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Facebook approves $10 millions a year for Mark Zuckerberg’s security
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Facebook approves $10 millions a year for Mark Zuckerberg’s security

August 3rd, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Facebook approved a $10 million annual allowance to secure its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, and his family. Facebook disclosed it would pay Zuckerberg the allowance, which he can use to pay for security personnel, equipment, services,...
Facebook embarks on university roadshow across Nigeria
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Facebook embarks on university roadshow across Nigeria

June 11th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Facebook has embarked on a roadshow set to visit 13 universities across Nigeria in 30 days. The roadshow is a part of its ongoing commitment and investment in growing the tech ecosystem and driving innovation across Nigeria. The...
Facebook new music feature allows lip-sync
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Facebook new music feature allows lip-sync

June 6th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Facebook users will be able to lip-sync live to their favourite tunes as the social media platform unveiled its first personalised features as part of licensing deals with music labels. Under the new lip-sync function, users will...
Papua New Guinea to ban Facebook for a month
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Papua New Guinea to ban Facebook for a month

May 30th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Papua New Guinea (PNG) will ban Facebook for a month while the government identifies fake accounts and attempts to block fake news. Papua New Guinea communications minister, Sam Basil, says “the one-month shutdown would...
Facebook closes 583 million fake accounts
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Facebook closes 583 million fake accounts

May 16th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Facebook Inc. said it took down 583 million fake profiles in the first three months of the year, usually within minutes of their creation. Facebook also scrubbed 837 million pieces of spam and acted on 2.5 million instances of...
Facebook to launch dating service
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Facebook to launch dating service

May 2nd, 2018 | by admin
Facebook has announced its plan to launch a dating service to help connect users with people who are not their friends but are also single. The company’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, mentioned this at Facebook’s F8 Conference...
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 admin
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 admin
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 admin
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...