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Trump supports Nigeria’s Twitter ban—urges other countries to do same
Jun09

Trump supports Nigeria’s Twitter ban—urges other countries to do same

Image Credit: Aljazeera Twitter is currently inaccessible in Nigeria; of course, as a result of the standoff between the government of the West African country and the microblogging platform. This has drawn widespread criticism since the country’s information and culture minister announced the ban a week ago. However, there is a minority voice that seems to be in support of the ban placed by Nigeria—Donald Trump. The former US...

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Nigerian government places indefinite suspension on Twitter
Jun04

Nigerian government places indefinite suspension on Twitter

Image Credit: Techpoint Africa The activities of microblogging platform Twitter has been suspended indefinitely by the Nigerian government. Ironically the suspension was made public via Twitter by the country’s ministry of information on Friday. Recall that the government expressed its displeasure over Twitter’s decision to delete president Buhari’s genocidal tweet which generated a backlash during the week. In his official reaction,...

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Facebook facing new EU, UK antitrust probes over use of customer data
Jun04

Facebook facing new EU, UK antitrust probes over use of customer data

Image Credit: CNN Facebook is facing up to fresh antitrust probes by regulators in the UK and Brussels over use of customer data. The social media giant is being investigated over its alleged use of customer data to dominate in major markets such as digital advertising, reports the Financial Times. Brussels in a separate statement per FT,  said it was opening a formal antitrust probe to ascertain whether Facebook violated EU law...

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Twitter is officially testing a new way to join Spaces
Jun04

Twitter is officially testing a new way to join Spaces

Twitter is working on a new Spaces tab—a button that allows you to join an audio conversation. This has never been a part of the audio feature since it was officially launched not quite long ago. With the button, which is still being tested, you will be able to join an ongoing audio conversation. In a series of tweets last Thursday, Twitter announced that the button is still being tested, and available to only a handful of users now....

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YouTube adds a slew of new analytical tools for creators
Jun04

YouTube adds a slew of new analytical tools for creators

Image Credit: OutlookIndia YouTube has launched a slew of new tools to help creators analyze the performances of their channels and uploaded videos. The tools can also be used by creators to have an insight into channel membership growth, specific revenue impact, and many more. Member’s insight: this tool displays both total and active members over a chosen period. Creators who want to know how their membership evolve overtime will...

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