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China’s Tencent Overtakes Facebook To Become World’s Biggest Social Network

*With a market cap of $523 billion, Tencent surpassed Facebook ($522 billion) on Tuesday   RT: Chinese tech giant Tencent’s mega-rally has turned it into the world’s fifth-largest company and the first Asian firm to enter the half trillion dollar club.   The Hong Kong-listed internet giant, known for its WeChat messaging app and online games, has seen its stock ...

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Minister, Permanent Secretary, Stakeholders Laud NCC Use of Social Media

Nigeria Telecoms watchdog, NCC, has over the years adopted social media as an important tool to engage and accept complaints from mobile users   NCC: The Minister of Communications, Honourable Adebayo Shittu, yesterday said the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has impeccably deployed social media networks for public communication and urged all stakeholders to emulate the Commission to expand the frontiers ...

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Tizeti, Facebook Partner To Expand Express Wi-Fi by Facebook In Nigeria

…to roll out hundreds of hotspots over the coming months IT NEWS NIGERIA: Tizeti has announced a partnership to expand Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Nigeria, with plans to roll out hundreds of hotspots over the coming months. Announced at AfricaCom 2017, this initiative supports Facebook’s and Tizeti’s shared goal of connecting more people to the internet in a cost-efficient ...

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6 Ways To Overcome Social Media Anxiety Disorder

CONTRIBUTED:   Ever felt jealousy or discontentment due to the seemingly higher standards or jet-set lifestyle of other people on social media? You are probably suffering from Social Media Anxiety Disorder (SMAD), a condition described by the Research and Development Unit of Yudala – Nigeria’s pioneer online and offline e-commerce outfit – as one afflicting a growing number of young ...

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Facebook Launches Africa’s First SME Council in Nigeria

… Says Small businesses are the rock of the Economy   IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Facebook today launched its Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Council, the first in Africa and part of its ongoing commitment to support small businesses across the continent.   Speaking in a passionate presentation at the unveiling in Lagos, Facebook’s Small and Medium Business (SMB) ...

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OLX Marks 5 Years In Nigeria

  IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Leading online classifieds, OLX has marked 5 years operations in Nigeria with an intimate gathering of different stakeholders including loyal users and media partners at an exclusive event in Lagos.   The celebration was held to appreciate all loyal OLX users, partners and staff who shared their OLX winning stories during the celebration. Speaking at ...

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Russia To Ban Facebook 2018

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Russia has announced today that it will ban Facebook in 2018 if the social network fails to comply with local data storage laws. IT NEWS NIGERIA gathered that, Alexander Zharov, head of communications regulator Roskomnadzor, was quoted by official state media outlets saying “the law is obligatory for all. In all cases we will make sure ...

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6 Ways To Increase Social Media Engagement

Have you always desired to have a better engagement on your social media platforms? In today’s affiliate educational newsletter, you will discover 6 ways to increase social media engagement.   Capture attention The goal of using social media channels is to have your target audience to drive revenue or create awareness. But what is critical is to capture the attention ...

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Facebook Unveils Ad Control For Advertisers, 3rd Party Partnership

*Facebook has lunched ad control for advertisers and announced third party partnerships to improve measurement IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Facebook is making changes to its platform in order to provide more clarity and control for advertisers over where advertising appears and the kind of content that can be monetized. This announcement was made at Dmexco which had a host of ...

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Internet, Mobile Inhibiting Military Show-Of-Force In Eastern Nigeria?

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The speed of information spread thanks to availability of internet enabled devices is bad news to President Buhari’s ongoing military show-of-force in Eastern part of Nigeria. IT NEWS NIGERIA in-house Research Team gathered that the activities and movement of government solders are being report every minute and soldiers are said to be very uncomfortable with it. Armed ...

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