What started as an anomaly few years back has now become a fad in Nigeria as more people continue to visit the internet to broadcast their personal sexual businesses in a criminal manner just to get back at their lovers without consideration of what the action can cause the other party. In Africa, before this… Read more The harm in lovers’ settling scores on social media
But while social media has proved to be an effective galvanizing tool, there has been little policy change as a result. The #OpenNASS campaign has led to increased awareness on the importance of transparency in the National Assembly but not to increased transparency in the National Assembly. The then-Governor of Abia State denied the girl… Read more Making social media-driven activism work
If you have lived in Lagos – or anywhere in Nigeria for that matter – you will be familiar with the legion of officers from a legion of government agencies who randomly stop vehicles for one check or the other. The list includes, but is not limited to, the Police, VIO (vehicle inspection officers), and… Read more Lagos motorists use social media to beat VIO officers #VIOSightings
Editor’s Note The grammatical errors in this article does not take away from the very insightful expose on the “yahoo” menace. Please be patient and read through. Enjoy! Have you ever heard about yahoo boys? Yahoo boys are named so after one of the hugest Internet companies on the planet – Yahoo!, because many scammers… Read more Yahoo boy format in Nigeria – How do they work?
New figures are out for Facebook user numbers in Africa. This particular report was released in December 2016 at the African Digital Summit by Medianet Labs, a research and development company owned by Tunisian company Medianet. Continue Reading
Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have ordered telecom companies to block social media networks from Sunday night (Dec. 18), ahead of protests against president Joseph Kabila, the day he is supposed to step down from office. The block spans content creation and information sharing platforms, including Facebook, […] Click here to view original… Read more DR Congo plans to shut down social media ahead of next week’s political protests
The internet is a global network that has enabled new forms of interaction through instant messaging and social networking. Social media specifically allows for the quick spread of stories/trends and instant reactions from users. In 2016, there were a lot of stories and trends that broke […] Click here to view original post at happenings.com.ng
The story is told of two business men having the same product. And at the end of the day, the other one got a single client, while the one who worked from home got 5 clients. How did he do this? He made use of online marketing strategies, which allowed him to cater for many… Read more Your Customers Are Online. Your Competitors Are Online. Are You?
The most unexpected award, an award like no other. The text of the award certificate read; Congratulations Wale! You did it! You’ve made it to the Top 5% of readers in Pocket. This year, you read so many words in Pocket that you nearly outread everyone else. Give yourself a pat on the back! Wale… Read more The Most Unexpected Award, To Yours Truly…
Rumour has it that President Jonathan of Nigeria has gone ahead to install surveillance equipment on the premises of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency to monitor the online activities of Nigerian residents, despite the outcry it generated even among members of the House of Assembly. This was in line with a contract he awarded to an… Read more Enemy Of The State