New force to tackle COVID-related fake news in Africa
World Health Organisation, Facebook announce separate but similar initiatives.
Facebook, Google lead in Africa’s app-driven mobile marketing
According to AppsFlyer’s latest Performance Index.
Crayon Expands Strategic Partnership With Workplace From Facebook
The extended agreement will help companies connect remote and deskless workers with mobile-friendly and collaborative technology
Facebook creates multimillion-rand grant for SA small business
The social media giant says the grant will assist local companies with cashflow in an effort to stimulate the COVID-hit economy.
Africa stands to gain US$57-bn from Facebook’s connectivity investment
Study by Analysys Mason highlights what is expected in terms of economic benefit for the continent over the next five years.
African leaders selected for Facebook community accelerator
The social media giant welcomes 12 community leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa to its first community accelerator, with six of them from SA.
Tech giants condemn racial discrimination, George Floyd death
CEOs from Google, Snap, Apple, Facebook and SpaceX echo their support for racial justice and equality, pledging millions to charity.
Facebook, Red Cross launch #AfricaTogether COVID-19 campaign
Digital campaign incorporates two-day festival to encourage continued vigilance against pandemic.
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.