Nigerian study wins Whatsapp misinformation award grant
Whatsapp has announced the recipients of its $1 million research grants to academics from around the world for the purpose of studying misinformation and its impact on society.
Illiteracy, e-literacy, ill-literacy: The Nigerian continuum
Sir: Historians and other scholars have argued that Nigeria was not underdeveloped before the advent of colonialism; she was only under recorded.
Clickatell partners Nigerian banks to roll out chat banking capabilities
Clickatell, an authorized WhatsApp Business Solution Provider is partnering Nigerian banks to roll out their chat banking capabilities on WhatsApp across Africa. Clickatell’s customers on WhatsApp Business solutions include First Bank of Nigeria Limited, GTBank, and United Bank of Africa.
Access Bank leverage on WhatsApp to provide customers easy banking experience and intimacy
As part of its strategy to deepen its commitment towards providing easy banking experience to customers, Access Bank Plc has leveraged on the pervasive WhatsApp social media platform to bring its banking relationship managers closer to its customers.
GTBank to launch services on WhatsApp
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc would soon take advantage of the WhatsApp Business Solution to offer Nigerians additional channel to connect with the bank for enquiries, service requests and access to other basic banking services. This is in line with the bank’s continued efforts to enhance service delivery and offer superior banking experiences to customers. Over…
UBA’s Leo launches on WhatsApp
United Bank for Africa (UBA), Pan-African Financial Institution and developers of Leo- the UBA’s chat banker, has launched in pilot mode on WhatsApp and will be fully available to customers by September 1. UBA is once again asserting itself as a pace setter, moving in leaps and bounds in unchartered territory, just after clinching the…
Finally!!! Here's How To Make Group Video Calls On WhatsApp
After what feels like forever for some users, WhatsApp has updated its messaging service with support for group video calls. This will allow you to chat with up to three people simultaneously on its Android and iOS apps. If you are itching to try this feature out, you'll need to follow a few, easy steps.…
WhatsApp Makes It Harder To Forward Broadcast Messages
A few weeks ago WhatsApp designed a new feature that helps users know when a message is forwarded to them by including an indicator that marks it is forwarded right above the content of the message. There's even better news, besides making it more difficult for your parents and friends to send you annoying broadcast…
Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours
A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages.
WhatsApp limits forwarding in India after lynchings
WhatsApp announced limits on Friday on the forwarding of messages by its 200 million Indian users in an effort to stop a spate of horrific lynchings and to assuage government threats of legal action in its biggest market.