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Facebook Creates Its First Hub Space In Africa

Facebook Creates Its First Hub Space In Africa

With creativity and excellence existing across all of Nigeria, Facebook also announced partnerships with seven other hubs across the country including in Abuja (Ventures Platform), Jos (nHub), Kaduna (Colab Hub), Kano (DI Hub), Uyo (Start Innovation Hub), Enugu (Roar Hub) and Port Harcourt (Ken Saro Wiwa Hub). These will serve as centres of excellence and […]

The Facebook Data Scandal – Mismanagement And Image Damage

The Facebook Data Scandal – Mismanagement And Image Damage

When it comes to its handling of the scandal over how its users’ data was harvested to help elect US President Donald Trump, Facebook gets an almighty thumbs down from crisis management experts. Public relations specialists questioned by AFP were damning in their verdict of how the world’s biggest social network has dealt with the […]

Facebook Targets Female Entrepreneurs In Nigeria With SheMeansBusiness

Facebook Targets Female Entrepreneurs In Nigeria With SheMeansBusiness

Social media platform, Facebook has unveiled an initiative, #SheMeansBusiness, designed to inspire and train female entrepreneurs across the country to build, grow and start their own businesses. Facebook noted that in a recent study conducted by Development Economics on behalf of the platform, it is estimated that businesses set up by women in Nigeria over […]

Facebook Beefing Up Team To Thwart Election Manipulation

Facebook Beefing Up Team To Thwart Election Manipulation

Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections off course. The announcement came as the leading social network turned over to Congress some 3,000 Russia-linked ads that appeared to use hot-button issues to turn people against one another ahead of last year’s US election. […]

Facebook Makes New Bid For TV Viewers

Facebook Makes New Bid For TV Viewers

Facebook has made its biggest move to compete in the television market by expanding its video offerings with programming ranging from professional women’s basketball to a safari show and a parenting programme. Media reports hinted Thursday that the redesigned product, called “Watch”, will be available initially to a limited group in the United States on […]

‘Facebook Needs An Editor’: Media Experts Urge Change After Photo Dispute

‘Facebook Needs An Editor’: Media Experts Urge Change After Photo Dispute

  Tensions between Facebook and the news industry boiled over this week when the social media corporation censored a Pulitzer-winning Vietnam war photo, because it featured a naked child and violated site “community standards”. The dispute over the “napalm girl” image, which a Norwegian writer published in a post about historic warfare photography, ended Friday […]

Children could SUE parents and have them JAILED for posting photos of them on Facebook

Children could SUE parents and have them JAILED for posting photos of them on Facebook

Parents could face penalties as severe as a YEAR in prison and a fine of £35,000 if convicted of publishing intimate details of their children’s private lives online in France. Eric Delcroix, an expert on internet law and ethics, said: “In a few years, children could easily take their parents to court for publishing photos […]

How Facebook is working to create online safety for African women

How Facebook is working to create online safety for African women

No doubt, technology and social media platforms in general are some of the best things to have happened to mankind. With increased connectivity, ‘likes’ and ‘follows’, have shaped the world into a global village of virtual communication. But even so, there are the certain disadvantages of these genius innovations; these include issues like bullying, harassment […]

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