5 Aug 2021
There appears to be no truce yet between the Federal Government and management of popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, over the latter’s ban in Nigeria. The ban enters its second month today.
3 Aug 2021
The Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos has adjourned the suit filed by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) against the Federal Government, over the twitter ban to October 4, 2021.
30 Jul 2021
Four local footballers in Somalia were killed when a powerful explosion ripped through their bus on Friday in what the country's president branded a "barbaric terrorist attack".
28 Jul 2021
Despite its ban in Nigeria and India, Twitter’s second quarter report, showed improved performance. In its released earnings report for Q2, Twitter declared total revenue of $1.19 billion. Compared to the $683 million that was posted in Q2 2020, Twitter’s revenue grew by 74 per cent, showing a remarkable bounce back from the harsh economic effects…
19 Jul 2021
Idris Elba has suggested that social media platform make it mandatory for people to identify themselves properly before creating an account. The British actor made this statement on his Instagram page in light of the recent spate of trolling and racial abuse on social media. "People in the public eye get verified on social media,…
15 Jul 2021
Twitter is shutting down Fleets, the feature which allows users to share text, photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours. The feature will be disappear on August 3 after it failed to gain traction with users In a blog post on Wednesday, Twitter's head of product, brand and video ads, Ilya Brown said users…
12 Jul 2021
Facebook and Twitter said Monday they were scrambling to take down racially abusive comments directed at members of the England football team following a heartbreaking loss in Sunday's Euro 2020 final.
8 Jul 2021
Former US President Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter and Google, escalating his years-long free speech battle with tech giants who he argues have wrongfully censored him.
6 Jul 2021
Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday brushed off a warning by major tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter that they may quit the financial hub if authorities push ahead with a new privacy law.
5 Jul 2021
More judicial and regulatory oversight is needed to sufficiently protect free speech online and personal data, especially when government institutions are responsible for breaches, Nigeria’s data advisory and analytics firm Stears Data, has stated. The report calling for better online free speech laws, data privacy regulations and stakeholder coordination for greater impact, comes at the end…
4 Jul 2021
Given the apparent consensus that the controversy being generated from the ban placed on Twitter by the Federal Government is an ill wind that blows no one any good, the negotiation reportedly
2 Jul 2021
International businessman and serial entrepreneur Alafaa Kariboye-Igbo, popularly known as Oil Money, has joined the growing voice of condemnation that flays the federal government of Nigeria for its ban of Twitter. According to the CEO of the new record label in town, Oil Money Record, banning Twitter wasn't a good move on the part of…