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Facebook aggressively goes after Snapchat with Camera, Direct, and Stories
1 day ago

Facebook aggressively goes after Snapchat with Camera, Direct, and Stories

By  •  Facebook, News

In what is seen as open effort to fully copy Snapchat, Facebook today launched Camera, Direct, and

ddddStories which it claims will offer its users more ways to share with …
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Facebook 360 launched for Gear VR
2 weeks ago

Facebook 360 launched for Gear VR

Facebook has announced it is making 360 photos and videos even more immersive and easier to discover with the launch of the Facebook 360 app for Samsung Gear VR, powered …
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Following Lagos visit, Facebook Chief Product Officer lands in Accra
4 weeks ago

Following Lagos visit, Facebook Chief Product Officer lands in Accra

By  •  Facebook, News

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, visited the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana today to meet with Ghanaian entrepreneurs and see how they are working …
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“Nigeria is a hub for innovation and creativity” – Cox, CPO at Facebook
4 weeks ago

“Nigeria is a hub for innovation and creativity” – Cox, CPO at Facebook

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, was in Nigeria, to speak at Social Media Week in Lagos about the future of media, and to meet with Nigerian entrepreneurs and …
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Facebook’s Free Basics goes live on Etisalat Nigeria
1 month ago

Facebook’s Free Basics goes live on Etisalat Nigeria

By  •  Facebook, News

Rumors of a potential partnership between Facebook and Etisalat today became public with the official launch of Free Basics on the Etisalat network.

Introduced by Facebook. Free Basics allows users …
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Facebook livestreams are coming to Apple TV
1 month ago

Facebook livestreams are coming to Apple TV

It has been revealed that social media giant Facebook is developing a video app that’s coming soon to Apple TV and other streaming devices. Yesterday (Tuesday) at the Code Conference …
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Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge
1 month ago

Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

By  •  Facebook, News

Social media giant Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote …
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PayU Nigeria now lets you pay for facebook ads in naira with your MasterCard
1 month ago

PayU Nigeria now lets you pay for facebook ads in naira with your MasterCard

PayU Nigeria payment portal has been integrated with Facebook ads charging system, making it easier for Nigerians to pay for Facebook Ads in Naira.

If you’ve set Naira as your money …
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Today is Safer Internet Day
2 months ago

Today is Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) which is a global event and this year, stakeholders in the ecosystem led by Facebook are holding a series of initiatives to help make the …
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odacom and Kaduna State partner to launch ICT for development initiative in Nigeria
2 months ago

odacom and Kaduna State partner to launch ICT for development initiative in Nigeria

By  •  Facebook, News

Vodacom has partnered with Kaduna State in Nigeria to launch an ICT for development initiative. The project will support mass service delivery in healthcare, education and agriculture through the deployment …
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MTN announces new executive appointment
2 months ago

MTN announces new executive appointment

MTN Group has appointed Saim Yaksan as Executive for Group Transformation, effective immediately.

Yaksan’s appointment follows the launch of MTN’s holistic transformation programme, IGNITE, in the third quarter of 2016. …
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African FinTech startups received most funding last year
2 months ago

African FinTech startups received most funding last year

New report has shown that the fintech sector received the most backing in 2016, with startups in the space raising a combined US$31.4 million.

On the overall, African tech startups raised funding …
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One billion Yahoo accounts hacked
3 months ago

One billion Yahoo accounts hacked

By  •  Facebook, News

Yahoo has announced that it has been hacked, this time, one billion accounts were affected. This is twice the number affected by a hack revealed in September.

The company said …
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Coke Studio now has an app
4 months ago

Coke Studio now has an app

As if its success is not enough, Coca-Cola has further solidified the fame of the Coke Studio Africa a collaborative music show, with the launch of the Coke Studio Mobile …
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WhatsApp rolls out video feature across platforms
4 months ago

WhatsApp rolls out video feature across platforms

Following extensive testing and phased roll out, leading messaging app WhatsApp today officially announced the launch of its latest feature which is WhatsApp video calling. In a statement made available …
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Reusing passwords is the biggest threat to social media globally – Facebook
5 months ago

Reusing passwords is the biggest threat to social media globally – Facebook

By  •  Facebook

Every now and then, news of cybersecurity breaches are published on TechCity and other major tech platforms. The increasing popularity of cybercrime has created a major challenge for the tech …
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MTN is testing Facebook-designed Voyager platform
5 months ago

MTN is testing Facebook-designed Voyager platform

By  •  Facebook, News

MTN Group today announced it has become the first mobile operator in the world to deploy and test the open optical packet transport platform, known as Voyager, after joining the …
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Mark Zuckerberg Just Left Yaba Right. See Where He’ll be Tomorrow
7 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg Just Left Yaba Right. See Where He’ll be Tomorrow

Where Yaba left is the psychiatric therapy and treatment hub of Lagos mainland, Yaba right is the most popular tech community in Nigeria. It is where majority of the innovative, futuristic, technology …
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