Instagram wants to share your location history data with Facebook

Instagram is apparently testing a new setting that will allow it to share your location data with its parent company Facebook. According to a report published on The Next Web, the feature, which appears under Instagram’s privacy settings was first spotted by Jane Wong, a researcher from Hong Kong. What basically this means is that […]

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Facebook launches its fact-checking tool in Kenya to fight fake news

Facebook has announced a new partnership with Africa Check; Africa’s first independent fact-checking organisation and AFP, to launch its first Africa Fact-Checking programme in Kenya.  The programme will help asses the accuracy of news in the country and also help reduce the spread of misinformation, whilst improving the quality of news people find on its […]

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Six Kenyans selected for Facebook Community Leadership Program

Six Kenyans are among the 116 people worldwide who have been selected to join the Facebook Community Leadership Program. Unveiled in February this year, the program is a global initiative that invests in people building communities. The Kenyans include Felista Wangari, through her 52-Week Savings Challenge Facebook group, Pamellah Oduor, with her Let’s Cook Kenyan […]

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Grow Your Business Sales with Social Media in 2018

Social media has changed the traditional ways of marketing of the business. In 2018, again you have a chance to boost your business sales and make the energetic and refreshing rank of your business in the market. Yes! You can get outstanding ranking and can generate extraordinary revenue through the social media. Social media marketing […]

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How YouTube is helping reclaim the lost art of apprenticeship

We live in a fast-paced century. Half the time at work is spent keeping up with and adapting to new technologies and the demands of an increasingly digital economy. A consequence of this hurriedness is that we have less time for reflection and growth of skills relevant to one’s job requirements. This sense of urgency […]

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WhatsApp latest update adds Group Calling for Voice and Video feature.

WhatsApp latest update will now allow group voice calls and video calls between up to 4 people. The update will be rolled out starting this week and callers can add friends by hitting ‘’add participant’’ button at the top right corner of the screen. The maximum number of participants callers can add is four and […]

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WhatsApp latest update will now label forwarded messages

WhatsApp has now made it easier for you to identify the origin of information shared on the messaging app. The company has rolled out a new feature that will indicate which messages you receive have been forwarded to you. A great step for the messaging platform as it will help you determine if your friend […]

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WhatsApp will now allow group admins decide who can post to the group

If you’re an admin of a WhatsApp group you must really be finding it hard to deal with those annoying friends in the group. Let’s say you opened a group to plan for a road trip or a friends wedding, but then there this one or two friends who are always sharing funny memes of […]

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The importance of social media web, designs and their impact on small businesses

The internet is a heavily contested place for any business owner, either big or small. If you are a business owner, then you must constantly try to use innovative ideas to capitalize on market trends as well as make your business campaigns more successful. Having a solid presence on the internet is of prime importance […]

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Are You Selling Candles or Light? Insights from Social Media Week Nairobi

Once upon a time, there was a town with two candle makers. One of the candle makers was called John and the other Mark. If you asked John what his business was, he’d say he makes the best candles in town. If you asked Mark what his business was, he’d promptly reply, “my business is […]

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The Importance Of Evaluating Your Posts On Instagram For Social Media Marketing

By Trudy Seeger Social media marketing plays a pivotal role in promoting and marketing your business online. Instagram is a popular social media platform that helps you connect with approximately 800 million users across the world. It is an easy platform with a simple user interface. You post visuals of your business in the form of […]

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How to remain relevant in the Facebook age of meaningful social interactions

With Facebook announcing that it is pushing brand and publisher content out of news feeds, how can businesses, especially small and medium enterprises in South Africa, remain relevant? It was deemed a “rude awakening” early in January 2018 when Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that the social networking platform had changed its algorithm, basically meaning […]

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Breaking: WhatsApp Goes down on New Year’s Eve

You are probably wondering how you are going to text everyone to wish them ”Happy New Year” Why? Because popular messaging app WhatsApp appears to be down. DownDetector.co.uk reported a spike in outage reports around 6pm UK time. Down Detector’s outage map shows WhatsApp is mainly down for people in northern Europe, as well as for […]

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Twitter’s new ‘Threads’ Feature is now available for everyone

On Tuesday, Twitter announced that it was launching a new feature that will allow users to easily post tweetstorms. The company had last month announced that it was testing the feature, which it’s now calling ‘’threads’’ across its iOS and Android Apps. Twitter has been rolling out the feature slowly to everyone, and now users […]

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Why Influencer Engagement is Important in Digital Marketing

The importance of industry influencers in digital marketing cannot be overstated. At a time when companies are coming up with innovative marketing strategies to attract and retain customers, they can be a crucial factor. Just think about it. Whenever you buy a product be it anything, it could be a movie ticket, a new gym […]

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Facebook is now offering free audio tracks and sound effects for video makers.

Are you a content creator and always worried about uploading videos on Facebook or Instagram that contains copyrighted music? Well, you will have to worry less now. Facebook has announced that it is now offering a selection of free music and sound effect to content creators. Known as Facebook Sound Collections, the feature gives you […]

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Twitter now lets you create much longer display names – 50 characters

Twitter has really been preoccupied with making everything lengthy lately. Just the other day it finally rolled out the 280 character limit to everyone and now it also wants your Twitter display name to be longer too. The company has announced that starting today your Twitter display name can be up to 50 characters in […]

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How to delete messages you sent by mistake on WhatsApp

You probably have read about WhatsApp ’s latest feature that will now allow you to delete a message sent by mistake. The company has been testing the feature for the most part of this year before it finally decided to roll it out last week. So how does this feature work? Well, you will be […]

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How to Grow Your Small Business by Using Social Media Effectively

Everyone is acquainted with the significance of social media in every aspect of life. It is to be considered in this modern era that survival of everything is just through the social media and positive growth of business and popularity of brand is also dependent on social media. Social media plays a supporting role in […]

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Facebook is testing a subscription tool for Instant Articles on Android

Well, most of you probably saw this coming from Facebook but yes, the company is testing a news subscription tool for its Instant Articles on Android devices over the next few weeks. Facebook is working with several publishers during this test period. They include; Bild, The Boston Globe, The Economist, Hearst-owned properties The Houston Chronicle […]

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Twitter want to expand tweets from 140 to 280 characters

Twitter just doubled the character limit for tweets to 280. The company has announced that it has started testing the 280-character tweets in an effort to give users more room to express themselves. You will all agree that character limit has always been a major cause of frustrations for Twitter users, especially those tweeting in […]

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Facebook is rolling out funded shows for ‘Watch’.

A couple of weeks ago, Facebook introduced Watch, a new platform for shows on Facebook. Watch, according to the social media giant is a platform for all creators and publishers to find an audience, build a community of passionate fans, and earn money for their work. On Facebook, videos are discovered through friends and bring […]

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Facebook and Instagram were down yesterday, here’s why

Most of you probably did not notice this but Facebook and Instagram were temporarily down for a few hours yesterday.  Some users from different parts of the world were not able to access the two social networking sites. Desktop and mobile users across the world were affected by the technical glitch which was said to […]

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Instagram now lets you reply to Stories with photos and video

Instagram has made a new update to its stories feature which is probably make users very excited. The photo sharing app has now made it possible for users to reply to stories with either photos or even videos. The new reply feature will also let users use all the other Instagram camera features like filters, […]

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Olx SoMA Award nominees urged to use online networks to empower followers

Social media experts have been challenged to use digital channels to impact the society by disseminating informative and educative content that can empower their followers. This was the message from the Olx Kenya Country Manager Mr. Peter Ndiangui yesterday while speaking to the nominees of for the fifth Olx SoMA Award s (Olx SoMA 2017) […]

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Facebook unveils 60 finalists for its Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook has unveiled the 60 finalists that will battle it out for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. Launched in February 2017, the challenge is a contest to recognize and rewards developers who create the most innovative new bots on Messenger. Developers, in teams of up to three people, were invited to create bots in […]

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WhatsApp is working on ‘Pin On Top’’ and ‘unsend’ features

If you use WhatsApp a lot then you know how the conversation lists get pretty crowded, especially with groups. This makes you miss some of the most important chats. WhatsApp now wants to make it easy for you to remember these important chats. The messaging service is working on a new feature that will let […]

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You can now use Reactions emoji to reply to comments on Facebook

You can now add a little happy or angry face to comments that people have posted on Facebook posts. Yes, Facebook has brought its emoji Reactions tool to comments. According to The Verge, Reactions have started to show up in comments for desktop users. So if you don’t see it yet, expect to see them […]

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Twitter is getting rid of its default ‘’ egg ’’ profile picture

Twitter is done with its default ‘’ egg ’’ profile picture. The company is getting rid of the egg picture it has used since 2010 for users who-who don’t upload their own picture. The egg, Twitter says was a playful was to reference how eggs hatch into birds that send all the Tweets you see […]

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Facebook adds Live Location Sharing feature to Messenger

  Facebook has launched a new Messenger tool that will allow users to share their location with others. The Live Location feature will let users share their location for an hour within a private direct or group message thread. If you choose to share your Live Location, will also be able to see an estimate […]

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This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

Guys, WhatsApp is bringing back the text Status after replacing it with a Snapchat Story clone

Last month, WhatsApp made some update which caused some user backlash. The company replaced the ability for users to set a text-based in-app status with a Snapchat Stories clone and most users did not just like it. Well, After the backlash from users, it looks like WhatsApp has decided to revive the text status option […]

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Facebook is adding a City Guides feature to suggest places and events to visit

Facebook is spreading its wings further to the tourism market. The company has introduced a new feature that will give users suggestions for events and places to visit while visiting numerous cities across the globe. TNW reports that the feature was first spotted last year – but it looks like Facebook is now ready to roll […]

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Here’s how to add your country’s flag to your profile photo on Facebook

Remember when Facebook just allowed you to add a photo of your country’s flag during a special event or cause? Not anymore. Facebook has now added nearly 200 flags to its Profile Frame feature, which will let you overlay imagery filters at the top your profile photo. Facebook has been using profile frames and filters […]

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Tired YouTube’s 30-second ads? Google is killing them off

Are you one of those people who hate those 30-second ads that appear before you can watch a YouTube video? Well, I am, but there is some good news here. Google has announced that it will no longer support them. In a statement originally given to Campaign, which was later confirmed by The Verge, Google […]

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Looking for a new job? Facebook will now let you apply for it via Facebook

Facebook is getting into the job market to take on LinkedIn. Yes, you heard me right.  In the next few weeks, Page admins in the U.S. and Canada will now be able to post jobs right on Facebook and receive applications through Facebook Messenger. Should we be surprised? No. For years now, there has been […]

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#ElectionsKE: Five Online Strategies Politicians will use to target voters

One of the biggest changes in Kenya’s political environment since the last national election in 2013 has been the rise of internet penetration. Back then, only 32.1% of the population had access to the web. As you read this, over 64% (31M) of Kenyans use the internet. While I’m not a political expert, I am […]

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WhatsApp Android beta brings a bunch of new emoji

We all love emoji. I mean they have become a necessity in our modern communication. From smiley faces, winks and much more, we just need them. But one thing we need to agree is that one can never have enough emoji, right? That said, WhatsApp might be bringing a bunch of new emoji on Android. […]

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Facebook rolls out new update on how it ranks Video in News Feeds

Expect to see some changes on how videos will appear on your Facebook news feed from now henceforth. Initially, videos were ranked based on a few reactions you make on the video of whether the video is live or not and also how long the video is watched,  whether people choose to turn on the […]

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WhatsApp’s New Update will let iPhone users Queue Messages Without Internet connection

WhatsApp has rolled out some major update which is probably going to make iPhone users happy. The update will let iPhone users send WhatsApp text messages even when they do not have mobile data connection or wifi. “Messages will be queued up and sent when your phone regains a connection,” WhatsApp clarifies in the App […]

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Facebook Messenger now Supports video call with up to 50 people

Well, you have been waiting for it, and it’s finally here. Facebook Messenger chat app now supports video chat with up to 50 people. This, according to Facebook has been the most requested feature ever by Facebook Messenger users. And now the Group Video Chat is rolling out to Android and iOS devices, and the […]

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Facebook partners with fact-checking organizations to flag and rank-down fake news

Facebook has become a central location for “fake news,” hoax stories. Most of the time, the news are purposely meant to deceive people. Those days could finally be over after the company has announced it is rolling out a new tool designed to make it easier for users to report fake links shared in the […]

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WhatsApp will stop working on your phone this month – Check if you’ll be affected

Earlier last week WhatsApp turned seven years old. As it marked this huge milestone, the world’s most popular messaging app with over a billion users made some announcement that will probably not go down well with some users. In what it is calling a technology upgrade, WhatsApp says come 2017, it will stop working on […]

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Instagram Launches Live Video and disappearing photos and videos feature

Instagram has unveiled a new feature that will allow users to broadcast live videos on Instagram stories. The Facebook-owned also unveiled another feature that will let users send disappearing photos and video messages to followers via direct message. The new  ephemeral video and photo message feature is similar to what we have on photo-sharing rival […]

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WhatsApp rolls out video calling feature to everyone

A couple of weeks ago we told you that WhatsApp was testing a video calling feature. Well, today, the company has officially confirmed that it’s rolling out the feature to all users across the globe. This means the video calling feature will now be available to WhatsApp’s over 1 billion users worldwide on iOS, Android, […]

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According to a report published by Android Authority, the details were spotted as part of a text translation program for WhatsApp

WhatsApp rolls out video calling feature

Rumour that WhatsApp has been working on video calling feature has been going on for some time now. The first time we heard about them was last year in December from a German Apple blog Macerkopf . The blog went further and provided allegedly leaked images of video calling in action claiming that WhatsApp is […]

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Facebook has done this by adding the Data Saver option in the settings menu on Facebook Messenger Beta on Android.

Facebook is testing a Data Saver Mode feature for Messenger to help you save on data.

  Facebook is reportedly testing out a new feature that will let users cut down its mobile Messenger app’s data consumption. The idea behind this is to help people be able to use less data when accessing video content and photos posted daily on the internet. Facebook has done this by adding the Data Saver […]

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Meet Yarn, Facebooks’ open source JavaScript package manager built for speed

Facebook just launched a JavaScript package manager built specifically for speed. Known as Yarn, the open source package manager according to Facebook promises faster and more reliable installs than the popular npm. Yarn joins a list of other third-party registry clients that include ied, pnpm, npm-install and npmd. According to the team behind it, like […]

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According to a report published by Android Authority, the details were spotted as part of a text translation program for WhatsApp

WhatsApp could be working on a passcode protection feature

A couple of months ago Facebook-owned app WhatsApp introduced end-to-end encryption as an added security measure to keep users’ conversations private on the platform. According to WhatsApp, the move toward end-to-end encryption was intended to bolster personal privacy and security worldwide. It now looks like WhatsApp may be working on an additional security feature. According […]

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The ‘’Save Draft’’ option is available when you hit the ‘’back’’ button on instagram.

Instagram rolls out a ‘’Save Draft’’ feature to everyone

A couple of weeks ago some Instagram users reported seeing a ‘’Save Draft’’ feature. Instagram was said to be testing the feature but we were not sure when it was going to finally roll it out. The Photo sharing app has now announced that it is rolling the feature to all users starting today. The […]

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This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

WhatsApp now lets you tag people in group chats, here’s how to do it

One of the key features of messaging service WhatsApp is group messaging. Well, personally I am not a fan of these groups so I am always forced to mute them. If you are like me, then you are definitely not going to like this new feature from WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned messaging service has quietly rolled […]

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YouTube community will allow video creators to engage viewers using text, GIFs, images and more.

Meet YouTube Community, YouTube’s new Social Networking feature

We all love Youtube, but who thought Google would one day think of having a social networking feature on it.  These rumours have been going around over the last couple of weeks and they just got confirmed. The company last week announced the launch of YouTube community, a feature that will allow video creators to […]

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Instagram has unveiled a new feature that will now allow users to block such comments.

Instagram launches new feature to filter abusive comments

One of the things that any Instagram user hate is having someone post offensive or abusive comments on their photos. Most of the time users have little control over such comments, things might however change starting today, thanks to a new feature rolled out by instagram. The new tool lets users list words they consider […]

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Facebook CEO,Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria, his first visit in sub-saharan Africa.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week.  Mark is in Nigeria to learn on how Facebook can better support tech development and entrepreneurship across Africa. “This is my first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. I’ll be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs, and learning about the startup ecosystem in Nigeria. The energy here is amazing […]

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OLX SoMA 2016 nominees revealed, here’s the full list

The nominees’ list for the OLX SOMA 2016 awards is out. Social media enthusiasts can now vote for their preferred individuals and organizations who have used the digital space to positively impact the society. The list cuts across the social and economic spheres, features some of the athletes who won medals at the just concluded […]

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Twitter’s new button lets people DM you straight from your website

Twitter has launched a new embeddable message button that will allow people to easily send you a direct message from your website. This new button joins Twitter’s other embeddable buttons for website owners including tweet grids, buttons for following and mentioning accounts and timelines. This means, there will be no need for people visiting your […]

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‘Lifestage’ Facebook’s new app has been created just for teens

Facebook has released a new iOS app just for teens, more specifically, for those under 21. Known as Lifestage, the app allows teens to shoot videos and then turns those clips you recorded into a video profile others your friends can watch. Rather than post status updates, the app lets you let the world know […]

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The ‘’Save Draft’’ option is available when you hit the ‘’back’’ button on instagram.

Is Instagram about to roll out a ‘’Save Draft’’ feature?

It looks like Instagram could soon be rolling out a new feature that will allow users to save their photos as drafts when they try to go back. Normally, Instagram would discard your edits when you hit the ‘’back’’ button. TechCrunch, however, reports that a new dialog box will remind you of, before showing you […]

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LinkedIn taps into video, introduces Q&A videos from influencers

LinkedIn just added a new feature to its platform since it was acquired by Microsoft back in June. The professional social network just added short videos to your feeds, featuring influencers you follow. The 30-seconds videos will allow influencers on the platform to share their thoughts on trending professional topics and news, ranging from diversity […]

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Facebook Messenger Has A Billion Users

Hello Facebook users, your messaging app, Messenger, now has a billion monthly active users! August 9, 2011 which is 4 years ago Facebook, world’s leading social media platform launched Messenger. It runs on Android, iOS, Blackberry OS and Windows OS among others. This app was created to ease chatting as it is an Instant Messaging platform […]

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Twitter just expanded its GIF support size limit to 15MB

GIF lovers, some good news here for you.  Twitter has expanded the size limit for GIF support to 15MB, three times larger that the old 5MB size limit. Now you won’t have to tweet those GIFs that end too soon. Twitter quietly updated  this on its FAQ with the change, a welcome move for companies who […]

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Twitter will now allows users to share 140-second videos

You will agree with me that video is becoming increasingly central to the real-time conversations happening online. There are so many places on your phone to watch these videos – YouTube, Facebook and many other platforms. Well, Twitter has now joined this group. The company is rolling out some changes that will now allow users […]

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Facebook makes its suicide prevention tools available to all users

Suicidal thoughts are the worst thing we would want any of our family members or friends to go through. Most of the time we are always not there when they go through this, and we are left with very little options. Facebook has however today announced that it has updated its suicide prevention tools, making […]

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Thanks Twitter I can now retweet myself :)

Some good news here for Twitter users. Ever tweeted a funny or interesting tweet and got no retweets? Well, forget about that, you can now retweet or quote yourself. This is big news from Twitter, right? Now you can go back to your old favorite tweets and retweet them 🙂 One question for Twitter, when […]

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Facebook Now lets users comment on posts with videos

Facebook will now allow you comment and reply to post using videos. The company made this announcement yesterday in move that can be described as a way acknowledge the continued growth and consumption of video content. This adds to the suite of multimedia features that already exist within comments including: links, photos, stickers and emoji. […]

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The most followed account on Twitter with 89M followers has been hacked.

Social media accounts get hacked all the time. Kenyan Tweeps and other Twitter users across the globe have always reported cases of their accounts being hacked.  Last night, one of the most followed accounts on Twitter Katy Perry with 89 million followers became a victim. The account posted some few vulgar and racist tweets something […]

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Twitter to kill photos and videos from 140-character limit

Twitter is finally beginning to distance itself from its strict adherence to the rule that tweets should only contain 140 characters. The company feels users need to do more through a tweet and that is why it has today that it will no longer be counting media attachments (like photos, GIFs, videos, and polls) and […]

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Facebook could be testing customized news feed with categories

You will all agree with me Facebook news feeds feels a bit cluttered these days, i personally do not like it. But Facebook is reportedly testing a new customized news feed that will make it possible for you to separate your feed by categories. What currently happens is new of brands, celebrities, sports or technology […]

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WhatsApp just launched a desktop app for Mac and Windows

Facebook owned messaging service WhatsApp has finally come to your desktop. The company has today launched the desktop application that will mirror conversations and messages from users smartphones. Available for Windows 8+ and Mac OS 10.9+, WhatsApp says because the app runs natively on your desktop, you will have support for native desktop notifications, better […]

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The ‘’Save Draft’’ option is available when you hit the ‘’back’’ button on instagram.

This is How The New Instagram Business Profiles Will Look Like

Early this year, Instagram announced that it was working on rolling our a business profiles. What Instagram actually wanted to do make it as appealing as possible for brands to advertise their services or products, more of what Facebook does with pages, with special profiles. We finally got a chance to see how the new […]

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Facebook, Messenger and Instagram Windows 10 Apps are Here at Last

Facebook has some good news for people using Facebook, Messenger and Instagram on Windows. The company is officially rolling out Windows 10 Apps for Facebook and Messenger on desktop. If you were a desktop user using Windows 8 you might have come across a Facebook App on the Windows store but it was not that […]

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Facebook is Developing a Camera App for users to share more content

Remember when Facebook launched Facebook live, a feature that allows users to broadcast videos lives to their friends? Now it looks like the company is not stopping here. A new report suggests that the company is developing a stand-alone camera app that will also users create and share more videos. People familiar with the matter […]

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Facebook might be considering to let you earn money from your posts

It looks like Facebook was very serious when it said that it wanted to help publishers monetize their content with its new Instant Articles feature. What Facebook was not clear however was how it was going to let users earn from their posts. An instant survey seen by The Verge however hints that the company could […]

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This new LinkedIn app will help students find jobs

I love LinkedIn, the site has already found its place as the site to visit and connect with working professionals. In fact I attribute some of the networks to LinkedIn. The first job I ever got straight out of college was through LinkedIn. And now it looks like the social network wants to target younger […]

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New update from Facebook allows you to Share Dropbox files directly from Facebook Messenger

Some good news here, Facebook Messenger has a new update, Beginning today, you can now share Dropbox files directly from Facebook Messenger. So how do you do this? When you tap the More button in Messenger for iOS or Android, you will see Dropbox as an available source.  If you have the Dropbox app installed […]

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Facebook launches Agency Ambassador programme for Africa

Facebook has launched an Agency Ambassador Programme for Africa in what it says is part of its drive to equip its agency partners with the skills and information they need to make the most of Facebook as a marketing and advertising platform. Under this programme, Agency Ambassadors will have a direct line to Facebook and […]

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This new Facebook feature will Use Artificial Intelligence to Describe Photos to Blind Users

Artificial Intelligence is a technology that is growing very fast and with this growth it seems to be helping people in a very big way. But how can we use this technology to help people who are visually impaired? Today Facebook rolled out a very interesting feature that will use Artificial Intelligence to describe photos […]

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Here is how to use Snapchat ’s new video and voice calling feature

Snapchat recently unveiled a new Chat 2.0 update. The update brought with it a number of new features one of it being video and voice calling features and the ability to send silly stickers to your friends on the messaging app. ”What we love most about the new Chat is how easily you can transition […]

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Instagram Videos now at 60 seconds

Twitter tried to talk about it but the response seemed to be out of control. In regards to the situation, Twitter lost a lot of users. Instagram thought of the same and many of it’s users were posting pictures with “TURN ON NOTIFICATION FOR MY POST SO THAT YOU WON’T MISS” message. What am trying […]

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Snapchat Reportedly buys off Bistrips for $100 million

Snapchat has reportedly bought off Bistrips, the service behind those funny comic strips that people always share on social media. Not so much has been said about this new purchase but according to a source who spoke to Fortune, the deal is valued “in the ballpark” of $100 million, via a mix of cash and […]

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Airtel Kenya Recognised as top telecom brand on Social Media in Africa

The Africa Brand Index has recognised Airtel Kenya as the top Social Media Brand in Africa. The award recognizes Airtel Kenya’s outstanding use of social media platforms in engagement and resolution of customer issues. Airtel Kenya outperformed all the other telecom companies in Africa to become the top Telecommunication brand on Social Media for the […]

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The ‘’Save Draft’’ option is available when you hit the ‘’back’’ button on instagram.

Instagram wants to change your feed; Introduces algorithm

Remember when Twitter once announced that it was adding an algorithm? It did not go quite well with most Twitter users, and they even went ahead killing the micro-blogging site online under the hashtag #RIPTwitter. Well, it looks like Instagram has decided to adopt the same algorithm. The photo sharing app has apparently decided to […]

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This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

WhatsApp now allows you to share PDF files

If you have tried attaching a file to a WhatsApp text you must have noticed some additional feature, Document. Yes, the company has finally rolled out the much awaited document sharing feature to its Android and iOS app. WhatsApp has not yet officially announced this but most users have reported seeing the feature among other […]

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According to a report published by Android Authority, the details were spotted as part of a text translation program for WhatsApp

WhatsApp Killing support for All BlackBerry and other older devices

This is probably going to make most WhatsApp users with older devices sad. Well, WhatsApp says it is killing support for older OS devices by the end of 2016. What this means is that WhatsApp will only be available on Android 2.3+, iOS and Windows phone 8.1+, of course this is not going to go […]

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Facebook adds ‘love,’ ‘haha,’ ‘wow,’ ‘sad’ and ‘angry’ to its like button

Facebook has been testing Reactions in different markets since last year, and now the have been officially been rolled out globally. With Reactions, you can do more than just “like” a Facebook post. “Love,” “Haha,” “Wow,” “Sad,” and “Angry” are five new Facebook additional buttons that people can click when responding to a post. ”We’ve […]

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Facebook Messenger Now supports multiple accounts for Android

Facebook has made an update to its Messenger App. The update will now make it possible for Facebook Messenger users to access their accounts from the same smartphone or tablet without having to worry about their privacy. ”The beauty of this new feature is that your messages stay completely private. Anyone else who shares the […]

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#RIPTwitter: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey denies algorithm fears

#RIPTwitter, remember that hashtag? The hashtag that was trending worldwide last week after a report by BuzzFeed revealed that Twitter was planning to change how tweets are displayed. But it seems Twitter will not be testing out the new algorithm after all, at least that is according to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Jack confirmed that […]

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Tigo Tanzania customers to access free WhatsApp service

All Tigo customers in Tanzania will now be able to access free WhatsApp service. This announcement was made by Tigo General Manager, Diego Gutierrez making the company the first telecom company in Tanzania to offer the Facebook owned social media services for free. The announcement will see all Tigo customers subscribing to the company’s weekly […]

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Facebook reaches 1.59 billion people globally and 100 million hours of daily video watch time

Facebook announced that they have reached  1.59 billion people globally and 100 million hours of daily video watch time on their platform. Making the announcement through his Facebook Page, Mark Zuckerburg CEO and Founder, Facebook, said, “We just announced our quarterly results and shared an update on our community’s progress to connect the world. Our […]

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This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

Breaking News : Whatsapp is Free Forever

Today when I woke up at 07:30 PM EAT I found out a surprise to my Whatsapp. Your service expiration has been extended for a lifetime. With that I decided to consult Whatsapp’s website and this is what I got. Making WhatsApp free and more useful Nearly a billion people around the world today rely […]

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BREAKING: Twitter is currently down

If you have tried accessing twitter via your desktop or mobile phone you might have came face to face with an error message. Well, the social media platform is down, sparking fears of a possible hack. Anyone who has tried logging into the microblogging site is getting a warning saying “something is technically wrong”. The […]

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How to Stay Safe on Social Media

TechTrendsKE proves itself to be a professional and well-designed website meant to give you everything you need to know about technology in Kenya. I feel confident in the information I receive given the quality of recent posts such as this one on ISIS’ frightening new app. Social media has undoubtedly made the world a more […]

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Tigo Tanzania Facebook page hits 1 million mark, highest following in the country

Tigo Tanzania Facebook page has become the first to hit 1 million likes in the country making the page the most popular and Tigo the first company with the highest Facebook followers in Tanzania. The milestone was achieved on 27th December 2015, effectively cemented Tigo’s position as the foremost digital lifestyle telecom in the country. […]

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Be warned Tweeps, New ​Twitter rules cracks down on threats and abuse

Twitter users who use the social media platform for violent threats and abusive behavior be warned. The company has revised its rules to clarify what it considers to be abusive behavior and hateful conduct. Under these new rules Twitter will suspend or shutter any user account that engages in “hateful conduct” or whose “primary purpose […]

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WhatsApp could be working on Video Calls Support

WhatsApp is reportedly working on adding video calls support to the service, German Apple blog Macerkopf has claimed. The blog which also provided allegedly leaked images of video calling in action claims that WhatsApp is working on the feature. While the images might not be concrete evidence, the report should not come as a surprise. […]

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Court Bans WhatsApp in Brazil for 48 hours

WhatsApp users in Brazil will for the next 48 hour be blocked from using the Facebook owned the service.  This is after a judge ordered the popular messaging app blocked across the country for failing to respond to a court order in a proceeding criminal case. The shutdown, which began from9 p.m. ET Wednesday, will see […]

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#PopeInKenya: How Kenyans on Twitter reacted to @Pontifex’s visit

Last week marked the first visit by Pope Francis to the African continent. He is also known by his Twitter handle @Pontifex. The Pope arrived in Nairobi on Wednesday evening and the excitement he created was felt through Twitter. Prior to his arrival, Kenyans had begun Tweeting about his arrival using various hashtags that all […]

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Welcome the new revamped Google+

Google+ is here to stay, this could be the message Google is trying to send if the new  announcement by the company is anything to go by. If you head over to Google+ today, you’ll see that things look a little different. Google has just announced the new new revampled Google+. Google says it has spent […]

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One billion People now use Facebook daily

One billion people use Facebook daily, Facebook has announced. The social media site also now has 1.55 billion users, a 14 percent increase over this time last year. “We had a good quarter and got a lot done,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, adding that “We’re focused on innovating and investing for the […]

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Facebook is changing how your notifications look

Your Facebook notifications on your phone are about to look different, Facebook has announced. Your notifications will now show friends’ milestones, like birthdays and life event, Sports scores and TV reminders, based on Pages you’ve like and even upcoming events that you’ve joined. This update the Social Media site says will however not affect your […]

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Twitter Introduces ability to Embed Basic Two-Choice Polls In Your Tweets

For the past one month or so Twitter has been playing around with polls and yesterday the Social media site decided to roll the feature out. With this feature, users all over the world will be able to get public opinion on all subjects, and also track responses in real time. In just a few steps, […]