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10 Jul 2016
Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading to their annulment.
5 Jul 2016
The Twitter accounts and websites of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) used to announce the activities of the militants to the public have been shut down.
29 Jun 2016
Technology and social media firms are increasingly playing a role in filtering and delivering news, often with automated feeds, algorithms and "bots" designed to determine the most relevant articles.
21 Jun 2016
Twitter said Tuesday it was increasing the time limit for video tweets to 140 seconds, a move aimed at drawing in more users with visual content.
20 Jun 2016
Twitter said Monday it was acquiring British-based artificial intelligence startup Magic Pony to bolster its capacity for analysis of visual content.
15 Jun 2016
Twitter Inc. has invested about $70 million in SoundCloud Ltd. to help the Berlin-based music streaming business expand its paid offering.
15 Jun 2016
After the mega-deal for LinkedIn, Twitter's future has come into focus as the industry ponders the outlook for social networks.
6 May 2016
The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has warned the public against falling into the hands of criminals who use his name to dupe people on social media.
30 Mar 2016
Kim Kardashian and her sisters Kylie, Kendall, Kourtney and Khloe are changing the face of modern day advertising with the way they rake in huge sums from social media advertising according to new reports by Page Six. Previously, companies do adverts on Television, radio and magazines but have now turned to social media and the…
6 Apr 2015
Turkey on Monday blocked access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube over the publication of images of a Turkish prosecutor killed by leftist militants during a hostage standoff last week.
26 Mar 2015
Twitter on Thursday launched its streaming video application Periscope, a move that could dampen enthusiasm for the rising online star Meerkat, which offers a similar service.

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