Tag: mark zuckerberg

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 AminuJanuary 13, 2021

The Chronicles of Tunde Ednut; punished at the ‘mark’ | The #YNaijaCover

Celebrity blogger, Tunde Ednut, has been suspended by Instagram for the second time in the space of a month. He ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 27, 2019

‘On your mandate the tech industry stands’ | Iyinoluwa Aboyeji profiles Bosun Tijani, YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee

Written by: Iyinoluwa Aboyeji  “By their fruits you shall know them.” – Mathew 7:16 When I returned to Nigeria in ...

SponsorMarch 13, 2019

Adebola Williams named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum

Adebola Williams, the co-founder and chief executive officer of RED|For Africa, the continent’s leading omni-media company, has been selected to join ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 5, 2017

Decision to end DACA is ‘cruelly wrong’ | Mark Zuckerberg berates Trump

The decision of President Donald Trump to rescind DACA has not been well-received by billionaire, Mark Zuckerberg, who expressed his ...

RoqeebahAugust 30, 2017

The week so far in 10 photos from around the world

It’s only Wednesday but so much has happened already all over the world. Swipe through our gallery to see photos ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 28, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg welcomes baby girl

The Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg‘s wife Priscilla Chan has given birth to their second daughter. Chan gave birth this month and the couple ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 19, 2017

Opinion: Google for Nigeria – Another wake up call to sleeping youth

by Alabi Anjolaolorun What is this thing about Silicon Valley big boys and surprises? So much that the recent visits ...

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, ...

Op-ed EditorJune 29, 2017

The Media Blog: Hope you heard that Facebook is now in the business of TV production

This was announced Monday. It is working with a small group of partners to start releasing episodes from around August. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

2 billion people now use Facebook – Zuckerberg

More than a quarter of the world’s population now uses Facebook every month, Mark Zuckerberg says. “As of this morning, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 20, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. WE FOUND 7 FAKE CREDIT CARDS IN DAMMY KRANE’S ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 7, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg meets founder of all-female Nigerian Facebook group

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday, received Nigeria’s Lola Omolola, founder of a secret Facebook group called Female in Nigeria ...

SponsorMay 4, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Releases Statement about Issues of Suicide and Murder on Facebook

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen people hurting themselves and others on Facebook — either live or in video ...

Op-ed EditorMay 4, 2017

The Thread: Whatsapp shuts down for a few hours and the entire world freaks out

Whatsapp was down for a few hours yesterday night and you could literally hear pin drop silence, when people weren’t ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Facebook launches fight against ‘revenge porn’

by Dolapo Adelana Social networking platform, Facebook says it has started putting measures in place to stop “revenge porn” on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 10, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg, wife, expecting baby girl

by Dolapo Adelana Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan are expecting a baby girl. Zuckerberg, who already ...

ToluMarch 2, 2017

Sorry Insta Stories, Snapchat is still very alive and may be around even much longer

Here was the story until today: Instagram stories are taking over while Snapchat is seeing a major decline in usage. ...

EditorMarch 1, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Why I am an entrepreneur in the business of nation building (2)

by Chude Jideonwo Then there is the long-term advantage – and this is the more important one for the future ...

ToluFebruary 27, 2017

Facebook’s Chief Product Officer speaks at Social Media Week and meets local entrepreneurs and creatives

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook was in Nigeria today to speak at the Lagos edition of Social Media ...

Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2017

#InnovationSeries: Nigeria’s innovation has found fertile ground in its tech hubs

by Ewin Okolo This feature is a part of the YNaija Innovation Special – a set of insightful stories that ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 28, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Serena Williams, Mark Zuckerberg, Missing girls (Veronica Otogo and Bisola Mohammed) and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

America is a country of immigrants, Zuckerberg tackles Trump

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to bar nationals of some countries and refugees from entering ...

Isime EseneJanuary 9, 2017

#YTech100: Nominations are open to choose the best and brightest in the Nigerian tech-ecosystem

It’s been another year of amazing feats within the technology space in Nigeria. Without doubt, the past year has been ...

Isime EseneDecember 29, 2016

Osarumen Osamuyi profiles The Nigerian Techie: Selling Gala in a recession (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

It has been brought to my attention that Gala now sells for ₦70. Please permit me to say, “hay God. ...

RoqeebahDecember 24, 2016

YNaija’s 12 days of Christmas: Mark Zuckerberg’s visit

In a lot of ways, 2016 has been a very stressful year. Hopefully, it hasn’t been as stressful for you ...

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