Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to United States users on Thursday with plans to allow people to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network vies with Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for advertising revenue.
WhatsApp is giving business accounts verified green badges if their contact information checks out.
Facebook on Monday said that pages that make a habit of linking to bogus news stories will no longer be able to advertise at the world’s leading online social network.
Traffickers are using Facebook to broadcast the abuse and torture of migrants in order to extort ransom money from their families, the UN migration agency said on Friday.
Facebook on Monday made it simpler to see whether friends have checked in as "safe" on the online platform during disasters or other dangerous events.
The President-General of Igbo Community in Kaduna and Vice President of Igbo Delegate Assembly for the 19 Northern States, Mr. Chris Nnoli, has called on government to regulate social media usage in the country.
Facebook Inc made its biggest move to date to compete in the television market by expanding its video offerings with programming ranging from professional women’s basketball to a safari show and a parenting programme, media reports on Thursday.
A German-Israeli artist who accuses Twitter of failing to delete hate speech tweets has taken matters into his own hands – by stencilling the offending messages on the road in front of the company’s Hamburg headquarters.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday called on Google and its video-sharing service YouTube to establish stricter rules regarding violent content posted online.
Facebook on Friday rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has seen supporters of rival candidates trade bitter words online.
A website launched on Wednesday seeks to track Russian-supported propaganda and disinformation on Twitter, part of a growing non-governmental effort to diminish Moscow’s ability to meddle in future elections in the United States and Europe.
Google recently stepped up its efforts to reduce the amount of extremist content available on YouTube.
National Youth Leader, Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Olorogun Vincent Oyibode, Wednesday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate without any further delay the new board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, previously screened and confirmed by the Senate, to check the highhandedness of the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
One of Brazil’s leading indigenous chiefs, Aritana Yawalapiti, died Wednesday of respiratory complications caused by COVID-19, his family said.
The Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Yekini Idiaye, was impeached on Wednesday for pledging loyalty to the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, it has been gathered.
Pan-African investment company, Heirs Holdings, has announced the appointment of Dan Okeke as Group Executive Director.
The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB) has promoted over 3,500 officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has expressed its resolve to ensure that all monies collected by the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) into its ‘illegally operated Stamp Duties’ Account’ are fully recovered and remitted into the Federation Account.
Victor Osimhen will play in the UEFA Europa League next season after Napoli finished 5th in just concluded Italian Serie A season.
A report claims President Muhammadu Buhari has invited Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate to the presidential villa for discussion ahead of the flag-off of the party’s governorship campaign in Benin City, the Edo state capital.
An Environmental Expert, Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, says the revision of the nation’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) has the potential to impact Nigeria and Africa’s climate change policy and economic development.