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    👍 | Chris Evans To Be Named Sexiest Man Alive

    According to PageSix, Evans was in line for the title last year but had to withdraw due to an Instagram photo of his penis that he mistakenly released. Next week, the 40-year-old actor will be featured on the cover of People magazine. Back in 2020, actor Michael B. Jordon was named the sexiest man alive, but PageSix announced that Evans had been dropped due to the Instagram incident. In September 2020, Evans appeared to accidentally upload nude photos of himself while attempting to post an Instagram video . He quickly deleted the image, but it was ultimately too late as screenshots were posted…

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    👍 | ”I have no problem with incest” Twitter influen…

    A number of Twitter users were taken aback when a well-known Twitter user stated that he has no objection to incest. “Btw, many of us will have homosexual and trans children,” Jamal, better known as Jaja PhD, tweeted. So, get rid of your homophobia right now. “A difficult issue, will you abandon your anti-incest stance if you have children who are in love with themselves?” A Twitter user said. “I have no problem with incest other than they shouldn' t reproduce, ”Jaja said.” A Twitter user then asked him, “Hello @JajaPhD can you lay with your sister?” He replied: “No. Also, this is a stupid que…

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    👍 | Facebook changes name to'Meta'

    Facebook revealed on Thursday that it has changed its name to'Meta.' This makeover comes after a period of intense scrutiny and considerable criticism of the company's business practices. According to Mark Zuckerberg, the new name will have no impact on how the corporation uses. or shares data, and the corporate structure will remain unchanged. On December 1, the company's stock will begin trading under a new ticker, MVRS. The new holding company Meta will similarly Facebook, its largest subsidiary, as well as apps such as Instagram, WhatsApp and the virtual reality brand Oculus. “We're now lo……

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    👍 | Facebook changes name to Meta

    Facebook's name has been changed to “Meta.” In a statement released on Thursday, October 28, Mark Zuckerberg, the company's founder and CEO, announced the name change. According to him, the company's attempts to rebrand its future operations would be reflected in “I'm delighted to disclose that our company is now Meta,” Zuckerberg added, “to represent who we are and the future we aim to build.” He went on to say: “Our mission hasn't changed : we're still trying to bring people together. Our apps, like their names, aren't changing. We are still the firm that creates technology w…

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    👍 | Twitter Ban: Recommendations for Twitter will a…

    Nigeria's minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, says the proposals to repeal the country's Twitter ban will apply to other social media platforms. The minister stated this on Monday, October 18, during an appearance on Television Continental's “This Morning” (TVC) On June 4, the federal government declared that Twitter's operations in the country will be suspended indefinitely, citing concerns about “the repeated use of the platform for activities that are potential of undermining Nigeria's corporate existence.” Mohammed has now revealed that the recommendations by the team negot…

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    👍 | Facebook Announces 10000 EU Jobs To Build'Meta…

    Facebook announced on Monday that it will hire 10,000 workers in the European Union to help construct the “metaverse,” a virtual reality version of the internet that the company envisions as the future. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, has been a key figure “The metaverse has the potential to open up new creative, social, and economic possibilities.” And Europeans will shape it from the in the Silicon Valley buzz surrounding the concept of the metaverse, which would blur the barriers between the physical and digital worlds. beginning, ”Facebook wrote in a blog post. The European hires wil…

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    👍 | Annie Idibia missing on Instagram

    Annie Idibia, actress and Tuface's wife, has vanished from Instagram, and her account is temporarily unavailable. Though it's unknown whether her account,'@ annieidibia1,' was terminated or disabled by the social media giant, and when that occurred, neither is known This comes after Pero Adeniyi, Tuface's first baby mom, was crowned the singer's first wife by her pals. Same friends had earlier on described Pero as the'unbothered, unshakeable and unmovable first lady'.

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    👍 | Philippine Nobel winner Ressa criticises Facebo…

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa used her new prominence to criticise Facebook as a threat to democracy, saying the social media giant fails to protect against the spread of hate and disinformation and is “biased against facts”. The veteran journalist and head of Philippine news site said that Facebook's algorithms “prioritise the spread of lies laced with anger and hate over facts.” Her comments add to the pile of recent pressure on Facebook, used by more than 3 billion people, which a former employee turned whistleblower accused of putting profit over the need to curb hate speech and mis…

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    📱 | Climate Change Denial: Google To Ban Some Ads A…

    Google on Thursday has announced that it will no longer post ads next to misinformation about climate change on its search engine or global video-sharing platform YouTube. According to the new policy, Google advertisers, publishers, and YouTube creators said it will prohibit the platforms from helping people make money from content that “contradicts well-established scientific consensus around the existence and causes of climate change.” The internet giant noted that this includes online content referring to climate change as a hoax or a scam, or denying the world's temperature is rising and t…

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    👍 | Tega Deactivates Instagram Account – BB Naija

    Reality TV star, Tega has deactivated her account hours after she had complained about persistent online bullying. The reality TV star had appealed for a truce from disgruntled fans of the reality TV show. In a recent tweet, the actress mom of one called for a truce from the negative online energy while admitting that she was mentally exhausted from having to deal with unhappy fans. “I am not perfect but I am done! Done with the negativity, done with the online bullying, done with being judged constantly. I am mentally exhausted, ”Tega wrote. Recall that the married housemate has been the subj…

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    👍 | Twitter Ban In Nigeria To Be Lifted In A Few Da…

    Federal Government of Nigeria said that it was'very close' to resolving the issues it had with Microblogging platform Twitter which led government to place a suspension on its operations in Nigeria The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed gave the assurance while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the First Lady's Conference room, Presidential Villa, Abuja, FCT. He said, “Thank you very much. I think even Twitter itself two days ago gave what I will call a progress re…

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    📱 | Google news app to start displaying both AMP an…

    Google has rolled out a new update to the way news is displayed in the Google news app. Google announced the update today saying “Earlier this year, we announced the expansion of non-AMP web content in Google News as part of the page experience update “As part of this update, in the coming weeks the Google News app will improve its support for web content, displaying both AMP and non-AMP web content with more regularity from sites worldwide.“ No action is required of you to enable this “As a result of this change, we will no longer directly render article text provided in RSS feeds in the Go…

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    👍 | Afghanistan: Facebook ban Taliban – related con…

    Facebook has confirmed it will continue to ban Taliban content from its platforms as it considers the group to be a terrorist organization. The company says it has a dedicated team of Afghan experts to monitor and remove content linked to the group.For years, the Taliban “The Taliban is sanctioned as a terrorist organization under US law and we have banned them from our” has used social media to spread its messages. Its rapid takeover of Afghanistan raises fresh challenges for technology firms on how to deal with content related to the group. services under our Dangerous Organization policies.…

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    👍 | Facebook's merger with Giphy will harm competit…

    The CMA has provisionally found Facebook's merger with Giphy will harm competition between social media platforms and remove a potential challenger in the display advertising market. The merger brings together Facebook, the largest provider of social media sites and display advertising in the UK, with Giphy, If the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) competition concerns are ultimately confirmed, it could require Facebook to unwind the deal and sell off Giphy in its entire. Impact on social media platforms Following an in-depth investigation, the CMA has pr…

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    👍 | Trump Sues Facebook, Twitter, Google to Restore…

    Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he filed class-action lawsuits against tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google — along with their CEOs, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai — because of bans imposed on him and others. an end to the shadow banning, a stop to the silencing, a stop to the blacklisting, vanishing and canceling, ”Trump said at a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey, adding that“ we are asking the court to impose punitive damages. ” He spoke from behind a lectern bedecked with an insignia designed to look like the presidential seal a…

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    📱 | CMA to have key oversight role over Google's pl…

    The CMA is to take up a role in the design and development of Google's Privacy Sandbox proposals to ensure they do not distort competition. The CMA is now launching a consultation on whether to accept Google's commitments. If accepted, the commitments would be legally binding. The CMA has worked closely with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in reviewing the Privacy Sandbox proposals and will continue to work closely with the ICO to assess the effectiveness of alternatives to third party cookies being developed under the proposals. The offer of commitments is a result of enforcement…

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    👍 | TwitterBan: Senate silent as PDP Reps stage wal…

    TDPel News – The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday, maintained silence over the federal government's decision to ban popular microblogging site, Twitter, from operating in the country. This is in contrast to the decision of their counterparts at the House of Representatives to summon the Minister Members of the main opposition party, PDP, in the House also walked out of plenary after the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, turned down an attempt to ask the federal government to review the #TwitterBan. The federal government had, on Saturday, announced the “…

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    👍 | APC on Twitter: Develope homegrown Twitter like…

    The All Progressives Congress has urged Nigerians talented in the development of social media and software applications to seize the opportunity of the suspension of Twitter operations in the country to develop homegrown applications that can rival existing social media platforms and meet the need of Nigerians. The APC in a statement by John James Akpanudoedehe it's National Secretary Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee believes that the country has the potentials and talents that can develop alternative and competitive applications to existing platforms in the world. Add…

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    👍 | FG Moves To Prosecute Violators Of Ban On Twitt…

    The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, SAN, has directed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation to begin immediate prosecution of those who violate the Federal Government's order suspending Twitter operations in Nigeria. The Minister's spokesman, Mr Umar Gwandu, disclosed this in a statement titled,'Twitter ban Malami orders prosecution of offenders. The Federal Government had last Friday ordered all internet service providers to suspend Twitter. However, many Nigerians have been using the Virtual Private Networks to circumvent th…

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    👍 | Presidential Statement on Twitter Suspension in…

    Nigeria – The temporary suspension of Twitter is not just a response to the removal of the President's post. There has been a litany of problems with the social media platform in Nigeria, where misinformation and fake news spread through it have had real world violent consequences. All the while, the company has escaped accountability. Still, the removal of President Buhari's tweet was disappointing. The censoring seemed based on a misunderstanding of the challenges Nigeria faces today. The President in his address at the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA in 2019 said “the world was…

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    👍 | FG Suspends Twitter's Operations in Nigeria

    Nigeria – The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement signed by his Special Assistant Segun Aseyemi citing the persistent the persistent The Minister said the Federal Government has also directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations in Nig…

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    👍 | Nigeria Engages Facebook On WhatsApp's Updated…

    Nigeria – The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Ali Pantami has directed the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), as the Regulator of the Information Technology sector, to engage vigorously with Facebook to understand the processes, and level of security of the data of Nigerian users in order to ensure that Policies proposed for Nigeria strictly adhere to the provisions of Nigeria Data Protection Regulations NDPR. A statement by the Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Femi Adeluyi says th…

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    👍 | CMA Welcomes Court Judgment In All Facebook And…

    United Kingdom – The CMA has welcomed the Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss all 4 of Facebook's grounds of appeal in a key case on how companies engage with the CMA. The Court of Appeal criticised Facebook's conduct, saying the “central problem in this case was CMA Chief Executive Andrea Coscelli said: entirely of Facebook's own making ”, and agreeing with the Tribunal's finding that the company“ sat on its hands ”and“ did not properly engage ”with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following its derogation request. ”Today's judgment reinforces an important and unequivocal message…

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    👍 | Facebook To Take Action On Fake Reviews As Comp…

    This latest action by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) follows reports that fake and misleading reviews continued to be bought and sold on the social media platforms. In January 2020, Facebook committed to better identify, investigate and remove groups and other pages where fake Facebook gave a similar pledge in relation to its Instagram.com business in May 2020, after the CMA had identified similar concerns. Ads1 A follow-up investigation found evidence that the illegal trade in fake reviews was still taki…