#Hashable

#Hashable

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

Instagram blacklisted in North Korea, Kim Jong-un behind it?

Warnings are appearing on Instagram accounts in North Korea that say access to the popular photo-sharing app is being denied and that the site is blacklisted for harmful content. Opening the app...

This #YearOnTwitter: How 2015 unfolded on Twitter

As always, the world united this year in moments of triumph, activism, support, and fascination, and Twitter is where we gathered for all of it. Whether people were making a hashtag...

Facebook does not want you to Google again

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...

WhatsApp Web Is A New Threat To The Work Environment

The world is going mobile, yes and we all agree because everyone wants to buy a smartphone. We have previously been using WhatsApp on our phones and it was working out...

WhatsApp begins rolling out Voice-calling feature to iOS users

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...

Obama joins Twitter with @potus account, breaks fastest million follower count record

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...

Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

South-Africa – Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook's newest...

Finding the middle-ground between your personal and professional life on Social Media

Social Media is pretty cool and also quite risky, if you ask me. A single unfortunate post can throw your entire career off track. Like when you partied whole night and...

Facebook’s internet.org expands to Malawi

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...

4 local applications may be up for funding by Uganda Government

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...
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INNOVATION

4 out of 10 Teams to Win USD$10,000 Each in Seed...

Tech and incubation hub Outbox and UNFPA will on Tuesday 30th, May 2017 award four winning teams out of ten teams a mentorship program, seed funding of up-to...