform to spread his message, saying he hasn't broken user rules.
1 Aug 2018
Twitter has partnered with two academic research groups to find out and improve healthy conversations on its platform. While some think it’s just part of the company's search for social relevance, especially after losing about 1 million users, the company posted $100 million in profit during last week’s earnings. However, none of these numbers can…
23 Jul 2018
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit back on Monday at threats from US President Donald Trump on Twitter, warning him to "BE CAUTIOUS!" Mimicking Trump's bellicose Twitter threat directed at Iran's leaders the previous day, Zarif wrote: "UNIMPRESSED ... We've been around for millennia & seen fall of empires, incl our own, which lasted…
20 Jul 2018
Social media platform Twitter has appointed former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who served in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, and former World Bank Chief Robert Zoellick as directors. As Marjorie Scardino the first female board member who joined Twitter in 2013 will be stepping down for personal reasons, Twitter reshuffles it’s board…
20 Jul 2018
Social media giant Twitter Inc has announced the appointments of Nigeria's former Minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board. Okonjo-Iweala was appointed alongside Robert Zoellick as new independent directors with immediate effect, Twitter said. Executive Chairman of Twitter, Omid Kordestani said: “Ngozi and Bob are distinguished leaders with unparalleled global perspective and policy expertise".…
12 Jul 2018
Twitter is a popular social media platform that is used to express views. It is also used to get the latest gossip about celebrities and controversial people. The number of followers a user has is used for determining their popularity status. Unfortunately for people who revel in their numbers, they are about to lose their…
12 Jul 2018
Social media platform, Twitter, will from today begin to remove tens of millions of suspicious accounts from users’ followers, signalling a new major effort to restore trust in the popular but embattled medium. The reform is geared at checking a pervasive form of social media fraud. Many users have inflated their followers on Twitter or…

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket to run in the 2023 election. At the end of the primary election spearheaded by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr Adamu Shettima Yuguda, Sanwo-Olu scored 1170 votes though he was unopposed as the two other candidates who bought forms were not…
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
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Elon Musk notified US regulators on Wednesday that he will rely less on loans in his bid to buy Twitter, as he and partners put $33.5 billion into the deal.
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the alleged pension fraud trial involving former Head of Service of the Federation, Stephen Oronsaye until Oct. 5.