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Guard Your Heart and Wallet: Romance Scammers on the Prowl

Due to Valentine’s Day, February has become synonymous with romance, as individuals of all ages aspire to find love and companionship. However, it is also the month when love-based phishing and romance scams reach their peak, aiming to deceive...

Social Media Frenzy on Chris Brown’s ‘Shooter’ Featuring South Africa’s Naledi Aphiwe

Chris Brown, the American R&B superstar, recently released his new album 11:11, which features a track called 'Shooter' that samples a video of a South African schoolgirl singing in her classroom. The girl, Naledi Aphiwe, is credited as one...

TikTok Achieves New Milestone

Six years after its debut, TikTok continues to captivate audiences around the globe. Rather than waning, the video-sharing platform's popularity is ascending, poised to achieve record-breaking download figures this year. Recent data from OnlyAccounts.io reveals that TikTok has garnered nearly...

TikTok Removes 107 Million Videos for Violating its Regulations

With millions of users having access to smartphones across the world with the ability to capture and share content across the world, stringent policies to control what content is permitted to the public should be crucial for social media...

Global TikTok Downloads Hit 3-Year High

TikTok continues to enthrall the social media landscape, cementing its position among innovative platforms in the field. This strong foundation has enabled the short video-sharing app to register resurgent downloads, aiming to exceed the levels seen during the pandemic. As...

Former Kenyan Content Moderator Sues Facebook Over Alleged Poor Working Conditions

A former content moderator filed a lawsuit on Tuesday over alleged poor working conditions for contracted content moderators in Kenya. According to Business Daily, the petition, also filed against Meta's local outsourcing company Sama, alleges that workers moderating Facebook posts...

Elon Musk Says He Will Reverse Trump’s Ban on Twitter

Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO, confirmed that he will restore the former US President's Twitter account should his acquisition of the social media platform successfully close later this year. Twitter announced a permanent suspension of former US President Donald Trump's...

WhatsApp Rolls Out Emoji Reactions

On Thursday, Meta announced the rollout of emoji reactions on WhatsApp. The company announced last month that the feature along with other features like increased file size would be coming soon. WhatsApp users will now be able to react to...

WhatsApp and Instagram to undergo a Facebook face-lift

While it's no secret that Facebook owns both WhatsApp and Instagram - it would seem that the social media giant doesn't want anyone to forget it. In a move that is all part of Facebook's attempt to (1) create...

Ugandan government to launch social media platforms in 2018

The Ugandan government is considering creating its own social media platforms. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) revealed that it is planning to launch their own versions of popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter in 2018. According to reports,...
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