According to YouTube, the amount of time someone spent watching a video was a better way to understand whether a viewer really enjoyed it or not. Image Credit: Tech Crunch

YouTubers on Mobile With Over 1000 Subscribers Can Now Go LIVE

Google-owned video sharing platform; YouTube for six years supported live streaming of video which was limited to computers. And early this month, they finally rolled out the mobile live streaming feature to every creator...
Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba.

Breaking News: Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba Twitter Account Hacked

Senior Presidential Advisor in Charge of Special Operations, Maj. Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba is the latest victim of cyber bullying after unknown entities hacked his twitter account. Muhoozi who is also President Museveni’s...

Facebook Launches Review of How It Handles Violent Videos

Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland...
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Narendra Modi Takes Over Obama’s Top Spot as the Most Followed World Leader on...

According to the newly released 2017 World Leaders on Instagram study by Burson-Marsteller; a leading strategic communications and global public relations firm, showed that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over the...
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How to Get Your Twitter Account Verified

Micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. has a built-in social hierarchy. There are those with blue tick marks next to their name - which denotes a verified account, and those without blue ticks. Verification...
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Facebook Tops 5 Million Monthly Advertisers – says Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook Inc announced on Monday that more than 5 million businesses are advertising on the social network each month and that it is updating its suite of ad services to try...

Facebook To Maintain African Growth With Addition Of Wi-Fi Hotspots and Fiber-Optic Cables

According to new reports by Bloomberg, Facebook on Thursday announced further plans to expand in Africa by adding Wi-Fi hotspots and laying fiber-optic cables in various countries in a bid to spread its...

Facebook to Use Photo-Matching to Block Repeat ‘Revenge Porn’

Facebook Inc. on Wednesday said its adding more tools to make it easier for users to report so-called "Revenge Porn" and to automatically prevent the images from being shared again once...
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Twitter Has Created a ‘Twitter Lite’ Faster Version of its Mobile Service, no App!

According to reports we attained from Reuters, Micro-blogging social platform; Twitter Inc. launched a faster version of its mobile service dubbed; Twitter Lite on Wednesday aimed at people with infrequent connections...
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Over 170 Million People in Africa Access Facebook Each Month, 94% Being on Mobile

According to new reports, social media giants, Facebook Inc. has moved its Johannesburg offices into new premises, creating a new home for the company to work with its partners to boost...
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...