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Facebook’s Creepy Patent Suggests Friends By Wirelessly Sensing Phones

Companies usually file patents all the time and they can be very interesting when you dive into the details. Facebook is not new to...

Facebook’s Earnings Call Reveals Stunted User Growth, Shifts Focus to Stories

According to Facebook’s earnings call this past week, the social network reported less revenue and even fewer new users. Its audience actually shrunk in...
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IBM to Acquire Red Hat, Tim Cook Calls out Tech Giants and Google to Offer Users More Privacy Controls

IBM is set to acquire Red Hat for $34 Billion in its big leap into hybrid cloud.

3D Memes are the Future thanks to Facebook’s 3D Photos

Memes are a popular form of content that we see on social networking sites and they come in various forms: videos, photos, GIFs and...

PesaCheck Joins Facebook’s List of Fact Checking Partners in Kenya

Facebook has confirmed that PesaCheck will join the list of organizations that will help in fact checking articles on the platform in Kenya. PesaCheck is...

Facebook’s Portal is a Privacy Breach in Waiting, Microsoft Declares Love for Linux, We Learn That Google+ Isn’t Really...

Facebook Portal is the social media giant’s entry into the hardware realm. Facebook launched both Portal and Portal+, their new voice-controlled, video-calling device that...

How to Check If Your Facebook Account Was Affected by the Data Breach

On the night of 12th October (EAT), Facebook released more info about the data breach that affected its users. The massive security breach was...

Amazon, Apple Deny Hacking Claims, Instagram Gets a New Boss and Facebook is Already Sticking Its Dirty Fingers Into...

Early last week, Bloomberg Businessweek wrote a bombshell report on how Chinese spies had used tiny rogue chips embedded in Super Micro servers that...
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Facebook Partners With Africa Check and AFP to Fact Check News in Kenya

Facebook today has announced that they are launching third party fact checking in Kenya to help assess the accuracy of news being disseminated in...

How to Safeguard Your Facebook Account After the Data Breach

Last Friday, Facebook announced that they had experienced a data breach and attackers had collected information from over 50 million accounts via "access tokens"...

Inventor of The Web Fires Cannons Against Tech Giants While Instagram Founders Unfriend Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram's Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger unfriend Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Kevin and Mike called it quits on the photo-sharing platform which they founded in 2010 and...
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6 Kenyans to Receive Facebook Millions for Community Leadership

Facebook announced the Community Leadership Program in February which was the company's project to empower 'leaders who are building communities around the world.' Since...

Facebook Officially Starts Dating, Instagram Pulls Out on Regramming, Twitter Leaked DMs and Alexa Clearly Has No Type

Facebook Dating begins testing in Colombia Facebook Dating which was announced in May began testing early last week in Colombia. The online dating product lives...

Apple Has Some Not-So-New iPhones, Google Discontinues the Email App No One Used and EU Wants to Kill the...

On Wednesday last week, Apple introduced new iPhones - there was no huge announcements as this is the S year from Apple products -...
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Here are Kenya’s Most Engaging Pages on Facebook

When it comes to social media usage, the trend has moved from just person to person interaction but brands have also found a haven...
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Facebook’s YouTube Competitor Launched Globally

Facebook is not playing around this time

Facebook Expanding Express Wi-Fi With New Partner Ecosystem Program

Facebook is going on the next step with its Express Wi-Fi initiative where they announced a new program called Express Wi-Fi Certified. Express Wi-Fi Certified will...
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Comparing 10 Websites in Kenya For Discovering Events Around You

Here are 10 websites you can use to discover events or even pay for tickets to attend these events.

Twitter Puts a Leash On Third-Party Clients as Founder Mulls Overhaul and Google’s Project Dragonfly Drama Continues

Twitter CEO is thinking about giving the whole Twitter app an overhaul. After putting both controversial Alex Jones' account and his Infowars account on a...

Facebook Wants Banks’ Customer Data, Google Launches Cameos and Tech Giants vs Alex Jones

Facebook wants banks to share their customers' data, but would it be safe? Facebook last week announced it was asking U.S financial institutions to share...
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Facebook Pages Are Experiencing Declining Engagement According to Research

Facebook is a huge community with various ways to keep up with your friends, people of same interests or even with institutions or celebrities....
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Why Facebook or Twitter Are Highly Unlikely To Start Their Own Anonymous Social Apps

Classic social network behaviour have been based on registering your details that proves your real identity. That's why they ask basic personal things like...

Apple Dongles On the $1 Trillion Train, Facebook’s Dating App Begins Testing and Google Ventures into China

Two decades ago, Apple Inc. was close to bankruptcy - Now, it's worth nearly 7 Jeff Bezoses. Apple just reached the $1 trillion market cap...
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Facebook Starts Monetizing WhatsApp Through Customer Replies

Facebook wants to get their money back

Google’s $5bn EU Fine, Android Fuchsia, Editable Tweets and Can Facebook Fix Itself?

Google So what did Google do, why are they being fined and are they really guilty? Google is a giant tech company and the European Commission...

No. Facebook Isn’t Spying on You, Gmail is

Who exactly is reading your Emails? So last year, Google said it would stop scanning your emails for ad targeting. But did they? According to the...

Facebook Reverses Ban on Some Crypto-Ads, Updates Stories as It Reaches 400m Daily Users

Facebook & Co. Facebook relaxed its ban on some cryptocurrency adverts. The company will now allow some preapproved advertisers to promote crypto businesses and services, like...
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Simple Mobile Money Transaction Reveals Underlying Privacy Loopholes

A typical Kenyan day involves at least one instance where you will leave your phone number either at a security desk while getting into a...

Intel CEO Resigns, IGTV Launches, Facebook’s AI Fight Against Fake News

Instagram debuts their Youtube competitor, IGTV The long form video platform will allow anyone to upload videos either from the dedicated IGTV app or through...

AT&T-Time Warner Merger now Legal, Net Neutrality Is Dead and Bow to Blockchain Religion

AT&T now allowed to merge with Time Warner, US Court rules. Last week on Monday, US court judge ruled that AT&T can complete its $85B...
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