Australian PM describes social media as ‘a coward’s palace’

Australia's prime minister yesterday lambasted social media as "a coward's palace", saying platforms should be treated as publishers when unidentified defamatory comments are posted, pouring fuel on a raging debate over the country's libel laws. Mr Scott Morrison Mr Scott Morrison's comments suggest he would favour making companies like Facebook liable for defamation with regards … Continue reading Australian PM describes social media as ‘a coward’s palace’

The thrill of eggplant emoji in Kenya

The introduction of emojis has hanged the way we communicate digitally. These colourful icons have gone from cute pictures we use while texting to images laden with meaning. The emoji options represent a variety of things; from faces, food, transportation to to sports and relationships. With the rise of smartphones and social media, they have livened up conversations, … Continue reading The thrill of eggplant emoji in Kenya

Twitter receiving more government demands to take action against bloggers

Twitter Inc saw a surge in government demands worldwide in 2020 to take down content posted by journalists and news outlets, according to data released by the social media platform. In its transparency report published on Wednesday, Twitter said verified accounts of 199 journalists and news outlets on its platform faced 361 legal demands from governments … Continue reading Twitter receiving more government demands to take action against bloggers

Why is Annie Idibia angry with Instagram?

Award-winning actress, Annie Idibia, has lamented Instagram’s removal of her children’s business page @belviakidz from the social media platform. According to a post on her verified Instagram page, her children’s page was pulled down due to community rules violation, the fast rate of likes and comments on posts, and reports by other users. Tuface and … Continue reading Why is Annie Idibia angry with Instagram?

Why every business or organization needs Contextual Advertising

Putting relevant ad content in front of interested eyes without coming off as intrusive”that’s what every digital publisher wants & what contextual advertising can offer! Man drawing schedule of business growth Did you know that only 4 in 100 ads per day get more than one second of attention? Well, having your ads in the … Continue reading Why every business or organization needs Contextual Advertising

Biden lifts ban on WeChat, Tik Tok

U.S. President Joe Biden revoked a series of executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok and ordered a new Commerce Department review of security concerns posed by those apps, according to the White House. Biden signed the executive order on Wednesday. The administration of former President Donald Trump had attempted … Continue reading Biden lifts ban on WeChat, Tik Tok

Trump slams Facebook for suspending his account

Former President Donald Trump lashed out at Facebook Friday after the social media giant announced it would suspend his account for at least two years as it enforces new "protocols to be applied in exceptional cases." Donald Trump "Facebook’s ruling is an insult to the record-setting 75M people, plus many others, who voted for us … Continue reading Trump slams Facebook for suspending his account

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How to keep your social media and banking apps safe from hackers

Hackers are a menace to data privacy and personal security of netizens, so you need this knowledge to stay safe on social media. Follow these steps to protect your bank, Facebook and Whatsapp accounts: 1. FACEBOOK GO TO YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT SETTINGS, CLICK ON IT, SCROLL DOWN TO SECURITY, CLICK ON IT, SCROLL TO SECURITY … Continue reading How to keep your social media and banking apps safe from hackers

Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

President Trump earlier threatened to put regulations or even shut down social media sites, including Twitter, after the latter labeled the president's tweets with fact-checks. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order "pertaining to social media" shortly, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters on Wednesday. McEnany first said it was not clear … Continue reading Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

Barcelona deny criticising players to boost president’s image

Barcelona have denied trying to boost the image of club president Josep Maria Bartomeu by hiring a company that criticised current and former players, including Lionel Messi, on social media. According to Spanish radio station Cadena Ser Cataluna, the PR company I3 Ventures was contracted by Barca and oversaw "dozens" of accounts attacking the likes of Messi, Gerard Pique, … Continue reading Barcelona deny criticising players to boost president’s image