Tag: facebook

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SponsorJune 20, 2018

Facebook Partners with Digivate 360, Rabbington Media and FATE Foundation for a series of SMB and entrepreneur trainings in Lagos

Continuing on from the commitment to train 50,000 people throughout 2018, Facebook rolls out a series of training dates specially ...

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EditorJune 15, 2018

Facebook is hosting the biggest social media event of all time, this June and this is how investors can tap into it #WorldCup

By Elizma Nolte, Head of Business Marketing for Sub-Saharan Africa, Facebook The kick-off of the first match in the world’s ...

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SponsorJune 14, 2018

Facebook rolls out fun features for #WorldCup2018

Facebook and Messenger are introducing a number of product features to help fans cheer on the action during the World ...

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SponsorJune 7, 2018

Facebook undertakes University Roadshow across Nigeria in its aim to engage students in all things ‘deep tech’

Facebook on Thursday announced a university-wide roadshow as part of its ongoing commitment and investment in growing the tech ecosystem, and ...

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SponsorJune 5, 2018

Facebook announces new music features on ‘Live’

Facebook is sharing the first updates from its partnership deal with music companies around the world – an agreement aimed ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 23, 2018

Facebook brings together Developer Circle leads at its newly launched NG_Hub

Home to the largest number of Developer Circle members across Africa, with over 8,800 members, Facebook Wednesday brought together Lagos based ...

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SponsorMay 22, 2018

Facebook brings together Group leaders for the first ever community roundtable in Nigeria

Bringing together some of the country’s diverse Group leaders on its platform, Facebook Tuesday hosted the first community roundtable in Nigeria, ...

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SponsorMay 22, 2018

Facebook partners with CcHub, launches NG_Hub in Lagos – its first hub space in Africa

As part of its commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook Tuesday unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria – its first ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 24, 2018

Hard Questions: What information do Facebook advertisers know about me?

Facebook has provided responses to some of the frequently asked questions regarding how the company manages user data. This was ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 10, 2018

Data Abuse Bounty: Facebook now rewards for reports of data abuse

Today, Facebook launched the Data Abuse Bounty to reward people who report any misuse of data by app developers. Facebook committed to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 9, 2018

6 things we learnt from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony

Ahead of a scheduled appearance before a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees and another appearance before ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2018

Cambridge Analytica: Facebook says about 271,469 people potentially affected in Nigeria

Facebook Monday revealed the number of users potentially affected by the Cambridge Analytica breach. Last week the social platform said ...

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SponsorApril 6, 2018

Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent

Facebook has announced that changes are being made to the way Ads and Pages are managed on its platform and ...

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SponsorApril 4, 2018

Facebook to make its terms and data policy clearer without new rights to use people’s data

Facebook has announced a new plan to make its terms and data policy clearer without new rights to use people’s ...

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EditorMarch 23, 2018

British Council partners YNaija to launch West Africa Arts Exchange 

British Council in partnership with YNaija.com has launched the West Africa Arts Exchange (WAArtsExchange), a community of the talented artists from West Africa and arts lovers across the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 21, 2018

BREAKING: Mark Zuckerberg responds to Cambridge Analytica situation

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg has spoken on the situation surrounding the social media platform and London-based data gathering company, Cambridge ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 5, 2018

Zenith Bank partners Facebook and Mastercard to pioneer QR Payments on Facebook Messenger

Foremost Nigerian Financial Institution, Zenith Bank Plc has confirmed that it is in a strategic partnership with Facebook and Twitter ...

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SponsorFebruary 28, 2018

Facebook partners FATE Foundation to offer Month-Long Bootcamps for entrepreneurs across Nigeria

Facebook, in partnership with FATE Foundation, is set to hold the 2018 edition of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital Program, a free four-week bootcamp for ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 21, 2018

[The Media Blog] What your favourite Social Media platform says about you

It was a high school friend that introduced me to the wonderful world of Facebook, even though I had heard ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 19, 2018

Facebook enables organisations and businesses help people in crisis with new ‘Community Help’ feature

Facebook has announced that organisations and businesses can now post in ‘Community Help’, a crisis response tool where people can ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 9, 2018

Facebook announces investment in community leaders

Facebook has announced the launch of the Facebook Community Leadership Program, a global initiative that invests in people building communities. ...

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SponsorFebruary 6, 2018

Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet

Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 25, 2018

Facebook reports revenue growth for SMEs on its platform of apps

Facebook, in its recent Economic Impact Study, reveals the growing importance of digital platforms to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 23, 2018

“We are working hard to minimise the negatives of using Facebook” – Sheryl Sandberg

The Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg at an event in Brussels on Tuesday, has said the social network ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 17, 2018

How Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout collaborated in the fight against Meningitis

In 2017, Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout partnered to test how aggregated, de-identified data from Facebook could improve a campaign to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 7, 2017

Facebook unveils the most powerful ways people connected in 2017

Facebook has announced its 2017 Year In Review, highlighting the most powerful ways people came together on Facebook to support one ...

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AzeezNovember 22, 2017

Facebook launches Nigeria Initiative in its ambition to drive innovation, skills development and economic impact

Today, Facebook announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and ...

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AzeezNovember 9, 2017

Facebook focuses on connecting Africa at AfricaCom Cape Town 2017

As part of Facebook’s mission to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer, the Facebook ...

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AzeezNovember 9, 2017

Tizeti and Facebook partner to expand Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Nigeria

Tizeti has announced a partnership to expand Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Nigeria, with plans to roll out hundreds of ...

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SponsorNovember 3, 2017

How Naij partnered with Facebook Audience Network to grow its platform

Facebook recently created a case study of leading Nigerian website: Naij.com about how it leveraged on Facebook Audience Network to improve its ...

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