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.
As the Israel-Hammas war rages, Meta has profusely apologised for adding ‘terrorist’ to some Palestinian Instagram accounts and blamed an auto-translation glitch for the apparent gaffe.
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.
6 Jul 2023
Threads resembles Twitter in its format, and allows users to sign in with their Instagram account. It has not been launched in the EU yet, due to data privacy concerns. Tech giant Meta officially launched Threads on Wednesday, a rival to Twitter, with more than 10 million sign ups in its first seven hours.3
12 Jun 2023
The European Union's Internal Market commissioner Thierry Breton has called on Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take "immediate action" or face heavy fines after a report this week revealed Instagram to be the worst social network for child sexual abuse material.