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UEFA joins social media boycott weekend

European football ruling body UEFA will join English sports clubs and organisations on Friday in a boycott of the social media.

Army threatens to sue those sharing images of slain soldiers on social media

The Nigerian Army has threatened to take legal actions against those sharing photos of slain troops on social media.

The mob rules Nigeria’s social media

The mob runs Nigeria’s social media. You either fall in line with the governing narrative or risk violence.

Trump launches personal website after social media ban

Former United States President, Donald Trump has finally launched a website to serve his personal office.

Dakota James shares insights on how to deal with Social Media trolls

Popular model and social media influencer Dakota James has listed some insights on how she handles online trolls. This is especially true for people whose entire careers are built around their online presence.

Raphael Gnn shares inputs on impact of COVID-19 on digital marketing sector

Serial entrepreneur and social media marketing expert Raphael Gnn shares his views on the effect of the pandemic on digital marketing.

Social media could end marriage as we know it

Social media could end marriage as we know it. It has become the stranger in the bed of matrimony. It is the third wheel on which some spouses unload their marital problems

Nigerian govt will not shut down social media

The minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has disclosed that the Federal Government has no plan to shut down the internet or social media.

#EndSARS: NBC cautions TV stations from using unverified social media information

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC has warned broadcast stations in the country against using unverified information sourced on social media.

Desmond Elliot: I support #EndSARS but….

The lawmaker representing Surulere 1 Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot, on Thursday declared his support for the agitations against...

Social Media: Nigerian Govt not against free speech – Garba Shehu

A Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, said on Monday that the Federal Government is not against free speech.

A joke? Shehu presents award to Melaye, calls for social media control

Ousted Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye was the toast of a media event on Sunday in Abuja as he bagged the man of the year award.But the whole event played out like one monstrous satirical joke as the man who presented the award at the Kwararafa Media Award was no less than Malam Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari's senior Special assistant, whose party just executed a coup de grace against Melaye in his Kogi West redoubt.

FG committed to enforcing ethical use of social media – Minister

The Federal Government says it is committed to ensuring a responsible and ethical use of the social media and airwaves and no amount of opposition will stop it from sanitising the two media platforms.

Social media will never edge out conventional media – Veteran journalist

A veteran journalist, Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, says social media will never edge out the conventional media in the society.

Burna Boy leaves social media

Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has announced his exit from social media permanently.

Sri Lanka suspends social media to defuse rising tensions

Government Officials on Monday said, some social media networks will be temporarily blocked in Sri Lanka, after messages shared online raised religious tensions that...

Elections: Canada to regulate social media firms

The world’s major social media companies are not doing enough to help Canada combat potential foreign meddling in this October’s elections and the government might have to regulate them, an official said on Monday.

Kenyan President Kenyatta quits social media

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday suspended his social media accounts citing infiltration by unauthorised individuals.Kenyatta has been active on social media platforms, Twitter...

Trump renews attack alleging social media’s political bias

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused social media platforms Facebook, YouTube and Twitter of favoring his Democratic opponents over him and his fellow...

Spend less time on social media, don advises students

Prof. Kenneth Ofokansi, Chairman, Senate Ceremonial Committee of the university of Nigeria, Nsukka, has advised candidates who were seeking admission into the university through...

Excessive make-up, photo apps on social media deceitful

Men living in Abuja, within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have described the excessive use of make-up and photo apps on pictures to enhance looks on social media by women as deceitful.

Election: Beware of social media results – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kebbi state, has urged politicians to be wary of social media posts after voting prior to the official declaration of result by the commission.

Man threatens to leak nude photos of lover on social media if he didn’t get 100 rounds of sex

A bitter 35-year-old man from has been arrested by the police after he tried to blackmail his girlfriend into giving him 100 rounds of sexual intercourse.

Social media: APDA chieftain calls for responsive use

The Chairman of the All Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Alhaji Shitu Mohammed, has urged the Federal Government to intensify education of Nigerians on social media use.

Curtailing the abuse of Social Media

Social networking sites which started from Orkut, followed by Twitter and Facebook, have become the vogue across the world, especially among the youth because it makes communication easy, seamless and extremely interactive. Just a few clicks and you can chat with friends and family, from all across the globe. Facebook is, perhaps, the most popular social networking site as it is one of the two most frequented websites in the entire internet. It usually trades places with Google as the most visited web service, and by the company's estimates, it now has over 800 million active users. That is more regular visitors than the entire internet had in 2004. As at June 2012, Facebook had over 955 million active users, more than half of them using it on mobile devices.

Thai PM defends social media presence after backlash

Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, on Tuesday, defended his new social media presence ahead of the 2019 general elections, in spite of backlash.Prayut has...

NCC, NASS to partner against social media misuse

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said that it plans to collaborate with the National Assembly in enacting a law that will regulate the social media platforms.

Corps members cautioned against careless usage of social media

Alhaji Ibrahim Muhamad, State Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Jigawa, on Monday, warned corps members to avoid careless usage of the social media, as it could endanger their service.

Social media, internet increase fake-lifestyles – Mike Ezuruonye

Nollywood actor, Mr Mike Ezuruonye, on Monday said that the advent of the internet and the social media had increased fake-lifestyles among the youth.

Army uncovers Boko Haram recruitment link on social media

The Nigeria Army on Tuesday, said it had uncovered a facebook and other social media accounts allegedly used by a faction of the Boko Haram group to recruit new members.

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