Social Networking

Social media regulation may trip Africa up en route to metaverse

World Wide Worx and Ornico Media Monitoring share insight from SA Social Media Landscape 2022 study.
Christopher Tredger
27 Jun

Cameroon’s youth to be trained on how manage social media

Meta’s digital literacy programme launched this month, focused on technology skills development, and how to navigate digital spaces safely.

Nigeria’s Code of practice ‘potential tool for abuse’ warns digital rights group

Paradigm Initiative urges stakeholders to review government directive targeted at social media platforms.
14 Jun

Nigeria reins in social media platforms

West African country releases Draft Code of Practice that compels platforms to establish local offices and provide detailed accounts of content management to authorities.

ChatFin: Expedited license renewal process with a Whatsapp Chatbot

ChatFin, a solution, application and investment provider in the financial services industry, identified a gap in the market to offer a digital intermediary service for vehicle owners.

African Tech Voices: The end of the road for telcos

The pressure on margins and cashflow is immense says Corridor Africa Technologies CEO Matone Ditlhake.
Jun 3, 2022

For creators, the internet is broken: here’s how to fix it

Every internet user stands to benefit from a system that’s far closer to the utopian vision of the internet which deserves to be enjoyed as a human right says Erki Koldits, CEO, POPSPOT.

Applications open for Google Black Founders Fund Africa

Sixty eligible black-founded start-ups across the continent will receive a share of US$4-million Fund.
May 11, 2022

Former Facebook moderator takes legal action against Meta

Daniel Motaung details his position during Real Facebook Oversight Board webinar.
May 10, 2022

DIOR Beauty launch industry-first WhatsApp campaign with global influencer Jisoo

Dior has collaborated with global communications platform Infobip to release this innovative omni-channel experience.
May 9, 2022

Don’t WhatsApp me, I’ll WhatsApp you

As it stands, WhatsApp Business is a strong self-service channel says Dori-Jo Bonner, Strategist at Striata Africa.
Apr 28, 2022

SA’s Dis-Chem opts for Clickatell to WhatsApp customers

According to Aberdeen Research, chat commerce can deliver a 75% boost in annual revenue growth and a 48% increase in customer retention rates.
Apr 19, 2022

WE-Africa-NA promises stronger links between Africa, Europe and the US

Joint land-based fibre optic network to connect Sudan to Cameroon via Chad.