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Facebook’s monthly users hit 2 billion
4 hours ago

Facebook’s monthly users hit 2 billion

By  •  Facebook, News

As Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday, Facebook has reached a new milestone: there are now 2 billion people connecting and building communities on Facebook every month.

The social media giant also …
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Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to counter terrorism
1 day ago

Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to counter terrorism

On Monday, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, which will help the giants to continue to make their hosted consumer …
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Facebook is working to prevent profile picture abuse
6 days ago

Facebook is working to prevent profile picture abuse

Facebook is working on a new feature that is designed to protect users who are concerned about how other people gain access to their profile image and how it can …
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Spotify adds group playlists to Facebook Messenger
1 week ago

Spotify adds group playlists to Facebook Messenger

Spotify has launched a new feature for Facebook Messenger that allows you create playlists of songs with your friends.

With this new feature, Spotify says users can create a …
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Facebook’s safety check now includes fundraisers and status updates
2 weeks ago

Facebook’s safety check now includes fundraisers and status updates

Facebook’s Safety Check has notified people that their families and friends are safe more than a billion times across the world. In order to improve its relevance and useful experience …
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Soon, Facebook will allow users subscribe to news publications
2 weeks ago

Soon, Facebook will allow users subscribe to news publications

Facebook has been working hard on its news features over the past few months. And now, according to The Wall Street Journal, the social network is building a feature to allow …
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You can now include closed captions in Facebook Live
3 weeks ago

You can now include closed captions in Facebook Live

By  •  Facebook, News

Since making Facebook accessible to everyone is a key part of the global community, the social media giant has announced that it is now allowing publishers to include closed captions in Facebook …
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Facebook fined for linking WhatsApp with Facebook profiles
1 month ago

Facebook fined for linking WhatsApp with Facebook profiles

By  •  Facebook, News

Facebook has been fined $122 million fine by the European Commission (EC) over misleading information it provided when it acquired WhatsApp during which it claimed it could not link the profiles of users …
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Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge
1 month ago

Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the ‘Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge’. The Bots for Messenger …
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Facebook set to launch 24 Original “TV” Shows
2 months ago

Facebook set to launch 24 Original “TV” Shows

With Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and Yahoo all well grounded in the zone of original television shows and streaming, Facebook refuses to be left behind after a recent report states that the …
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African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference
2 months ago

African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference

Facebook celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference held in San Jose, California, on April 18 and 19, 2017. …
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F8 2017: Artificial Intelligence, Building 8 and more technology updates from day 2
2 months ago

F8 2017: Artificial Intelligence, Building 8 and more technology updates from day 2

April 19 concluded F8 2017, Facebook’s annual two-day event where developers and businesses came together to explore the future of technology.

In the opening keynote, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike …
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Nigerian developers to take part in Facebook’s annual F8 conference
2 months ago

Nigerian developers to take part in Facebook’s annual F8 conference

Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference is on its second and final day in San Jose, California and a number of announcements have been made. Beyond that, Nigerians are already beginning to …
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Facebook aggressively goes after Snapchat with Camera, Direct, and Stories
3 months 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
4 months 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 months 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 months 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
4 months 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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