Facebook launches Nigeria initiative to drive innovation, growth

Representative, Minister of Trade, Investment and Industry, Uge Ikemba (left); Public Policy Programs Manager, Facebook, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Sherry B. Dzinoreva;  Head of Public Policy, Africa at Facebook, Ebele Okobi, and Platform Partnerships, Head of Middle East & Africa, Emeka Afigbo, at the Facebook Nigeria initiative launch, in Lagos, yesterday. • To open Nigerian hub in 2018 for Africa Social media […]

WhatsApp is about to make the biggest change since it was bought by Facebook

WhatsApp Business is now available to a select number of testers WhatsApp is building an all-new version of its popular messaging app. The dramatically different app will be designed from the ground-up to enable customers and companies to communicate. Dubbed WhatsApp Business, the new service will allow Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, to monetise the hugely-successful messenger. WhatsApp […]

A billion people use WhatsApp daily

One billion people check WhatsApp every day. Not every month — it hit that number way back in early 2016 — but every single day. The Facebook-owned chat app has announced the milestone number in a post thanking its users, though it was also mentioned in passing during the company’s earnings call. Zuckerberg mentioned during the call that Facebook’s own […]