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Autopsy shows dead Palestinian beaten in raid
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Autopsy shows dead Palestinian beaten in raid

[FILE PHOTO] Israeli military A Palestinian who died after Israeli forces raided his home to arrest him had been assaulted, the results of an autopsy published by a Palestinian prisoners’ group said Sunday. Mohammed Khatib, 24, died after being taken into custody during a raid on Beit Rima village, in […]

Opportunity for creative minds, as Naija Storybuilders bootcamp comes on stream
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Opportunity for creative minds, as Naija Storybuilders bootcamp comes on stream

Zuckerberg (middle) with Nollywood stars at Afrinolly Studio, Ikeja, Lagos. Building on the successful Facebook for Creators training programme in Nigeria, Facebook and Afrinolly today announced the launch of its new Naija Storybuilders Bootcamp, in partnership with critically acclaimed writer/producers, Dayna Lynne North and Amy Aniobi from the groundbreaking US […]

Social media have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU bill
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Social media have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU bill

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 28, 2016 shows logos of US online social media and social networking service Facebook in Vertou, France. Facebook said April 27, 2017 it is stepping up its security to counter efforts by governments and others to spread misinformation or manipulate discussions for political […]

Facebook chief says internet firms in ‘arms race’ for democracy
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Facebook chief says internet firms in ‘arms race’ for democracy

Facebook Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerber (AFP Photo / Stephen Lam)<br /> Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said late Tuesday that the leading social network and other internet firms are in an arms race to defend democracy. Zuckerberg’s Washington Post op-ed came on the eve of hearings during which lawmakers […]

Facebook, Twitter takedowns show quandary in curbing manipulation
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Facebook, Twitter takedowns show quandary in curbing manipulation

AFP PHOTO / Josh Edelson Facebook and Twitter unveiled fresh crackdowns on misinformation campaigns from Russia and Iran as analysts warned of more efforts to manipulate public debate ahead of the November US elections. Facebook announced late Tuesday it removed more than 650 pages, groups and accounts identified as “networks […]

EY wants digital revolution to address four major issues
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EY wants digital revolution to address four major issues

Ernest and Young Most companies across the globe are in the process of defining or executing a digital transformation in response to what has been tagged ‘fifth industrial revolution’ which is expected to significantly change the way we live, work and interact with one another. This technology- driven revolution is […]

Egypt’s Coptic pope quits ‘waste of time’ Facebook
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Egypt’s Coptic pope quits ‘waste of time’ Facebook

Pope Tawadros II. Photo: prweb The head of Egypt’s Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, has shut down his Facebook page, saying it was a “waste of time”, after the church ordered monks off social media. State-run Al-Ahram newspaper said on Saturday that Tawadros’s decision was in line with a dozen […]

Instagram And Facebook To Let Users Time Themselves
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Instagram And Facebook To Let Users Time Themselves

Facebook and Instagram are going to help you manage your time better on social media by introducing tools to help users manage their time on the social networks, Facebook has announced. The new set of features, called “Your time on Facebook” and “Your activity” on Instagram will be found in […]

Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
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Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (AFP Photo / Getty Images / Win McNamee) Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent “coordinated” effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify the source although Russia is suspected of […]

Mad splasher fired after backlash over dousing Canadian pedestrians
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Mad splasher fired after backlash over dousing Canadian pedestrians

A Canadian van driver who splashed pedestrians along a downtown Ottawa street has been fired by his employer after a video of his mischief provoked an online backlash. A Canadian van driver who splashed pedestrians along a downtown Ottawa street has been fired by his employer after a video of […]

Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies
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Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies

Facebook Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company’s contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies, the Wall Street Journal reported. The firm, Crimson Hexagon, says its platform allows clients — which include major US corporations […]

Adegboruwa sues APC chieftain, Joe Igbokwe, over facebook publication
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Adegboruwa sues APC chieftain, Joe Igbokwe, over facebook publication

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa Lagos lawyer and rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has filed a suit against the All Progressive Congress Chieftain, Joe Igbokwe over a Facebook post accusing the Supreme Court of selling justice to the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike. The suit, No. FHC/L/CS/1240/2018 and filed before a Federal High […]