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Iran Bans Foreign Social Media Networks In Schools

Iran Bans Foreign Social Media Networks In Schools

Iran’s ministry of education on Sunday banned the use of foreign social media networks in schools, the ILNA news agency reported, amid a push by Tehran to limit the influence of outside online platforms. Schools must “only use domestic social networks” for their communication, the ministry said in a statement, according to the reformist-linked news […]

Rant Of The Day – For The Gram

Rant Of The Day – For The Gram

Hello Readers,  Welcome to the rant column. I am pretty sure that via the topic above, some people already have an idea about this rant. I like social media and the way it has added fun, juice to the lives of lots of people especially the young ones but the Fad that comes with it […]

The Power Of Social Media And Farming In Bridging Gender Gap In Africa

The Power Of Social Media And Farming In Bridging Gender Gap In Africa

Farming First has launched a provocative social media campaign, aimed at exposing the gender gap in agriculture. FAO data states that despite women comprising 43 per cent of the agricultural workforce, they produce on average 20-30% less crops than men per hectare. Yet according to the coalition, the reasons for this gap are widely misunderstood. […]

Social Media Is The Latest Tool Against Gender Violence

Social Media Is The Latest Tool Against Gender Violence

Amadi Onyekachi says she was sexually assaulted by a Nigerian police officer in mid-October. Initially, she felt she would never get justice because there was “no way” she would report the incident to local police. Instead Onyekachi took to Instagram to express her thoughts and went to bed, albeit tired and traumatized. While she slept, […]

Tips For Improving Customer Experience And Growing Your Business

Tips For Improving Customer Experience And Growing Your Business

Creating great experiences for customers should be a top goal for every business. If you can offer an amazing experience, you can create repeat customers, increase sales and more effectively market your business in a number of different ways. Here are some tips from members of the online small business community for creating great customer […]

Rant Of The Day – EveryBody Is 18

Rant Of The Day – EveryBody Is 18

Welcome to the rant column. I will like to apologise for being absent for a while now, I had a very disturbing cut but I am good now. So, we are back to rant. Now, there’s something I have noticed on social media and it’s becoming really annoying to me anyway, and I think I […]

Rant Of The Day – This ‘D’ Challenge

Rant Of The Day – This  ‘D’ Challenge

Welcome to the rant column Social media! The junk that goes on social media is critically crazy. Everyone is a king on his platform so anything can go on and off and like some will say, if it’s irritating take it off your eyes by unfollowing whoever is not up to your standard. Quite true, […]

LOUD WHISPERS: The Death of Shame and Compassion

LOUD WHISPERS: The Death of Shame and Compassion

Recently, after the death of a good friend of mine had been announced, my attention was drawn to comments on one of the popular websites. Whilst there was some outpouring of sympathy, I was appalled at the remarks of people speculating on how my friend died, what/who could have been ‘responsible’ and so on.  My […]

Social Media Can Change Lives – For Better Or Worse

Imagine if you walked down the street today and every single person along the way said exactly what they thought of you out loud, to your face? Whatever they liked, about what you were wearing, about your new pixie cut – it would be shocking and devastating. Responding without a filter out loud, online, is […]

Is Social Media Hurting You?

Is Social Media Hurting You?

Social media is evolving, with the major platforms constantly offering new tools and features to attract and retain their users. Facebook has a live-streaming feature. Instagram has Stories. Twitter has the President’s tweets. Well, maybe that last one isn’t part of the evolution. But it’s certainly one of the aspects of social media that keeps […]

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