Facebook outlines plans to grow its African Ecosystem at AfricaCom 2016

Facebook had a strong presence at AfricaCom 2016 in Cape Town, in line with its commitment to fostering a strong relationship with its connectivity partners and application developers across Africa. In addition...

Facebooking is now a crime in Ethiopia as it enters into a state of...

QZ Africa reports that a state of emergency declared in Ethiopia last week is growing more draconian by the day. Posting updates on the current status of the country, hit by anti-government...
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Facebook Apologizes for Blocking Palestinian Journalists’Accounts

Facebook says it made a mistake in disabling the personal accounts of several editors and executives at two major Palestinian news publications, according to a report from The Electronic Intifada. “The pages were...

Facebook gave advertisers inflated video-viewing metrics for two years

Facebook has been overestimating the average time it told advertisers that users were spending watching videos on its platform for two years, possibly affecting marketer spending on Facebook ads. The metric was...

How to: Post 360-degree photos to Facebook using your smartphone

You've most likely come across an interactive photo whilst browsing your Facebook feed. Such photos instruct you to hold your phone up and move it around to view different parts of...

Facebook to add more African languages in effort to increase Internet adoption

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, says more African languages will be added to the social media platform to make it easier for African’s to access the social network’s applications reports DW. Promoting local...

Mark Zuckerberg in Nairobi to meet tech entrepreneurs and developers

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya after a three-day visit in Lagos, Nigeria in his first visit to Africa. While in Nigeria, Mark Zuckerberg visited a ‘Summer of Code Camp’ at the...

Mark Zuckerberg motivates Nigerian entrepreneurs, developers during Andela Lagos visit

After his surprise visit to the Co-creation Hub Lagos (CcHub) yesterday, Facebook CEO and Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, embarked on a 2km walk to the Andela Amity Campus. During a closed door meeting at Andela,...

Mark Zuckerberg in Nigeria to witness Africa’s tech revolution

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, using his time in the country to visit the Yaba technology hub in Lagos, meet with...

Facebook’s Trending News Topics will now be Automated

Facebook is changing  the way it shows you trending topics, the company said in a blog post. As of last weekend, the social networking forum got rid of the explanatory descriptions altogether...
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