Social Media

Shittu, Perm Sec, Stakeholders Commend NCC’s Use of Social Media Networks

ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – The Minister of Communications, Honourable Adebayo Shittu, yesterday said the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has impeccably deployed social media networks for public communication and urged all stakeholders to emulate the Commission to expand the frontiers of public sector communication, good governance and national development. Shittu’s voice was amplified by Abdulaziz Mashi, the Permanent Secretary of Federal ...

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Facebook Focuses On Connecting Africa at AfricaCom Cape Town 201

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — As part of Facebook’s (www.Facebook.com) mission to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together, the Facebook connectivity and platform partnerships team will be on the ground in Cape Town at AfricaCom 2017 from 7-10 November. Taking part in a number of events, these aim at showcasing how the platform ...

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Tizeti, Facebook Partner To Expand Express Wi-Fi In Nigeria

Tizeti has announced a partnership to expand Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Nigeria, with plans to roll out hundreds of hotspots over the coming months. Announced at AfricaCom 2017, this initiative supports Facebook’s and Tizeti’s shared goal of connecting more people to the internet in a cost-efficient way. A fast and affordable public wi-fi hotspot service, Express Wi-Fi in Nigeria ...

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Konnect Africa Brings Wi-Fi to Rural African Communities

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Konnect Africa (www.Konnect-Africa.com), the Eutelsat-owned satellite broadband service provider, has unveiled SmartWIFI, a new hotspot service, as part of its ongoing commitment to bring digital opportunities to Africans. This new service leverages Konnect Africa’s powerful, reliable satellite broadband network to enable sales outlets (retailers, hospitalities, gas stations, etc.) as well as healthcare centres or schools ...

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Twitter Flips the Switch For the New 280 Character Limit

Today, Twitter has lifted the 140-character limit for its general users to 280. The micro-blogging platform first tested the new limit on a select group of Twitter users, particularly those with large amounts of followers and celebrities. The test period took place over about six weeks, during which Twitter has collected some interesting data. Only 5% of tweets sent were ...

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WhatsApp Now Have The ability to delete Sent messages

WhatsApp is getting a new feature, and a long requested one at that. The feature in question lets you delete/recall messages after they’ve been sent. To access the delete functionality, just tap and hold. Then you get to choose whether to delete messages for everyone or just for yourself. If you go for “delete for everyone,” the message will get ...

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Facebook Launches U.S Food Order And Delivery Service

Bengal u r u- Facebook Inc on Friday launched a service through which its U.S. users can order food for take-away or delivery directly through its app or website. Facebook said it partnered with restaurants including Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Jack in the Box Inc, Five Guys and Papa John’s International Inc. The company said in a blog post that ...

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Facebook Sets Goal of a Billion Virtual-Reality Users, Unveils New Headset

Facebook Inc. FB +0.14% Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced an ambitious goal of getting a billion people into virtual reality and said he wants to ensure the technology is “a force for good.” The comments, made Wednesday at Facebook’s annual Oculus Connect developers’ conference, conveyed a different tone for the CEO: anticipating the negative ways a new technology can be ...

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Facebook Brings Together Kenyan Group Leaders To Foster New Connections

NAIROBI, Kenya — Facebook (www.Facebook.com) on Thursday hosted a gathering of group leaders from some of Kenya’s largest and most diverse Facebook Group communities, all representing a wide range of Groups from parenting to leisure, non-profit, and media. With the aim of listening, learning and connecting, this community meetup forms part of Facebook’s ongoing drive to strengthen its ecosystem in ...

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Facebook Partners Ingressives to Train 150 Nigeria Developers

Facebook for Developers in collaboration with a technology integration firm, Ingressive have conducted a one day workshop and tech talk for 150 selected young Nigerian developers and tech start-ups. During the full day workshop, trainers from Facebook Product, Partnerships, and engineering teams provided hands​-​on instructions through tech talks, code-labs and updates on latest Facebook products and services designed to help grow and monetise their businesses. Speaking on the occasion​,​ the founder of Ingressive, ...

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