Tag: WhatsApp

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SponsorMarch 29, 2019

TECNO Survey of User Habits in Africa: WhatsApp Ranks No.1, Browser ranks No.2 and Facebook ranks No.3

TECNO Mobile, the most popular mobile phone brand in Africa, recently did a survey on mobile phone user behavior and ...

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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 ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 29, 2018

You won’t be able to forward content to more than 20 people, thanks to new restrictions from WhatsApp

Creating new rules or enforcing old ones have become a familiar act by social media platforms. Facebook, Instagram, and even ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 10, 2018

WhatsApp adds new feature, ’Forward Message Indicator’ to curb spread of false news

WhatsApp has officially introduced the ‘forward message indicator’ chats to make it clear when a user has received a forwarded ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 25, 2018

The Late 5: Turkey urges U.S. to end it’s support for Kurdish fighters, WhatsApp preparing to roll out a new feature and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Libyan forces have arrested gang members suspected of torturing Nigerians and ...

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AzeezDecember 29, 2017

WhatsApp to stop working on some devices in 2018

WhatsApp will stop working on some smartphones from January 2018. Owners of these devices will have to get new phones ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Eketi Edima Ette: 10 kinds of people in WhatsApp groups

by Eketi Edima Ette   Our different WhatsApp groups would be nothing without their unique members. I have been around ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 12, 2017

Wouldn’t you rather love this new WhatsApp feature?

There’s a new WhatsApp feature that should save you embarrassments – you know… when you send a chat message and ...

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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 ...

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RoqeebahAugust 10, 2017

Dear Miss Don’t-call-me-on-WhatsApp, let me chat you up real quick

This one is for all the Mr “Don’t-call-me-on-WhatsApps” and the Miss “We-aren’t-cool-like-thats” who ensured that Twitter NG was completely lit ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 7, 2017

New Whatsapp feature allows you recall messages you never wanted to send

WhatsApp may soon be releasing a new feature which will allow you to recall messages you wish you never sent.  ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 18, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Nigeria and the story tellers

by Olusegun Adeniyi Save for posting my column and the occasional Tweets, mostly football-related, I am not much on the ...

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RoqeebahMay 4, 2017

The Dummies Guide to what just happened to WhatsApp

Did you wake up this morning to notifications of WhatsApp messages on your phone? Making you seem like the single ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Reading material: Here’s what you should be reading if you work in media content (15)

1. PR for everybody? https://revolutionmessaging.com/news/democratizing-public-relations 2. First Instagram Stories, now WhatsApp gets in on the game too. Is this the end ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 20, 2017

Telcos may block WhatsApp, Skype calls to generate revenue

by Dolapo Adelana In a bid to raise revenue, telecommunications companies in the country may block calls made on Instant ...

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AzeezNovember 15, 2016

WhatsApp introduces video calling feature to its platform

With excitement, WhatsApp is announcing its latest feature – WhatsApp video calling. In the next couple of days, the instant ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2016

Hurray! WhatsApp enables video calling feature

The much-anticipated video calling feature has finally been added to instant messaging app, WhatsApp. According to Android Authority, the latest ...

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Isime EseneAugust 30, 2016

The companies Mark Zuckerberg has acquired over the past 10 years

by Ezinne Ajoku After tinkering with Course Mash and FaceMash( the latter to the disappointment of the school administration), Mark ...

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Isime EseneAugust 30, 2016

By the numbers: The companies Mark Zuckerberg has built in the past 12 years

by Tolu Omoyeni Mark Zuckerberg is the American programmer and entrepreneur who owns the world’s largest internet register for humans ...

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RoqeebahAugust 26, 2016

WhatsApp’s updated terms and privacy policy: Before you click that ‘Agree’ button (READ)

Whatsapp has released an updated terms and privacy policy and users have until 25 September, 2016 to agree in order ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 2, 2016

Whatsapp hits 1 billion users

Popular instant messaging app, Whatsapp, has reached a billion users worldwide. This is according to the Chief Executive of Facebook, ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 17, 2015

Saudi woman sentenced to 70 lashes for insulting man on Whatsapp

by Chinwe Okafor A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a woman to 70 lashes and a fine of 20,000 ...

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MuyiwaJanuary 27, 2015

You’re not alone – Facebook and Instagram are down right now!

by Muyiwa Matuluko If you tried logging into Facebook and Instagram this morning without success, it’s not just you. Facebook ...

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MuyiwaJanuary 22, 2015

WhatsApp officially comes to PC – here’s how to use it

by Muyiwa Matuluko Following the detailed rumours, WhatsApp has finally announced a featured everyone has been waiting for. That’s right, ...

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MuyiwaJanuary 14, 2015

How low can they go? Microsoft just unveiled a 15k Lumia smartphone

by Muyiwa Matuluko Remember the Nokia 215? That ultra low-cost pseudo-smartphone Microsoft announced last week? It could browse the internet, connect ...

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MuyiwaJanuary 8, 2015

5 WhatsApp features we really wish BBM had

by Muyiwa Matuluko You can’t talk about the history of messaging apps without mentioning BBM. BBM holds the honour of ...

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MuyiwaJanuary 6, 2015

The Nokia 215 is missing the killer feature – WhatsApp

by Muyiwa Matuluko Microsoft recently announced the Nokia 215 – a new addition to the Series 30+ family. It has ...

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