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This is Social Media. Just not the conventional type of coverage of it.

IN a way, some of us are working for the terrorists but we don’t realise it. Terror is generally defined as “extreme fear”; terrorism “the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims”; and terrorists are “people who use terrorism in the pursuit of political aims”. We ordinary...
Twitter has announced in a blog post that it is revising its privacy policy and terms of service, effective May 18th, for all non-US accounts. At that time, Twitter says services provided by its Twitter International Company based in Dublin, Ireland will handle account information under Irish privacy and data protection...
Following their launch in Nigeria two years ago, the ride-sharing app, Uber Inc., today is supporting local Nigerian business by uniting with the community to help Nuli Juice continue its operations. On Thursday Uber will assist by delivering a combo deal to the doorsteps of Nuli fans . On Thursday, between 8am...
June 27, marks the date for this year's Social Media Day celebration taking place in Kampala — bringing together influencers and innovators to talk about social media, Kampala, and technology’s ultimate role in a resurging city’s success - organized by VirtualTrends. Mashable, the leading source for news, information, and resources for the...
Beverage Corp. Pepsi announced that they'll be the exclusive global launch partner for Twitter's newest ad product, Promoted #Stickers. The campaign marks the largest partnership between the two brands; Twitter and Pepsi to date and is a result of months of collaboration. As part of the partnership, Pepsi will secure...
Inter-Governmental organization, International Criminal Court (ICC) is launching a new social media campaign #JusticeMatters from 1st to 17th July, the Day of International Criminal Justice, including a Facebook photo contest. Participants are invited to submit their photos, to ask their networks to like and share them, and to challenge their friends to add a...
Barack Obama last night shattered the record for fastest time to reach one million followers on Twitter, after his new verified account @POTUS reached the figure in less than five hours. https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/600324682190053376 The US President already has the account @BarackObama, which has amassed nearly 60 million followers. However, the new @POTUS account is...
Facebook could be about to release its own search engine, letting users find articles to share with their friends alongside their status updates. At the moment, users must paste in the URL of a page if they want to share it. But some iOS users are seeing a version of...
Facebook in January began testing a "Lite" version for those on slow 2G networks in emerging markets, and now it looks like the app is ready for primetime. Mark Zuckerberg announced the release of the Facebook Lite app on Thursday, which is designed to work fast even on slow mobile...
As good a cause as it is, Internet.org recently came under pressure for allegedly violating India's net neutrality laws -- something Facebook was quick to address. Still, that's not stopping the social network from spreading its initiative, which brings free basic web access to underdeveloped countries, across more places. On...