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Twitter buys minority stake in Aleph

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) has picked up a minority stake in Aleph Group Inc...

13 Jan 2022

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$617m ad value makes Nike most marketed sports brand on social media

In 2021 US sportswear brand, Nike, received $617m worth of social media exposure with 16,236 partners...

5 Jan 2022

Instagram global VP of Marketing, Melissa Water
Melissa Waters latest exec to exit Meta

Just a year and a half after joining Meta as Instagram global VP of Marketing, Melissa Waters is leaving the company...

17 Dec 2021

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TikTok hits one billion users

TikTok is the second-fastest social media platform to one billion users, just behind Facebook, after reaching the milestone in just 5.1 years...

9 Dec 2021

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2 Twitter executives step down as restructuring starts

Since his appointment as new Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has embarked on a major reorganisation of the company...

6 Dec 2021

Burkina Faso restricts social media
Burkina Faso restricts social media

A study conducted by Surfshark shows that Burkina Faso became the 70th country that has restricted social media access over the last six years...

23 Nov 2021

YouTube NextUp comes to South Africa and Nigeria
YouTube NextUp comes to South Africa and Nigeria

YouTube NextUp programme will be available in South Africa and Nigeria. The programme is an opportunity for local creators to take their content creation to the next level...

16 Sep 2021

Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch
Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch

Scores of small and medium-sized businesses across Africa's most populous nation - and largest economy - are reeling from the indefinite suspension of the social media site...

By Nneka Chile 14 Jun 2021

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D&AD 2021 social media trends

Find out about the key social media trends Ashleigh Burton saw in the D&AD Awards...

Ashleigh BurtonBy Ashleigh Burton 14 Jun 2021

Nigeria orders broadcasters not to use Twitter to gather information
Nigeria orders broadcasters not to use Twitter to gather information

Nigerian television and radio stations should not use Twitter to gather information and have to de-activate their accounts, the broadcast authority said following the move to suspend the U.S. social media giant in Africa's most populous country...

By Alexis Akwagyiram 8 Jun 2021

Nigeria bans Twitter in the country days after president's post is removed
Nigeria bans Twitter in the country days after president's post is removed

Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter's activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari...

7 Jun 2021

Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program
Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program

Facebook is inviting community leaders from South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to apply for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program...

5 May 2021

Sub-Saharan marketers dance to a digital tune
Sub-Saharan marketers dance to a digital tune

Covid-19 has turned the world upside down for almost every industry. The marketing industry is no exception...

Issued by Borderless Access 27 Jan 2021

Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named
Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named

The inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant from the #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund for the development of their YouTube channels have been announced...

14 Jan 2021



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