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Three million new users have signed up to Telegram over the past 24 hours, during a period in which Facebook (and Facebook Messenger), Instagram, and WhatsApp were all experiencing significant outages worldwide.
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg, is planning to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of its WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger services and incorporate end-to-end encryption to these apps, the media reports.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the launch of X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger.
Cloud technology company Twilio said on Monday it would buy email technology firm SendGrid in an all-stock deal valued at about $2 billion, combining two firms that handle communications between apps and their users.
WhatsApp is finally rolling out group video- and voice-calls to its 1.5 billion users around the world. The new feature was first teased by its parent company, Facebook, at its annual F8 developers conference in May, but now it’s ready for prime time.
The US embassy in Cambodia has fired 32 people after they were allegedly caught sharing pornographic material in a non-official chat group, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Responding to reports in some technology industry media that it has been logging users’ call and text history without their permission, Facebook said in a statement on Sunday that the function “has always been opt-in only.”
Facebook has announced that it has agreed to a deal with Warner Music Group so that Facebook users can post videos featuring music from artists signed with the music label.
Foremost Nigerian Financial Institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has confirmed that it is in a strategic partnership with Facebook and Twitter to launch a Masterpass QR bot for Facebook messenger, that will enable Nigerian businesses set up digital accounts and accept QR payments.
Active mobile voice subscriptions on the MTN, 9mobile, Airtel and Globacom networks crashed from 154.7 million in January to 140.4 million in October, 2017.
Cameroonians in the English-speaking regions are campaigning for the release of a five-month pregnant woman and her husband who were reportedly arrested by the security forces during the government repression on October 1.
The Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, on Monday, set aside the judgment delivered by the Zamfara High Court, allowing the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the 2019 Election.
US President Donald Trump has declared himself completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes.
A 20-year-old applicant, Mustapha Umar, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Lagos, for allegedly breaking into a shop and stealing native attires worth N242, 500.
Ethiopian Airlines will work with investigators in Ethiopia, the U.S. and elsewhere “to figure out what went wrong with flight 302’’, the airline’s CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, said on Monday.
It has been observed that 2.1 billion people live without safe water globally while one in four Primary Schools have no drinking water sources using unprotected sources of water.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday unexpectedly resigned after three decades in power, saying his oil-rich Central Asian nation now needed “a new generation of leaders”.
The build-up to Friday's game was dominated by Lionel Messi, who returned from his self-imposed post-World Cup hiatus for the friendly at Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Wednesday refuted report of planned increment of Value Added Tax (VAT) by 50 per cent to meet up payment of the newly proposed minimum wage.
Jack Wilshere says he is determined to feature for West Ham before the end of the season after making a return to full training.
UEFA is investigating alleged racial abuse of Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi in Chelsea's Europa League tie at Dynamo Kiev on Thursday.