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Mark Zuckerberg takes responsibility for Facebook privacy scandals, says it was his mistake and he’ll do better
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Mark Zuckerberg takes responsibility for Facebook privacy scandals, says it was his mistake and he’ll do better

April 11th, 2018 | by Damilola Aladesuru
During the series of inquisition at the ongoing two-day congress CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken responsibility for the privacy scandal and assured US lawmakers that Facebook will do better. Following revelations that Cambridge...
Romeo, Juliet and a tale of a marriage proposal worth millions of naira
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Romeo, Juliet and a tale of a marriage proposal worth millions of naira

April 6th, 2018 | by Yusuf Zay
Recently a Nigerian man allegedly proposed to his girlfriend with a diamond ring and a N2m cheque. Thank you, sir, for supposedly raising the bar. The man in question has been identified as Salt Nate on Facebook. He took to the...
Privacy scandal widens as Facebook data leak hits 87m users
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Privacy scandal widens as Facebook data leak hits 87m users

April 5th, 2018 | by Damilola Aladesuru
Facebook Inc. has said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with a political consultancy firm, Cambridge Analytica. This number is up from a previous news media...
Mark Zukerberg admonished to quit Facebook Board
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Mark Zukerberg admonished to quit Facebook Board

April 4th, 2018 | by Damilola Aladesuru
Mark Zuckerberg the founder of Facebook should quit the Facebook board to protect user privacy said investor Scott Stringer. Stringer oversees New York City’s pension fund investments with an almost 1b dollars stake in the...
A 26-year-old man has been shot in the head by a friend while playing with a handgun
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A 26-year-old man has been shot in the head by a friend while playing with a handgun

April 3rd, 2018 | by Damilola Aladesuru
As captured on a Facebook live video, a 26-year-old man was shot in the head by a friend while playing with a handgun on Easter Sunday. Holmes, a 26-year-old father-of-two, is now on life support after he was shot around 2.30 am...
Horrific: Nigeria soldier mercilessly flogged man for requesting he doesn’t urinate in front of his shop
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Horrific: Nigeria soldier mercilessly flogged man for requesting he doesn’t urinate in front of his shop

March 22nd, 2018 | by Sidomex
A Facebook user identifying as Engr Dobi Abraham Abe has posted of his severely bruised back, which he says was a result of a soldier flogging him. According to Abe, last Saturday, he had asked the soldier not to urinate in front...
Mark Zuckerberg reacts to Facebook – Cambridge Analytica data row: ‘We made mistakes’
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Mark Zuckerberg reacts to Facebook – Cambridge Analytica data row: ‘We made mistakes’

March 22nd, 2018 | by Sidomex
After keeping mum for several days since the controversy of its poor handling of the data breach by Cambridge Analytica, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg finally spoke up and admits: “we made mistakes.” Some background...
Facebook on fire over handling of users’ data breach by Cambridge Analytica
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Facebook on fire over handling of users’ data breach by Cambridge Analytica

March 21st, 2018 | by Sidomex
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is demanding answers from Facebook about how the social media company allowed the data of more than 50 million users to wind up in the hands of Trump campaign consultants, CNN. reports. The...
Facebook shares fall over current privacy crisis
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Facebook shares fall over current privacy crisis

March 20th, 2018 | by Damilola Aladesuru
Facebook shares dropped 5.7%, wiping nearly $30bn off the market capitalisation of the world’s largest social network as a backlash intensified over claims that it was used to harvest the data of millions of US voters. –...
Facebook bans Britain First pages for religiously aggravated harassment
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Facebook bans Britain First pages for religiously aggravated harassment

March 15th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Facebook has removed the pages of the anti-Islamic group Britain First and its leaders.   The social media company said the group had repeatedly violated its community standards. Earlier this month, Britain First’s...