Facebook, Afrinolly partner
Facebook and Afrinolly have announced the start of its new ‘Facebook for Creators’ training programme. Aimed at empowering creative communities across Nigeria, the programme will equip young content creators with the skills to thrive in a digital world.
Zuckerberg overtakes Buffett as world's third-richest person
Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken Warren Buffett as the world’s third-richest person, further solidifying technology as the most robust creator of wealth.
Facebook loosens ban on cryptocurrency ads for approved vendors
Facebook is loosening a ban on ads that promote coins like bitcoin, saying such content will be allowed after going through an application process to determine the safety and legitimacy of the products.
I met Charity Aiyedogbon on Facebook, killed her to steal car –Suspect
Paul Ezeugo, 27, a website designer has been arrested over the murder of a woman who he allegedly met on Facebook, lured, killed and then stole her car.
Politicians take aim at Facebook over Chinese data-sharing programme
American politicians lash out at Facebook over the latest data privacy scandal involving Chinese firms. Plus: Dennis Rodman may be headed to the Singapore summit between the US and North Korea, and Spain's first astronaut joins the government as Minister of Science.
Facebook confirms Chinese Data partners
Facebook has disclosed data-sharing partnerships with four Chinese device makers, including Huawei and Lenovo.
Uganda's social media tax bill
Uganda's parliament has passed a bill slapping a new tax on social media users. Users of platforms like Whatsapp, Facebook, Skype etc. will now have to pay 200 Ugandan shillings ($0.027) per day.
Facebook launch first hub in Africa
Facebook has launched Nigerian hub, its first community hub space in Africa. The Nigerian hub space includes workspaces, meeting rooms, games and chill out room and an event space, and will also be the focal point for a number of training programmes aimed at attracting the best talent and driving innovation in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem.
Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm Sorry' for privacy mistakes
Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg says he's sorry for the company's privacy missteps during his testimony before European Union lawmakers.
Hedge funds made $1.37B in net purchases of Facebook
Facebook won the first quarter popularity contest among hedge funds which made $1.37B in net purchases.