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How to secure your WhatsApp following latest attack

Facebook recently revealed that an “advanced cyber actor” has been spying on some users of its WhatsApp messaging app, thanks to a zero-day vulnerability...

Sophos gives advice following Facebook’s latest leaked passwords debacle

Following Facebook’s recent announcement that some of its users’ passwords were being stored in a readable format within their internal data storage systems; Sophos,...

Cellulant, Facebook partner to launch Africa’s 1st AR experience on...

Cellulant, has built Africa’s first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences in Facebook Messenger. As part of the roll-out programme, Kenyan brandHuddah Cosmetics, has...

Facebook launches its 1st Africa fact-checking programme in Kenya

Facebook has announced the launch of Third-Party Fact-Checking to help assess the accuracy of news in Kenya, and reduce the spread of misinformation, whilst...

ISOC, Facebook partner to expand Internet connectivity in Africa

The Internet Society has announced that it is partnering with Facebook to develop Internet Exchange Points (IXP) throughout Africa. An Internet Exchange Point is where...

AfDB launches coding for employment program

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African...

Facebook launches educative portal for the Generation Z

Facebook launches a Youth Portal for the Generation Z to demystify and educate them on all things Facebook. The portal which is in itself a...

Mark Zuckerberg unveils new Facebook privacy control

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO unveiled the company’s new privacy control, though still on initial stages of creation The control dubbed "Clear History" will allow users...

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, as tax on each...

Facebook launches data abuse bounty to reward people who report misuse...

Facebook is launching a Data Abuse Bounty to reward people who report any misuse of data by app developers. Facebook will pay from $500 to upward...

Mastercard, Facebook launch Masterpass QR bot for Messenger to drive digital...

Mastercard has partnered with Facebook Messenger to launch Masterpass QR bot for Messenger to provide technology to small businesses in Africa and Asia driving...

Geopoll: Facebook groups could threaten Jumia’s e-commerce dominance in Africa

Informal transactions through Facebook groups are threatening the success of e-commerce giants in Africa, such as Jumia. This is according to a recent poll by...

Surf set to give Kenya’s internet users a handy Christmas gift

Surf, a Kenyan ISP, will deliver high-speed, affordable Internet in more than 1000 public areas by the end of this year across 20 cities...

TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017 kicks off in Nairobi

Showcasing Facebook’s passion for investing in creative, diverse talent across Africa, and nurturing the tech and startup ecosystem, Facebook announces a week-long celebration of...