Jeff Bezos phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’ through WhatsApp

Amazon’s owner and the recent world richest man, Jeff Bezos was reportedly “hacked” in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message sent from the personal account of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. The Guardian (UK) reported the encrypted message from the number used by Mohammed bin Salman contained a malicious file used in the phone…

Facebook has shut down Over 5 billion fake accounts this year

Facebook has shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts so far in 2019, the social networking giant announced in its Community Standards Enforcement Report on Wednesday. According to the data, approximately 5 percent of worldwide Facebook active users were identified as fake accounts throughout the year. The company said that they classify fake accounts into two types: abusive…

Instagram Bans Filters with the Effect of Plastic Surgery

Instagram is banning photo filters which make people look like they've had cosmetic surgery. Filters which boost the size of people's lips or mimic facelifts will no longer be allowed on the app. The company said it wanted filters to be a 'positive experience' and that it was making the move to protect users' mental…

How To Prevent WhatsApp Hackers

Internet hackers are now everywhere! They look for every way possible to either clone you or take over your online accounts completely. Now, they are crawling through a medium you may think they can’t penetrate, and that is WhatsApp! Below are their strategies and steps you can take to secure your account. 1. It is…

7th Digital Africa Conference & Exhibition 2019

The 7th digital edition of digital africa conference and exhibition 2019 has just ended with a sprung of success. The three days conference was held at Baze University, Abuja from 25th - 27th June, with the theme “Africa’s Tech Renaissance: Positioning Africa For The Age of Abundance”. Day 1 Topic: The Emerging Era of Abundance…

5 Important Instagram Growth Strategies for Micro-Influencer in Any Niche

So, if you're a micro-influencer wannabe, know that when it comes to monetization, the number of followers you have can significantly impact your earnings: According to blogger Elise Darma, influencers with 30,000 followers typically earn around $350 per post.
Those with 100,000 followers can charge a client up to $2,700.

Millions of Ugandans quit internet services as social media tax takes effect

In the three months following the introduction of the levy, the number of internet subscriptions to such services fell by more than 2.5 million, according to the Uganda Communications Commission. Fears have been raised over the impact on the economy.
However, the president, Yoweri Museveni, wrote to the finance ministry in March urging the introduction of the tax as a way to deal with the consequences of online “gossip”.