Facebook Deletes Trump’s Post For Downplaying COVID-19 Danger

Facebook on Tuesday removed a post by US President Donald Trump for downplaying Covid-19 danger by saying the season flu is more deadly, in a rare step against the American leader by the leading social network. A day after checking out of a hospital where he received first-class treatment for Covid-19, Trump used Twitter andContinue reading “Facebook Deletes Trump’s Post For Downplaying COVID-19 Danger”

BREAKING: His Highness Emir of Zazzau, Alh (Dr.) Shehu Idris CFR Is Dead!

The sad incidence was made public through the official Facebook page of the governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir El-Rufai. VERY SAD: It is with great sadness that I confirm the passing of the father of our state, His Highness Emir of Zazzau, Alh (Dr.) Shehu Idris CFR. He died at the 44 Military HospitalContinue reading “BREAKING: His Highness Emir of Zazzau, Alh (Dr.) Shehu Idris CFR Is Dead!”

D’Banj’s Ex Manager Writes Kemi Olunloyo Over ‘Baseless Defamatory Attacks’; Demands Public Apology, N200m Compensation Within 72hrs

Franklin Amudo, a former manager to embattled Nigerian hip-hop star D’banj who has been accused of rape, has written through his lawyers to caution a self-acclaimed investigative journalist Kemi Olunloyo to desist from the defamation of his character and constant media attacks. In a pre-litigation letter signed by his lawyer, Barrister Adetunji Adegboyega Esq, theContinue reading “D’Banj’s Ex Manager Writes Kemi Olunloyo Over ‘Baseless Defamatory Attacks’; Demands Public Apology, N200m Compensation Within 72hrs”

I supports fair regulation of social media – Buhari’s Daughter, Zahra.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Daughter, Zahra Indimi has expressed her support for the controversial bill seeking to regulate social media in Nigeria. Zahra backs the bill barely 24 hours after her mother, Aisha Buhari threw her weight behind the ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation 2019’ sponsored by Senator Muhammad Sani Musa. Speaking at an eventContinue reading “I supports fair regulation of social media – Buhari’s Daughter, Zahra.”

Twitter to delete inactive accounts starting December

Twitter plans to delete inactive accounts from the platform next month – putting coveted usernames up for grabs Twitter said it will delete the accounts of inactive Twitter users next month, making some desirable handles free for the taking. The Verge reports that Twitter will deactivate the accounts on December 11 and the move willContinue reading “Twitter to delete inactive accounts starting December”

Social Media Needs To Be Regulated – Obanikoro

Hon Babajide Obanikoro who represents the Eti-Osa constituency of Lagos in the House of Representatives, says regulating the social media space in Nigeria is long overdue. The ‘Protection from falsehoods and manipulation; and other related matters bill 2019’, popularly referred to as anti-social media bill, will punish purveyors of fake news or falsehood with steepContinue reading “Social Media Needs To Be Regulated – Obanikoro”

I GET MONEY PASS DANGOTE – Shatta Bandle

A Ghanaian Instagram personality and self-acclaimed billionaire, has become the cynosure of many eyes on social media in the past few weeks due to his physical appearance, financial braggado and penchant for being hilarious. The internet sensation, who suffers from a genetic or medical condition called dwarfism, began to gain traction on social media platformsContinue reading “I GET MONEY PASS DANGOTE – Shatta Bandle”

MEET THE NEW FACEBOOK LOGO

There’s Facebook, the social-media network used by billions of people around the world, and then there’s Facebook, the corporate parent of several major social-media and tech organizations. The Facebook corporate parent owns Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and, yes, the social-media service also named Facebook. Confused? You’re not the only one. Facebook the company is worried aboutContinue reading “MEET THE NEW FACEBOOK LOGO”

NEWS IN A FLASH – Twitter Ban Political Advertising

Twitter said last week it would bar political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing criticism over misinformation from politicians on social media. Chief executive Jack Dorsey said in a tweet that the company took the action to head off potential problems from “machine learning-based optimization of messaging and micro-targeting, unchecked misleading information, andContinue reading “NEWS IN A FLASH – Twitter Ban Political Advertising”

How to grow your brand on Instagram

With 700 million monthly users, Instagram is one of those platforms that’s hard to ignore if you’re looking to make an impact online. In Kenya, it’s become an especially successful marketing platform for eCommerce businesses in fashion, beauty and fitness. So, how can you get in on the action? Linda Okello, a model who recentlyContinue reading “How to grow your brand on Instagram”