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29 Jan
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.
25 Jul 2023
After massive layoffs, experts doubt that Twitter can hold up its security standards and effectively battle fake news. This could put activists worldwide in harms way and endanger lives of people in disaster areas.
24 Jul 2023
A leading social media analyst on Monday (July 24) questioned the reasoning behind a Twitter rebrand, saying many issues the social media app has faced over recent months will remain.
17 Jul 2023
Not even the pouring rain could spoil Lionel Messi's Inter Miami welcome party on Sunday (July 16) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where the new face of Major League Soccer was introduced to a packed stadium of adoring fans.
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.
7 Jul 2023
Twitter has said Meta's new Threads app uses stolen trade secrets and intellectual property. Threads has attracted tens of millions of users in just 24 hours.
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
26 May 2023
The governor of Florida announced his bid during a Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk. However, the 2024 presidential pitch was knocked out for large parts by the platform's inability to produce audio.
13 May 2023
The South-African born billionaire said his replacement at the helm of the social media giant will start the job in around six weeks.
11 May 2023
Twitter Chief Executive Elon Musk has revealed details about new features including adding calls and encrypted messaging coming to the platform.
21 Apr 2023
Twitter began the mass removal of blue ticks, which were used to verify the identity of high-profile figures. The change comes after owner Elon Musk introduced a paid service to verify accounts last year.
13 Apr 2023
National Public Radio is quitting Twitter after the social media platform owned by Elon Musk stamped NPR's account with labels the news organization says are intended to undermine its credibility.

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