Tag: Social Media

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Victor Wanyama Sues Xtiandela and Socialite Over Social Media Defamation

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Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has filed a lawsuit against Arthur Mandela (also known as Xtiandela) and Shakilla over a defamatory video...
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Nigeria Disbands Controversial SARS Police Unit After Social Media Storm

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A controversial police unit (SARS) in Nigeria was disbanded after nationwide and social media protest against its actions.
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Curious Twitter User Tears Down $7 Digital Pregnancy Test

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We are in the digital age and a digital pregnancy test should be least surprising thing. It looks like a regular pregnancy test, save...
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Ministry of Tourism Rescind Pauline Njoroge’s Board Appointment Over Past Social Media Post

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Ministry of Tourism and Widlife Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala revoked the appointment of Pauline Njoroge as board member of Toursim Regulatory Authority
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Tanzania Will Crackdown on ‘Inciteful’ Social Media Posts Regarding COVID-19

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Tanzania's government has launched a crackdown on social media posts that it perceives as 'inciteful' and 'misleading' on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Part 3: Turns Out Kenyans Do Not Read Tech Blogs As Much

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A comprehensive report compiled by USIU has delved into the manner Kenyans use social media, ranging from what they prefer and their general online...
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Part 1: 61 Percent of Kenyan Men Are on Twitter Anonymously

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USIU and SIMElab have published a detailed social media report that focuses on trends and narratives. It is also likely that you have already...
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Donald Trump Threatens To Close Down Social Media Platforms on a Social Media Platform

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US President, Donald Trump, has today threatened to close down social media platforms over the fear that they "silence" conservative voice. In a spirited rant...
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Pope Francis Asks Catholics to Give Up Trolling on Social Media For Lent

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During Lent, Catholics are usually urged to give up something and in this year's occasion, the Pope has some ideas. On Wednesday, Pope Francis added...

Ethiopia Passes Law That Jails People Whose Internet Posts Stir Unrest

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Ethiopia's parliament passed a law on Thursday that imposes jail terms for those people whose Internet post stir unrest, Reuters reports. This is a move by their...
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State Officials or Entities That Block Kenyans Risk 1 Million Fine and Jail Time

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Social networking sites have inbuilt tools to manage interactions. Block and mute tools are standard and are used to limit interactions of people who...
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The Kenya Information and Communication Bill 2019 That Seeks to License Bloggers Gets First Hearing

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Alright. The Data Protection, 2019 Bill is now law, and based on the responses we received from our news desk, it was one of...

Nigeria Government Wants To Regulate Social Media

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Nigeria's federal government is reported to be working on how to 'sanitise social media according to BusinessDayNg. Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture was...
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This Guy Created a Bot that Ordered Items That Were Recommended by Twitter

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Twitter is a simple microblogging platform that was meant for people to share their thoughts of the day. However, time and time again we find...

Compilation of the Best Me Explaining Memes

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The "Me Explaining" memes have been trending and has become our favourite meme the past few days. Th meme combines two reaction images to...

U.S. State Department to Require All Visa Applicants to Provide Their Social Media Usernames

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The U.S State Department has already started to put into action last years proposal of requiring visa applicants to submit their social media profiles...
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Benin Shuts Down Social Media Access Amid Poll-Fueled Protests

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Beninese folks will be voting for new leaders in a general poll that will take place today. The elections are particularly interesting because the...
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Social Media Erupts as Tiger Woods Wins Masters Golf Tournament

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People use social media as a second screen when they are watching stuff on TV like sports. They use it to check the sentiments...
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Zimbabwe High Court Orders Government To Restore Internet Access

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Today, the High Court of Zimbabwe has ordered that the government restore full Internet in the country. This is days after Internet access was...

Instagram to Let Users Share Posts to Multiple Accounts, Adds Google Photos Shortcut

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Instagram iOS app now lets you share posts to multiple accounts in one sitting or at least for some users just like how the...

The Superstitious Network Is Dedicated to Sharing Your Irrational Beliefs

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The Superstitious Network is a recently launched social media platform that allows users from all over the world to post their most irrational beliefs....
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How to use Social Media Buyer Personas to Guide Campaigns

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Effective utilization of targeted buyer personas lifted sales leads to almost 124 percent. With the progressive change in marketing landscape, it has become crucial...

Kenyan Vlogger’s Day as a MEME is all the Comic Relief we Need

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Time and time again, we've seen how social media can turn anything into a meme. This is usually true across the social networking apps:...
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Instagram’s Purge is Coming For Fake Likes, Comments and Follows

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The idea of having a solid influence on social media platforms has made people push their importance to limits, which is marked by vices...

Jack Dorsey Wants To Get Rid of Twitter Like Button

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Apparently the Twitter like button might be removed according to reports which is only three years after the feature was introduced on the platform.
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Kenyans Heavily Tracked Kenya Airways’ Maiden Direct Flight to New York

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Yesterday, something historic for Kenya Airways happened. Their maiden direct flight to the United States took off for a long 15 hour journey. This...
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Sweden Ends Curation on Twitter Account By Citizens After 7 Years

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One of the best things about any form of social network is how people find interesting ways to use it. On Twitter, we have...

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

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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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So What if Your Brand is Caught up in a Social Media Crisis, What Next?

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Social media disasters are the one thing both brand managers and companies wish to never deal with. But what do you do when they happen?
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Kenya Court Sets Unsettling Precedence on Use of Unauthorised Photos Online

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Kenya Orient Insurance Limited has found itself on the wrong side of the law after the Milimani Commercial Court ruled that they used a...
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Kenyans React To New Police New Uniforms on Twitter

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Today, President Uhuru Kenyatta commissioned new uniforms for the Kenya Police and since this is 2018, we got to see them on social networks...
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Here are Kenya’s Most Engaging Pages on Facebook

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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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Egypt Approves Law To Regulate People With Over 5000 Followers on Social Media

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Governments around the world have been grappling with the problem of handling social media, which has been a relatively new development in a country's...

We Overuse Technology. Here’s How to Detach Without Going Off-Grid

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There’s so much tech surrounding us – from the multiple devices we use to the websites we visit. Our everyday interaction with tech has...
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Premier League Will Block Illegal Streams Next Season

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The English Premier League is one of the most watched spectacles in the world. Thanks to its popularity, media houses pay a huge sum...

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