Category: Social Media

Social media items such as facebook, twitter, g-plus, whatsapp, instagram

Kenya hosts the first Google Web Rangers Africa Summit

Google Kenya kicked off, the first Web Rangers summit in Africa, aimed at spreading awareness on internet safety and promoting…

6 months ago

The use of web video in promoting travel and tourism

Web video marketing is no longer an eccentric concept especially in the travel and tourism industry. It is a vital…

10 months ago

Uganda’s social media users to pay daily taxes

Uganda's State Minister for planning David Bahati has said social media users will have to part with shs 100 daily,…

10 months ago

Uganda Government set to impose new taxes on social media platforms

The Ugandan Government is set to impose new taxes on social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Skype and…

11 months ago

Twitter analytics at forefront of new 280 characters decision

Twitter recently announced that it was testing the possibility of increasing the number of characters per tweet from 140 letters…

1 year ago

Uber EA focused on good PR in light of London woes

Alive to the challenges facing Uber in London, where the firm has been denied a new private hire licence by…

1 year ago

How much is a good deal worth?

We need to ask ourselves how much privacy we are willing to give up in exchange for “free” social media?…

1 year ago

False social media posts fan violence, country is safe Interior CS states

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i says the country is safe, impressions being created by irresponsible use of social…

2 years ago

Crowd2Map Tanzania project to break record for OpenStreetMap 13th anniversary

Crowd2Map Tanzania crowdsourced mapping project, is organizing what they hope will be the largest worldwide mapping party to date, commemorating…

2 years ago

Tigo Tanzania undergoing modernisation of its network infrastructure

Tigo Tanzania announced that it is undergoing a massive drive to further modernize its network infrastructure. “Since last year, we…

2 years ago

Why LinkedIn Premium is worth the money

LinkedIn Premium plans aren’t cheap, and they're not an easy sell for many users. However, there's an army of people…

2 years ago

49% of Kenyans use social media platforms to access election news

A new study, dubbed: “The Reality of Fake News in Kenya”, reveals that Social media is widely used by Kenyans…

2 years ago

AccuWeather introduces plain language AI weather Bot for Facebook Messenger

AccuWeather has announced the launch of AccuWeather for Facebook Messenger. The AI-powered weather assistant handles plain-language questions from users and…

2 years ago

Jumia Market launches new business model with inspiration from Instagram

Jumia Market is changing its business model from an online Marketplace to an online social shopping site. This is a…

2 years ago

Jumia Market launches new business model with inspiration from Instagram

Jumia Market is changing its business model from an online Marketplace to an online social shopping site. This is a…

2 years ago

Facebook fined €110 million for misleading European Commission over merger

Facebook must pay a €110 million (US$123 million) for misleading the European Commission during an investigation of its takeover of…

2 years ago

Facebook, IEBC in new partnership to raise voter awareness and education

As Kenya kicks off a month-long biometric voter verification drive, Facebook in partnership with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission…

2 years ago

Instagram’s new look to put more focus on photos and videos

Instagram has made great leaps this year some of which are: having the flexibility of telling your story up to…

2 years ago

Rwanda Government pioneers Smart City Innovation with SRG and Nokia

Nokia and SRG will collaborate with the Government of Rwanda to deploy Smart City technology to improve the lifestyle and…

2 years ago

Ten companies to represent EA in Bots for Messenger Challenge finals

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for…

2 years ago

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