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  • Instagram selects new CEO

    Instagram selects new CEO

    October 2, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram selects new CEO

    During the course of September 2018, it was revealed that Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger had officially resigned from their positions. The resignation of Systrom and Krieger had been sparked by reported clashes with Facebook CEO Mark...

  • IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the week

    IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the week

    September 30, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the week

    This week was yet again filled with tech news stories that grabbed the headlines both across Africa and around the world. From new innovations and digital transformation, growing economies to emerging startups, here is a round up of some of the popular...

  • Instagram selects new CEO

    Instagram co-founders call it quits

    September 26, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram co-founders call it quits

    Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have officially resigned from their positions and will be exiting the company, which had been purchased by Facebook in 2012. The news was confirmed via Kevin Systrom’s blog which was updated with the...

  • How to get verified on Instagram

    August 29, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on How to get verified on Instagram

    Instagram is opening itself up for more users to attain that magical blue check mark, officially known as Verified Badges, that only the most popular users qualify for. All they really mean is that Instagram has confirmed that an account is authentic and...

  • Reputational risk of social media

    The solutions and pitfalls of influencer marketing

    December 4, 2017 • Online & SocialComments Off on The solutions and pitfalls of influencer marketing

    A growing army of YouTube stars is finding instant fame and wealth thanks to millions of subscribers to their pages. Personalities such as video-gamer PewDiePie, with 54.1 million subscribers and Germán Garmendia, Latin America’s biggest star on the...

  • Facebook And Instagram Could Catapult African Tourism

    September 1, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Facebook And Instagram Could Catapult African Tourism

    Attending the Annual World Tourism Conference in Rwanda, Facebook and Instagram representatives were in Kigali this week (28-31 August 2017) to discuss and explore ways in which social media can be used to effectively drive tourism growth across the...

  • Instagram selects new CEO

    Instagram’s Rich List- Top 10 Earners Revealed

    July 6, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram’s Rich List- Top 10 Earners Revealed

    As with all social media platforms, Instagram has become an extremely profitable platform for celebrities and influencers to monetise their brand by leveraging their reach and followers to charge exorbitant amounts of money for promotional posts. So this begs...

  • Instagram releases mobile web sharing features

    May 10, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram releases mobile web sharing features

    Instagram has added a new feature that allows users to post pictures without using the app. With this feature, the app aims to make sharing on Instagram easier in markets with slow network speeds by eliminating the need to download the Instagram app....

  • The tax means Ugandans will now have to pay 200 Ugandan shillings ($0.05) a day to use popular platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp.

    Who Owns Your Social Media Content?

    May 4, 2017 • Online & SocialComments Off on Who Owns Your Social Media Content?

    More often than not, people sign up for social media accounts without reading the particular platform’s terms of service. As a result, they are usually completely unaware of the conditions of use or the rights they have signed away in order to create...

  • How to make more followers on Instagram easily?

    Instagram reaches 700 million users

    May 2, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram reaches 700 million users

    The picture sharing social media platform Instagram announced on Wednesday that they now have over 700 million active users on the popular platform. The company announced this on their business blog. The platform, which was launched in 2010 and subsequently...

  • How to make more followers on Instagram easily?

    3 Ways to Integrate Instagram Photos in Your Business Website

    April 25, 2017 • Online & Social, SponsoredComments Off on 3 Ways to Integrate Instagram Photos in Your Business Website

    Everyone wants their business to grow. If your product and services are viewed by more visitors, it will help your business to grow and gain more revenue. One way to increase the flow of visitors is to use Instagram photos in your business website. Popularity...

  • How to make more followers on Instagram easily?

    Instagram now offers private collections

    April 18, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram now offers private collections

    Social media platform, Instagram, announced in a statement on their website that the will be offering a new update which will allow users to save and organise posts into private collections. Users will be able to create and name a new collection when saving a...

  • Social media bill

    5 tips for growing your small business on Facebook and Instagram

    March 2, 2017 • General, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 tips for growing your small business on Facebook and Instagram

    Facebook’s product team—lead by Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook— is in West Africa this week to hear how creatives, developers and entrepreneurs in the region are using mobile technology to create services, content and businesses that...

  • More than 20k malicious apps use Facebook APIs

    Facebook Blueprint reaches 1 million course enrollments

    September 14, 2016 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook Blueprint reaches 1 million course enrollments

    In 2015, Facebook launched the Blueprint e-learning platform to help marketers around the world succeed. The Blueprint platform provides tools and training needed to learn how Facebook and Instagram can help grow their business. With 3 million active...

  • The tax means Ugandans will now have to pay 200 Ugandan shillings ($0.05) a day to use popular platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp.

    Top tips to stay safe on Social Media in Africa

    February 15, 2016 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Top tips to stay safe on Social Media in Africa

    Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other popular social media tools are great for sharing your life and your thoughts with friends. But be wary of dangers such as cyberbullying, fraud, and damage to your reputation as you use these powerful tools. In...

  • Instagram unveils Bolt

    July 30, 2014 • Online & SocialComments Off on Instagram unveils Bolt

    Instgram has launched a one-to-one visual messaging app called Bolt. The app is designed for iOS and Android devices and allows users to capture and send photos and videos to friends, family or colleagues. Bolt is essentially a new standalone app from the...