Tag: Facebook

FG Engages Facebook on WhatsApp Updated Private Policy

AMT Tanimu- May 21, 2021

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Ali Pantami has directed the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), as the Regulator of the Information ... Read More

Top 10 African Countries on Facebook and Internet 2021

admin- April 11, 2021

As of January 2021, only two African countries made it into the Top 20 Facebook users in the world - Egypt and Nigeria. The current ... Read More

Facebook intensifies effort to tackle misinformation on Coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- March 16, 2020

Facebook on Monday says it has intensified effort to tackle misinformation on Coronavirus in Nigeria. Head of Public Policy for Anglophone West Africa, Adaora Ikenze, ... Read More

Facebook, Edo partner on online training for over 2,000 teachers, schools

Abdul Jimoh- February 11, 2020

Facebook on Tuesday said it had partnered with the Edo Government to provide more access to online training for over 2,000 teachers and schools through its ... Read More

Facebook’s digital currency operation ‘poses risks to global banking’

admin- June 24, 2019

Facebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers, according ... Read More

Facebook uploads email contacts of 1.5m users, in error

admin- April 18, 2019

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be ... Read More

Atiku to Kick-Start Campaign With Launch of Policy Document

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is to kick-start his campaign for 2019 general election through an address to ... Read More

Security Breach: Facebook to Educate Users on Protection

Henry Solomon- October 18, 2018

Mr Guy Rosen, the Vice President, Product Management, Facebook says the company will educate Facebook users on ways to protect their accounts. Rosen said in ... Read More

Facebook To Go Hard on Fake News in Nigeria

AMT Tanimu- October 10, 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the National Campaign Against Fake News has received a boost from the Social Networking Platform, ... Read More

UK Raises Alarm on Human Traffickers Touting for Business on Facebook

Henry Solomon- August 10, 2018

Facebook is failing to prevent human traffickers from luring in victims through the social network, law enforcement officials in Britain said on Friday. Criminal gangs ... Read More

NOA cautions youths against false information on social media

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 9, 2018

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Monday advised Nigerian youths to desist from spreading false information on the social media that could trigger violence. Zubairu ... Read More

Why You Are Getting All These GDPR or Terms of Service Update Emails In Your Mailbox

samuel olalude- May 24, 2018

Anyone looking at their inbox in the last few months might think that the Internet companies have collectively returned from a term-of-service writers' retreat and ... Read More

IT Experts Suggest Stronger Security for Accounts by Facebook Users

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2018

Some ICT stakeholders in Abuja on Friday called on Facebook users to learn how to secure their accounts from possible intrusions. The stakeholders made the ... Read More

Facebook Takes Down 270 Pages to Stop Repeat of Cambridge Analytica

AMT Tanimu- April 6, 2018

Today we're taking an important step to protect the integrity of elections around the world by taking down more than 270 pages and accounts operated ... Read More

Zuckerberg, Facebook Founder Speaks for the First Time After Cambridge Analytica Scandal

AMT Tanimu- March 22, 2018

I want to share an update on the Cambridge Analytica situation -- including the steps we've already taken and our next steps to address this ... Read More

NITDA, Facebook to Checkmate Hate Speeches

AMT Tanimu- February 23, 2018

A team from Facebook, led by its Head of Public Policy Africa, Ebele Okobi today paid a courtesy visit to the National Information Technology Development ... Read More

Facebook News Feed Has 7 Changes

AMT Tanimu- January 22, 2018

CALIFORNIA: Last week I announced a major change to encourage meaningful social interactions with family and friends over passive consumption. As a result, you'll see ... Read More

Facebook Announced Important Things at Social Media Forum

AMT Tanimu- December 1, 2017

Today at the Facebook Social Good Forum we announced a bunch of important things. Eliminating all payment transaction fees for donations to nonprofits so now ... Read More

Google, Facebook, Twitter Testimony Victory to Russia – Lawmaker

Henry Solomon- November 2, 2017

  Russian Lawmaker on Thursday called Google, Facebook, Twitter testimony before U.S. Congress as a victory for both Russia and the diplomatic community. Tech giants ... Read More

Be Wary Of Advice From Social Media,Lawyer Warns Couples

Abdul Jimoh- October 25, 2017

An Ilorin-based legal practitioner, Mr Emmanuel Eyitayo, has warned couples to stop treating every advice on their social media as ‘gospel truth’ . Eyitayo, who ... Read More