The cryptocurrency efforts are said to be led by David Marcus, who earlier this week was reported to be leading a new blockchain division at Facebook “to explore how to best leverage Blockchain across Facebook, starting from scratch.”
A Ho Chi Minh City court has sentenced a man to four and half years in prison for writing anti-state social media posts, Vietnam’s state media reported on Thursday.
The messaging app Snapchat is joining the EU code of conduct against online hate speech, the European Commission said on Monday.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticised the recent blockage of the country's most popular messaging app, Telegram, saying the decision by the country's judiciary is not supported by his administration.
Russia has taken further steps to limit access to popular messaging app Telegram, blocking 50 internet anonymizers and VPN services, as reported by Meduza. However, Roskomnadzor, the country’s federal executive body responsible for censorship, won’t disclose which services have been blocked.
Secure messaging service Telegram is canceling its initial coin offering (ICO), an anonymous source told The Wall Street Journal today, and it won’t be opening up its digital coins for public sale.
Facebook says it is entering the online dating space with unique features.
Facebook on Tuesday gave its popular Messenger app the ability to translate missives in real time, deploying artificial intelligence to enable text conversations between people using different languages.
British MPs threatened Tuesday to issue a formal summons to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg for him to testify over a major privacy row, after he declined to appear.
The Iranian government has officially released a mobile messaging app in a bid to encourage users to abandon the currently banned Telegram messenger.
Facebook on Tuesday released a new set of rules to control the type of posts users are allowed to publish on the platform.
WhatsApp is banning anyone under 16 years old from using its app in Europe. It’s raising the age limit by three years just as the European data privacy rules start kicking in on May 25th, as spotted by Reuters.
Facebook Inc has revealed it had deleted and put a warning label on 1.9 million pieces of extremist content related to ISIS or al-Qaeda in the first three months of the year, as well as also published its internal definition of terrorism for the first time on Monday.
The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, says foreign investors can now get 100 percent ownership of businesses in the country.
Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product grew by 1.95 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the first three months of this year.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bwari, Abuja, said on Monday that 5, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC’s) were now ready for collection.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming meeting with European Union lawmakers regarding global data scandal involving Facebook will now be streamed live online, the European Parliament’s president confirmed, on Monday.
A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on Wednesday about diamond corruption alleged to have cost billions of dollars during his rule.
National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Baba Ngelezarma, has blamed governors for clashes between herdsmen and farmers.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is delivering on promises with clear-cut targets, prudent management of resources and a deliberate policy to plug wastage and pilfering of government resources.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Gombe state, over the weekend said it had registered 143,277 new eligible voters in the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise.
The Citizens Center for Democratic Governance has questioned the acclaimed success recorded by the Kaduna State government in its deployment of electronic voting for the state’s local government election.
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte declared himself “a serial winner” after leading his side to a 1-0 victory over Manchester United in the English FA Cup final on Saturday.