Tag: facebook

YNaijaJuly 6, 2023

Meta’s ‘Threads’ Surpasses 10 Million Sign-Ups in 7 Hours – Is Twitter in Trouble?

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has made a significant entry into the social media landscape with its new platform, ...

YNaijaMay 3, 2023

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, faces N30 billion lawsuit from FG

The Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has been granted permission by the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court ...

YNaijaFebruary 20, 2023

Facebook and Instagram users to pay $12 monthly for verification

The parent firm, Meta, has announced that users of Instagram and Facebook may now pay for a blue tick verification. ...

YNaijaOctober 4, 2022

FG files lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta over advertisements, demands N30 billion.

The Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has announced that it has launched a complaint in the Federal High Court ...

Ado AminuOctober 25, 2021

Facebook and Comic Republic release #NoFalseNewsZone comic book series in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria, 25 October 2021 – Facebook and Comic Republic have announced the launch of #NoFalseNewsZone online comic book, an ...

Ado AminuOctober 7, 2021

Nigeria to ramp up spending to boost GDP by 4.2 percent in 2022 | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Facebook’s role in Myanmar and ...

Culture Intelligence from REDOctober 5, 2021

5 Facebook pages you should place your ads

2.7 billion people worldwide, and 3.5 million Nigerians, use Facebook every month to connect with friends and family and to discover things that ...

Ado AminuAugust 23, 2021

UN urges end to exploitation on Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade, Ethiopia starts building local rival to Facebook | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Ethiopia starts building local rival to Facebook Ethiopia ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 28, 2021

Infinix Storm X 2.0 Edition: N3,000,000 Cash Up for Grabs

If you know Infinix as a brand, you know that they have always been committed to supporting the youth in ...

SponsorMarch 4, 2021

Facebook Launches ‘LeadHERs: Life lessons from African Women’ – a book spotlighting female leaders from across Africa

As part of its celebration around International Women’s Month, Facebook today announced the launch of ‘LeadHERs: Life Lessons From African ...

SponsorNovember 18, 2020

Ingressive for Good partners Facebook to empower African Youth with digital skills

Ingressive For Good has unveiled a digital skills training program in partnership with Facebook to help African youth leverage digital ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2020

Facebook offers grants to 781 eligible small businesses to cushion effects of COVID-19 

Facebook has announced a ₦500m grant to support 781 small businesses in Nigeria, as part its $100m Global Grants Programme ...

Wilfred OkicheJuly 21, 2020

LONG READ: Why Instagram Live has been such a hit in Nigeria

You hate to see it. Or love to. Depending. To possess an Instagram account in the year 2020 is to ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 1, 2020

#JusticeForUwa may just be exposing potential rapists hiding in our midst

As with most of the cases relating to social injustice, it is not so much the crime itself that is ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 11, 2020

Andela, Facebook and UNODC hosts Hackathon4Justice to create solutions that tackle social vices in Nigeria

Andela, the engineering-as-a-service business that helps companies build teams quickly and cost-effectively so they can ship faster, hosted 50 students ...

SponsorSeptember 25, 2019

Over 60 Companies head to Uyo for #StartupSouth5

Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State will be a bee-hive of activities from October 29 to November 2, 2019 ...

SponsorAugust 27, 2019

Facebook celebrates Africa’s Youth ‘Icons of Change’ in Accra, Ghana

Facebook at the weekend brought together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs and change makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa, to a ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 25, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 25th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: EFCC marks Okorocha’s properties; I’ll fight corruption in ...

SponsorJuly 6, 2019

Applications for Season 2 of the FBStart Accelerator by Facebook and CcHUB closing soon

Applications for Season 2 of the FbStart Accelerator, by Facebook and CcHUB, are now open till July 7th, 2019! The ...

SponsorMay 28, 2019

Facebook invites everyone to celebrate as NG_Hub turns one

This month, NG_Hub is celebrating one year of its operations in Nigeria. For those who don’t know what NG_Hub is, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 24, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories and analyses on trending topics: The Big 5: Court fixes June 24 ...

Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

Good riddance! Nnedi Okorafor unfriended a man on Facebook who had sexist views about women

I follow Nnedi Okorafor on Twitter, and one thing that I have noticed about her online personality is that she ...

SponsorApril 18, 2019

Facebook hosts first Africa pop-up event in Lagos

Social network giant, Facebook, was in Lagos last weekend, guys. If you did not know about this or knew and ...

SponsorFebruary 28, 2019

ISW 2019 opens with transformative technology solutions for Nigerian businesses

Corporates join Facebook and Co-creation Hub to unveil daring innovations created by startups at first innovation showcase week in Nigeria ...

SponsorJanuary 17, 2019

Short video social app, Vskit hits a milestone of 10 million users in Africa

Vskit is cementing their place as One of Africa’s topmost entertainment platforms as they recently hit a milestone of 10 ...

SponsorDecember 10, 2018

Facebook hosts TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 in Lagos

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 is here! And guess what? It’s being sponsored by Facebook in Lagos, Nigeria. What is ...

SponsorDecember 10, 2018

Instagram Boosts Women Startups with Inspire Action Training

As part of the Africa Tech Week taking place in Lagos, photo sharing app, Instagram on Thursday, 6 December held ...

SponsorOctober 17, 2018

Facebook launches Third-Party Fact-Checking in Nigeria

On October 16, 2018, Facebook brought journalists and other stakeholders together in Lagos for the launch of its Third-Party Fact-Checking Programme ...

SponsorAugust 15, 2018

Women hold the key to unlocking N19.7 billion for Nigeria’s economy by 2022

Women who want to start their own businesses have the potential to boost the Nigerian economy by N19.7 billion, according ...

SponsorAugust 1, 2018

Facebook and Instagram introduce new tools to help you manage your time

Facebook has announced new tools to help people manage their time on its platform and on Instagram: an activity dashboard, ...

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