Facebook to address child sexual exploitation-encryption concerns
The social media giant’s shareholders will vote on public concerns raised about how end-to-end encryption could promote child abuse on the platform.Sibahle Malinga
Facebook appoints Middle East, Africa, Turkey lead
The social media company appoints Derya Matraş to grow Facebook’s economic and social impact across the region.
Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa
Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.
Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations
The social network laments that a fewer number of people in Africa report community standards violations.
Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho added for Facebook fact-checking
The social network adds new support for several African languages to reduce the spread of misinformation.
KaiOS integrates WhatsApp to extend smart feature phones reach
KaiOS, Facebook push for increased availability throughout 2019.
Facebook's digital currency, wallet target developing markets
Service expected to launch in 2020.
Guinea's Guilab pens distribution agreement with Facebook
Partners believe roll out will lead to improved user experience.
Facebook maps out Africa using artificial intelligence
Facebook uses its data science skills, and expertise in AI and machine learning to map out local populations.