Two decades ago, Facebook kicked off the rise of social media. But an initial enthusiasm has now given way to disillusionment, and criticism of the company's practices is growing.
Facebook has been accused by rights group Amnesty International of contributing to violence during the brutal two-year conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.
Stories of acts of kindness and generosity have become a part of the online narrative in Nigeria's social media spaces, mostly empathy-driven. These tales go beyond viral posts to actual transformation in real life. For the people whose experiences went viral today, we explore the life of those whose fate were permanently changed by the generous donations of Nigerians.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of new AI-powered assistants on its various platforms on Wednesday, in a bid to keep up in the race to produce more accurate and personalised artificial intelligence. The chatbots will be able to answer users' questions thanks to a partnership with Microsoft's Bing. Also in this edition, oil prices edge closer to the $100 per barrel mark. Plus, striking Hollywood actors and studios agree to resume talks.
13 Jul 2023
Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is training with UFC fighters, Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski ahead of his battle with Tesla and Twitter CEO, Elon Musk.
30 Jun 2023
Innovators and creators constantly use social media to leverage their craft, whether it is music, fashion, or even any industry today. On Guardian Talks, Jackline Acheampong, known professionally as Gyakie, aka Song Bird, a Ghanaian R&B and afro-fusion singer speaks about being an African creator.