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

Less than a month after WhatsApp introduced free voice calls to users of its Android app, so the Facebook-owned company has begun rolling the feature out to its iOS customers. The feature will however not be available to all Apple device owners at once. The company said it “is rolling out slowly over...
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...
God bless Twitter. It's there for us in our times of boredom and, more importantly, during our times of excitement. And none more so than during the Premier League season when all manner of exciting things happen...and we all take to Twitter to talk about it. But what have been the...
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...
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...
On Monday, Micro-blogging Website, Twitter Inc., introduced Promoted #Stickers which is available globally to select marketers with a managed account, allows brands to create and promote custom stickers for anyone on Twitter to use. Brands design four or eight stickers for users to add to their own photos. Photos with a brand’s...
The hack4ag Uganda hackthon was concluded last week in Jinj which saw three groups being awarded for coming up with the best applications. Kuangalia, an app that helps farmers verify seeds quality emerged winners. According to a senior economist at the World Bank, they were the clear cut winners,...
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...
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...
Late in 2013 the wall Street Journal reported that Snapchat had turned down USD 3 Billion cash acquisition from Facebook. According to Bloomberg, Snapchat is seeking for another round of funding that will value the company at USD 19 billion. This will make Snapchat the third most valuable venture backed...