Tag: facebook

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

SponsorOctober 25, 2017

Facebook Launches Africa’s First SME Council in Nigeria

Facebook today launched its Nigerian SME Council, the first to launch on the continent, and part of Facebook’s ongoing commitment ...

ToluOctober 17, 2017

Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising talent at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Facebook this week celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 9, 2017

With $1,500, this is how Trump’s digital director made $94 million

Featuring on CBS News’ 60 Minutes program, Brad Parscale, Trump’s digital director narrated how his $1500 project for President Trump’s ...

SponsorOctober 5, 2017

Facebook hosts leading women in Nigeria’s technology industry 

The premier edition of Facebook’s Women in Technology event held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Co-Creation Hub, Yaba, ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 28, 2017

Hurricane Maria: Facebook donates $1.5million to Puerto Rico among other relief efforts

In its bid to contribute its own effort at relieving Puerto Ricans of the suffered damage as a result of ...

SponsorSeptember 27, 2017

Facebook, MAC AIDS Fund, OkayAfrica partner with Africa’s most powerful women to redefine leadership

For nearly 10 years, the Global First Ladies Alliance has been convening first ladies for high-level policy dialogues in the US and ...

ToluSeptember 19, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Dear Gov Ambode, Bariga residents need your urgent attention

As Governor Ambode’s administration daily churns out details of every of its latest achievements via social media, a number of ...

SponsorSeptember 14, 2017

Facebook launches ad control for advertisers, announces third party partnerships to improve measurement

Facebook is making changes to its platform in order to provide more clarity and control for advertisers over where advertising ...

SponsorAugust 26, 2017

Facebook announces new ways to enjoy Memories with friends

Facebook on Friday announced new ways users can enjoy Memories – a tool that makes it easier for people to ...

SponsorAugust 23, 2017

Facebook adds publisher logos to articles in trending and search section

Facebook has announced that it will start introducing publisher logos to articles in the trending and search sections on its ...

SponsorAugust 23, 2017

Facebook launches dedicated tab for Safety Check feature

Facebook announced on Monday that it is making Safety Check easier to find on its platform. Facebook’s goal to build ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

Facebook celebrates World Photo Day, announces in-app tools to take and share better pictures

In celebration of World Photo Day which is celebrated on the August 19 annually, Facebook and Messenger released some insights into ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

Facebook records over 45m birthday wishes daily, launches birthday fundraising and video options

Facebook has reported that more than 45 million people give birthday wishes to their friends and family on its platform ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 10, 2017

Opinion: The mindless worship of gadgets

by Tony Ogunlowo We have a new addiction in our lives and it’s called the mindless worship of gadgets. We ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

Fraudsters using my name to dupe people on Facebook – Audu Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has raised the alarm that some impersonators have been using his name ...

SponsorJuly 28, 2017

Facebook adds features, integrated cameras to make Live 360 more accessible

Facebook announced updates to Live 360, its video feature which fully immerses viewers into a scene, giving them the opportunity ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 17, 2017

Facebook posts put Nigerian journalist in trouble

Katsina Police on Saturday night detained a journalist, Danjuma Katsina, over Facebook posts allegedly questioning the integrity of a newly-elected ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2017

The Media Blog: America’s newspapers are begging government to save them

The irony of all of this, especially under Donald J. Trump. Newspapers in America have run to the government to ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

Badoo: The anti-social network we thought Facebook had bought

by Alexander O. Onukwue The first mention of ‘Badoo’ for some people had really been about the social networking site, ...

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