Africa World 

Meta’s Threads app launches as it rivals Twitter

Facebook’s mother company, Meta has launched its social media text trend app called Threads. “Let’s do this,” Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wrote on Wednesday in a post welcoming users to the site. “Welcome to Threads.” The app which looks almost identical to Twitter has millions signing up within hours, Mark Zuckerberg said. At a glance the app’s main feed shows… Read More
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Elon Musk completes Twitter takeover in $44bn deal

Chief financial officer Ned Segal, and the firm’s top legal and policy executive, Vijaya Gadde, are leaving alongside Mr Agrawal, according to US media reports. – – The completion of the deal brings to an end months of legal wrangling, but the deal has prompted questions over the platform’s future direction. The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Inc has… Read More
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Nigeria’s President Buhari orders lifting of ban on Twitter

– – Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has announced that the ban on social media giant Twitter can now be lifted. In a speech on Friday to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence day celebration, President Buhari said he had directed that the ban on the operations of Twitter, in Nigeria be lifted conditionally. That condition includes meeting demands from the Nigerian government… Read More
Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana: Angry citizens urge their government to #FixTheCountry

– – Ghanaians have been loud on social media demanding improved governance from their political leaders. Many of them who are angry with their standard of living have been tweeting with the hashtag #FixTheCountry. They want the government to fix the economy and provide basic essential social amenities which have been lacking across the country. The hashtag #FixTheCountry has been… Read More
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Twitter office in Ghana sparks anger among Nigerians

– – Some Nigerians have not been happy with the decision to pick Ghana as host of the Africa headquarters of social media giant Twitter. Making the announcement on Monday, the US based social media company cited Ghana’s role as a champion for democracy, a supporter of free speech and online freedom, and the Open Internet, of which Twitter is also… Read More
Africa Business Ghana West Africa World 

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

– – Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on Monday. In a statement the company said “in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited to announce that we are now actively building a team in Ghana. To truly serve the public conversation,… Read More
Africa World 

How 3 ladies realized they were dating same man via twitter

– – Three ladies with the help of the social media platform twitter have found out that they have been dating the same man for months. The said womanizer was exposed after one of the ladies who claimed to be dating him posted a picture of the two on Twitter. The twitter user, Kevin Emmilie first shared the photo of… Read More
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Nigerians in Twitter ‘hashtag battle’ on 60th anniversary

– – Nigerians have taken to Twitter to mark the country’s 60th anniversary with divergent views on the progress made so far. A hashtag battle has been going on in Nigeria on social media as people debate how to mark the anniversary. Two hashtags #Nigeria60andUseless and #NigeriaAt60 have been trending as citizens express how they feel about the anniversary. The… Read More
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Twitter founder arrives in Nigeria for Africa tour

The co-founder and CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey has arrived in Nigeria for the start of a month-long trip in Africa. He will be spending the whole of November in Africa, visiting Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa. Dorsey had said before his trip that he would be spending a lot of time with entrepreneurs in these countries he is… Read More
Africa South Africa Southern Africa World 

#Umjolowithazola: The hashtag helping South Africans find love

Finding a life partner or lover has evolved tremendously across generations and centuries. Often people have to find love by meeting face to face with potential suitors. But with the emergence of digital media platforms finding love has taken a whole new format. In South Africa, a social media personality launched a hashtag called #Umjolowithazola to help people find lovers.… Read More