Category: Technology

Facebook to make political ads more transparent on platform

Social media giant, Facebook, will roll out new measures to increase transparency of political advertisements on its platform. Under the new rules, political advertisers...

Google launches advanced Gmail security features for govt officials, journalists

Alphabet’s Google Inc said, on Tuesday, that it would roll out an advanced protection programme in order to provide stronger security for government officials and...

Facebook buys weeks-old app for teens to be nice to each other

An app that encourages teens to be nice to each other has been acquired by Facebook for an undisclosed fee. The app – called tbh, meaning “to be...

Europe steps up efforts to collect $15 billion from Apple

The European Union is taking Ireland to court over its refusal to collect €13 billion ($15.3 billion) in unpaid taxes from Apple. The European Commission —...

Social Media : Twitter blocks 201 Russian-linked accounts

Twitter has identified and blocked 201 suspected Russian-linked accounts connected to the spreading of false information in last year’s US presidential election, the...

China shutdown WhatsApp

China has blocked WhatsApp, security experts confirmed today to The New York Times. Over the past few months, WhatsApp has experienced brief disruptions to service, with...

Russia threatens to shutdown facebook over data storage compliance

Facebook could be banned in Russia if it fails to comply with local legislation on personal data storage, warned the country’s head of Federal Service for Supervision...

Twitter suspend 299,649 accounts traced to terrorism in the first half of 2017

Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the “promotion of terrorism” earlier rather than responding to...

Facebook fights fake news, Contents to be Monetize

Facebook said on Wednesday it would introduce tougher rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that it makes it too easy for...

Igbonla kidnap: Lagos installs surveillance cameras, builds watch towers

The Lagos State Government has begun the construction of security watch towers at the Model College, Igbonla which would be mounted with surveillance cameras and manned...