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Respect those who made it without social media” Yomi Casual tells ’21st century celebrities’ after social apps went down
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Respect those who made it without social media” Yomi Casual tells ’21st century celebrities’ after social apps went down

Yomi Casual has said Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp going down at once should serve as a lesson to those whose means of livelihood is on social media. "You are nothing without the media!" he told online businesses and "21st century celebrities". He then told them to respect people who made it to the top without social media. Read his post below.
Mark Zuckerberg loses $6 Billion after Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Outage which Lasted for 6 Hours
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Mark Zuckerberg loses $6 Billion after Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Outage which Lasted for 6 Hours

Mark Zuckerberg lost more than $6 billion of his personal wealth after the 6 hour outage experienced on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram yesterday, October 4. This knocked him down a notch on the list of the world’s richest people. Yesterday outage was one of the longest outages Facebook and its services like WhatsApp and Instagram faced. Facebook in a blog noted that the cause of the global outage was a glitch in routers. Facebook has blamed the outage on faulty configuration change. Hours before the outage, a whistleblower came forward and revealed her identity which also likely contributed to the outage. In just a few hours, Zuckerberg's personal wealth was reduced by over $6 billion. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, this has cost Zuckerberg the fifth position...
Users frustrated as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp crash
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Users frustrated as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp crash

WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram apps seem to be inaccessible for some users around the world. This began around 4:30 pm today October 4, according to online outage trackers affecting users globally. Soon after the first report came through, the hashtag #facebookdown was trending on Twitter, with users worldwide reporting issues connecting. In response to the outage, WhatsApp through their official Twitter account informed their users that they are working towards restoring the app. The tweet read; “We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience!”
“Iyabo I’m Having Restraint not to Hit you” Yomi Fabiyi Threatens Violence on Iyabo Ojo as he Shares Message Claiming She Apologised to him
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“Iyabo I’m Having Restraint not to Hit you” Yomi Fabiyi Threatens Violence on Iyabo Ojo as he Shares Message Claiming She Apologised to him

Yomi Fabiyi has released a message he claims he received from Iyabo Ojo to show the world that she allegedly apologized to him privately on WhatsApp. The actor, who has been steadfast in defending Baba Ijesha since he was detained for alleged child molestation, also threatened Iyabo Ojo. This comes after Iyabo filed a lawsuit against him, seeking 100 million Naira in damages for a post he made, claiming that she promised to kill Baba Ijesha if he's released on bail. To show that he's unfazed by the suit, he shared a screenshot of Iyabo's putported WhatsApp message apologizing for exposing him to cyberbullying. He said that's he has evidence that she admitted to cyberbullying him. He added that he's making a great effort to restrain himself from hitting Iyabo. He also sai...
Don Jazzy Shares Chat from a Lady who Repeatedly Called and Asked him to Send her Money even if he Doesn’t want to Hookup with her
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Don Jazzy Shares Chat from a Lady who Repeatedly Called and Asked him to Send her Money even if he Doesn’t want to Hookup with her

Ace music producer, Don Jazzy has shared screenshot of a chat from a lady who repeatedly called him on Whatsapp. The lady who sent her photo in the chat, asked him to send her money even if he doesn't want to "hookup" with her. Don Jazzy however ended up blocking the lady on the social media platform. See the chat below;
Nigerian lady who claimed she was issued a quit notice by landlord over indecent dressing says her mother likes her sexy lingerie photo
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Nigerian lady who claimed she was issued a quit notice by landlord over indecent dressing says her mother likes her sexy lingerie photo

The Nigerian lady, Toju Agbajoh, who claimed that her landlord served her a quit notice over indecent dressing, has said that her mother likes her sexy lingerie photo. Recall that Toju's landlord, Oladipo Xeview Awesu, had fired back, accusing her of insolent and nasty behaviour. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Toju said that her mother likes the photo of her in a sexy lingerie so much that she used it as a WhatsApp profile picture.
Woman Shares Response she Received From her Father when she sent him a message on WhatsApp
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Woman Shares Response she Received From her Father when she sent him a message on WhatsApp

A father did not mince words when he received a message on WhatsApp from his daughter. A screenshot of the message was shared to Twitter by the daughter. In it, the woman greeted her father, writing: "Nna m Peter." He responded immediately, calling his daughter, "My burden". Twitter users have concluded that the father suspected his daughter was about to ask for money.
I’ve Learnt To Kill Them With Kindness And Rise Above The Noise – DJ Cuppy
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I’ve Learnt To Kill Them With Kindness And Rise Above The Noise – DJ Cuppy

DJ Cuppy has reacted after Zlatan Ibile said he doesn't know her despite collaborating with her on a song 'Gelato' in 2019. Cuppy in her reaction on Twitter wrote; “I’ve learnt to kill them with kindness and rise above the noise! ✨ #CuppyGoldDust.” Recall earlier this month, Cuppy disclosed that Zlatan blocked her on social media apps, WhatsApp and Instagram, for over 10 months. During a recent interview, Zlatan Ibile stated that he doesn't know who DJ Cuppy is after he was asked why he blocked her on WhatsApp and Instagram. On Friday, Afeare Isreal, aide to singer Davido revealed why Zlatan Ibile blocked celebrity disc jockey DJ Cuppy on both Instagram and WhatsApp. Afeare shared what went wrong between Zlatan and DJ Cuppy in an Instagram post on Friday. He said Zlata...
Whatsapp Delays Privacy Changes After Backlash
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Whatsapp Delays Privacy Changes After Backlash

WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The smartphone app, a huge hit across the world, canceled its February 8 deadline for accepting an update to its terms concerning sharing data with Facebook, saying it would use the pause to clear up misinformation around privacy and security. “We’ve heard from so many people how much confusion there is around our recent update,” WhatsApp said in a blog post. “This update does not expand our ability to share data with Facebook.” It said it would instead “go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15.” The update concerns how merchants usi...
How New Whatsapp Policy Threatens Security Of Nigerians And Other Alternatives
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How New Whatsapp Policy Threatens Security Of Nigerians And Other Alternatives

WhatsApp has been in existence since 2009, providing a primary means of electronic communication to over 2 billion users worldwide as of February 2020. The popular messaging platform has faced backlash since it rolled out the latest Privacy Policy update on January 4. The app announced its new policy which it would force its users to accept by February 8, or stop using the app. The new policy will allow WhatsApp to share data with its parent, Facebook. The new policy however does not apply in EU, since it violates data protection laws. With its parent company, Facebook, being embroiled in legal tussles over privacy concerns, and the new policy not leaving much choice for users, the market for WhatsApp alternatives is flourishing. Apps like Telegram and Signal have witnes...
Uganda Orders All Social Media Platforms Shut Until Further Notice
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Uganda Orders All Social Media Platforms Shut Until Further Notice

The Uganda Communications Commission has directed all mobile operators to immediately block all access to Facebook, WhatsApp, other social media platforms and online messaging applications, until further notice. The East African nation go to the polls on Thursday, January 14 in an election pitting incumbent Yoweri Museveni against 10 candidates including opposition front-runner Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (popularly known as Bobi Wine), a singer-turned-lawmaker whose star power has rattled the ruling party, in a way like never before. The 38-year-old Bobi Wine and his National Unity Platform have rallied the youths in a bid to challenge the 75-year-old Museveni who has been in office since 1986; using the power of the social media in huge campaigns that have left several of his ai...
Zlatan Ibile Blocked Me On WhatsApp & Instagram For Over 10 Months Now – DJ Cuppy
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Zlatan Ibile Blocked Me On WhatsApp & Instagram For Over 10 Months Now – DJ Cuppy

Billionaire's daughter, DJ Cuppy has in the earliest hours of today called out Zlatan Ibile over a 10 months old case. A case that according to her seems to be an escalation and yet she doesn't know what happened and why. 10 months later and I sometimes still wonder why @Zlatan_Ibile blocked me on WhatsApp and Instagram without ever saying why; we were actually friends Woman shrugging ...AND “Gelato” was a hit!  
Osun University Student Commits Suicide After Posting Messages On WhatsApp
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Osun University Student Commits Suicide After Posting Messages On WhatsApp

A student of the Osun State University, Juba Babatunde Phillips, has allegedly committed suicide hours after posting some cryptic messages on popular social media platform, WhatsApp. We gathered that Philips was, until his death, a first-year student in Theatre Arts department, Ikire campus of the University. According to reports gathered, the late student was found dead in his hostel room by a friend on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Prior to his death, he had shared messages on his WhatsApp status, commenting on hardship and suicide. The posts prompted his friend to rush to his hostel to check on him, only to find him already dead with a bottle allegedly containing a poisonous substance next to him. Friends of the deceased have taken to Facebook to mourn him. Below are...
FIRS Says Nigerians Will Pay Stamp Duty On ATM Printouts, Some Whatsapp Messages
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FIRS Says Nigerians Will Pay Stamp Duty On ATM Printouts, Some Whatsapp Messages

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says Nigerians will now pay stamp duties on WhatsApp messages, SMS, and messages via any electronic platform acknowledging receipt of funds. The revenue service also stated that stamp duties will be paid on “POS receipts, fiscalised device receipts, Automated Teller Machine (ATM) print-outs”. According to an information circular published by the agency, and seen by TheCable, Nigerians will also be required to pay stamp duties on SMS acknowledging receipt of funds. FIRS gave illustrations of situations where Nigerians are expected to pay stamp duties, one of them says: “ABZ Ltd’s chief accounting officer, after receiving a cash payment of N500,000 from Mr. XYZ on behalf of ABZ Ltd., composed a message which reads: ‘receipt of N500,000 i...
What COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Me – Mercy Aigbe
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What COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Me – Mercy Aigbe

Following the outbreak of the corona virus pandemic that is currently ravaging the world, many people today are busy counting their gains and losses as businesses are gradually reopening again. And one of such figures is top actress, Mercy Aigbe. Sharing her COVID-19 experience on Instagram Live session with Temitope Duker, wife of popular film maker and founder of FAD FM 93.1, in Calabar, during the week, the 42-year old actress and brand influencer lamented how the pandemic has crippled her fashion business. According to her, before the outbreak of the pandemic she had placed orders for goods worth millions of naira from abroad. But up till now, the goods have not arrived Nigeria due to the pandemic. “It’s been crazy. We didn’t see it coming. We have been home for almost six...
Whatsapp Video Call Upgraded To 8 Calls Per User
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Whatsapp Video Call Upgraded To 8 Calls Per User

WHATSAPP, The American freeware, cross-platform messaging and Voice over Internet Protocol (IP) service owned by Facebook has gone a step further, making it possible for its video call feature to admit as much as eight people simultaneously in a call. Users of Android and iPhone can now add twice the previous number of people allowed in a video call on WhatsApp. Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp disclosed the latest quirk in a Video Call News last week. According to the report, the Video Call upgrade is now accessible for iOS and Andriod device users running the newest model of the application. The new quirk on WhatsApp, which at the moment is the most actively used messaging application with over 2 billion users around the globe, provides a more suitable substitute for...
Hearing Of Court Cases Via Zoom, Skype Approved By Lagos Chief Judge
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Hearing Of Court Cases Via Zoom, Skype Approved By Lagos Chief Judge

Kazeem Alogba, chief judge of Lagos state, has approved the remote hearing of cases via Skype or Zoom. The new practice direction for the judiciary in the state, signed by the chief judge on April 27, also allows lawyers and litigants to file cases electronically, while fees to be paid may be communicated to lawyers through email, WhatsApp, or text message. The new guidelines will also allow “use of suitable technology, a just determination of court proceedings as well as an efficient use of available judicial and administrative resources”. Paragraph 11 of the practice directions states that service of court processes may be effected by email, WhatsApp or any other directive issued by the court. Paragraph 16 reads: “Remote hearings shall be by Zoom, Skype for business or any ...
Whatsapp Collaborates With WHO To Launch A New Sticker Pack
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Whatsapp Collaborates With WHO To Launch A New Sticker Pack

Whatsapp has announced on it’s blog website that it has collaborated with WHO to create a new sticker pack. This new sticker pack, “Together at Home,” was designed to be funny and educational. Whatsapp described this new sticker as universal because it is available in ten languages and has no age barrier. Whatsapp and WHO hopes that the sticker educates people and encourage them to stay at home. Facebook who owns whatsapp explained the importance of sticker. He stated that stickers communicate better than text messages and has endorsed the new stickers. Here is a speech from the the firm: “We hope people enjoy using these stickers to check-in on loved ones, particularly those that are feeling isolated, alone, and scared. This pack offers creative ways to remind p...
Here’s What Mums Do On Whatsapp By Maraji
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Here’s What Mums Do On Whatsapp By Maraji

Comic act and YouTuber Maraji shares what mothers do on Whatsapp, especially in this season of Coronavirus and quarantine period. Maraji reveals visuals and voice notes a typical African mother sends to their kids, to caution them about contracting the deadly pandemic. Take a look.
Covenant University Allegedly Plans To Expel Students Who Have Participated In Any Social Media Challenge During This Lockdown Period
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Covenant University Allegedly Plans To Expel Students Who Have Participated In Any Social Media Challenge During This Lockdown Period

While global renowned universities look for answers as the world seems to be bereft of ideas on how to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, The Covenant University management is allegedly on the lookout for students enrolled in the private institution on social media who might be involved in any of the many challenges ongoing on the internet as Coronavirus lockdown keeps everyone in their homes. According to sources, the church-owned tertiary institution is closely monitoring students currently enrolled in the school on social media and keeping tabs of those who will or have participated in the various social media challenges that have kept everyone busy and entertained. An extensive list containing names of defaulters of the school’s precepts and rules is being made and those found ...
Are You A Whatsapp User? You Must Act On This Vital Information Right Now
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Are You A Whatsapp User? You Must Act On This Vital Information Right Now

WhatsApp has become a prime target for cyber attacks and the spread of malicious malware. It has been announced that WhatsApp now has two billion users worldwide which makes it the biggest chat app on the planet. •Update Your Profile Privacy It’s possible to control what details you share with others on WhatsApp in your personal profile. The app lets you decide who you’d like to share your profile information with – whether that’s everyone, just your contacts, or nobody. Restrict your Last Seen, Profile Photo, About and Status within WhatsApp’s privacy setting menu. •Set up A Two – Step Verification Two-step verification adds an additional layer of protection by requiring your six-digit PIN when resetting and verifying your WhatsApp account. This helps prevent your Wh...
Whatsapp Will No Longer Work On These Devices From February 1, 2020
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Whatsapp Will No Longer Work On These Devices From February 1, 2020

WhatsApp recently bade farewell to Windows Phone. The giant chatting app is now ready to do the same with some Android and iOS devices. This is not surprising as there have been talks about it for quite a while. Starting from February 1, 2020, WhatsApp will no longer work on phones running Android 2.3.7 or iOS 7 (and earlier). So, if you are using an Android phone running that Android version or earlier, then WhatsApp will stop working on your phone from next Saturday. The same applies if you are using an iPhone 4 or an earlier model. When WhatsApp pulled the plug on Windows Phone, the app no longer started. In fact, it was impossible to Whatsapp Devices February access the chat history. So, you may want to save a backup of your chats before Saturday if your phone is running any of t...
Nigerian Motivational Speaker Allegedly Declares his Ex-girlfriend Dead to get Sympathy From his Crush
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Nigerian Motivational Speaker Allegedly Declares his Ex-girlfriend Dead to get Sympathy From his Crush

A Nigerian motivational speaker identified as @Mr_Akinbola on Twitter, got busted after allegedy declaring his ex-girlfriend dead to get sympathy from his crush. According to @_Chiamaka_, the motivational speaker blocked everyone on Whatsapp except his crush before allegedly declaring his ex-girlfriend he claimed was his sister dead. Read the tweets below;
Whatsapp To Stop Working On Windows OS From Today, December 31
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Whatsapp To Stop Working On Windows OS From Today, December 31

According to source, Before the final decision was taken, Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp, had stopped new account creations on mobile Windows platform WhatsApp has said that its instant messaging app will stop working on all phones running Microsoft Windows OS from Tuesday, December 31. It should be noted that Facebook, the owner of WhatsApp, stopped people from creating new accounts on Windows phones earlier in the year, Daily Mail reports. The reason for doing so, according to the company, was because it has stopped developing updates for the platform, and as such there would not be new updates or features for the OS. The app company was also reported to have said that it is stopping support for devices whose operating systems do not have the capabilities that are needed to ...
Messi ‘begged Neymar to return to Barcelona after semi-final defeat by Liverpool’
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Messi ‘begged Neymar to return to Barcelona after semi-final defeat by Liverpool’

Lionel Messi begged Neymar to return to Barcelona after their embarrassing 4-0 defeat by Liverpool in the Champions League semi-final last season, according to France Football. The report claims that the Barcelona star texted Neymar via WhatsApp, saying: 'Only together can we win the Champions League. I want you to come back. In two years, I'm leaving, and you'll be alone, you'll take my place.' Barcelona director of football Eric Abidal has confirmed that bringing Neymar back to the club remains an option. The wantaway PSG star appeared on the cusp of a return to the Spanish giants in the summer, with his feelings public on his intent to leave the French champions. The Brazilian arrived in Paris in the summer of 2017 in a world record £198million move but has failed to grow in...
Kenneth Omeruo Shares Facebook Chat With His Wife To Mark Wedding Anniversary
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Kenneth Omeruo Shares Facebook Chat With His Wife To Mark Wedding Anniversary

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo is today celebrating his wife and their anniversary and he decided to share screenshots of some hilarious Facebook chats with her from 11-years back. According to him: I like going back to Facebook once in a while just see this chats with my wife 11 years ago.. @oma_omeruo u know am the one that introduced you to WhatsApp abi. Funny enough my love for you haven’t changed one bit. I was just a young boy trying to succeed in football, stayed away from home for many years, but despite all this, you stuck to me. Prayed constantly for me, loved me sincerely. And today, am happy those promises was kept. I love you more everyday.. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO US.. I love you @oma_omeruo and it would never change.
Osinbajo Threatens To Sue Those Spreading Fake News About Him On WhatsApp
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Osinbajo Threatens To Sue Those Spreading Fake News About Him On WhatsApp

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has threatened to deal with all those making “libelous” claims against him on social media. Osinbajo specifically mentioned popular social media platform, WhatsApp, as one of the medium being used by the people he described as “faceless”. The Vice President gave the stern warning through his spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a tweet sighted early Wednesday. Osinbajo who said such claims were “false”, however, promised to identify all those responsible, and make them face the full wrath of the law. This comes barely 24 hours after the Vice President threatened Vanguard with libel suit for running a story against him courtesy Timi Frank. Osinbajo through his counsel, Femi Falana, SAN, is demanding a retraction of the story and well publi...
Facebook Unveils New Models Of Portal Video Chatting Devices
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Facebook Unveils New Models Of Portal Video Chatting Devices

Facebook Inc unveiled new models of its Portal video chat devices on Wednesday, making the company’s first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services. The launch comes as Facebook is trying to pivot toward more private forms of communication, after years of slowing user growth, data-sharing scandals and calls for change to its hands-off approach to content moderation. The company is already one of the biggest global players in private messaging, with its WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram apps used by 2.4 billion people each month. It is keeping the focus of its new Portal line on video calling, adding the capability for WhatsApp calls along with improvements to a wide-angle camera that keeps users in focus as they move about a ro...
Shoprite Nigeria Warns Against Internet Scam
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Shoprite Nigeria Warns Against Internet Scam

Shoprite one of Africa's biggest retail brands has issued out a warning to the public again a fraudulent message circulating the internet claiming that the supermarket chain is celebrating it's 15th anniversary with an online competition. Alot of people are said to have fall victim of this internet scam that is being distributed via Whatsapp. It's advisable to be cautious and ignore clicking on any ransom link you come across on the internet.
Facebook Explains The Cause Of Eight Hours Of Social Media Shutdown
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Facebook Explains The Cause Of Eight Hours Of Social Media Shutdown

Social Media Giants Facebook, has said that the outage that crashed the site worldwide along with Instagram and WhatsApp for over eight hours yesterday was caused by an issue triggered during routine maintenance, noting that the issue was first acknowledged in a brief statement on Twitter. In a statement released to newsmen they said ‘during one of our routine maintenance operations, we triggered an issue that is making it difficult for some people to upload or send photos and videos,’. However, Thousands of Instagram users have been unable to post to news feeds, see stories or load content. Meanwhile, Facebook users say they are having trouble logging in and accessing their feeds, as well as viewing or posting pictures.Services on Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp remain down se...
Whatsapp Now Offers Protection For Your Profile Pictures
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Whatsapp Now Offers Protection For Your Profile Pictures

Popular social network giant owned by Mark Zuckerberg being WhatsApp has released an app update which will stop photo stranger’s or even your close friends from stealing your whatsapp profile pictures. Before now, you could click on a whatsapp profile picture and choose to copy, save or export the file without the owner of the profile's consent. But things have changed for the better with an update that shows that the WhatsApp company privacy policy is more strict and has also removed the feature that allows you to save someone else’s profile pictures. Aside from screen-shoting munching someone’s profile pic, you’ll no longer be able to save a profile image on whatsapp. Once you update your WhatsApp to the latest version 2.19.60.26 on beta mode, you will see that profile image...
Whatsapp To Take Legal Action Against Spammers
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Whatsapp To Take Legal Action Against Spammers

WhatsApp will take legal action against users who send too many messages from December 7, 2019. The company hoped to put a stop to the abuse of the service by spammers, who send huge number of messages to particular users, it said. Such rules are banned in its terms, and users can be banned for contravening them. But the company has now pledged to pursue other punishments too. In an update to the social media platform’s FAQ section of its website, WhatsApp said that from December 7 this year, it will consider taking legal action against anyone deemed to be using the platform for activities such as “bulk or automated messaging.” The firm said its system is meant to be used as a private messaging platform or for companies to interact with customers via its dedicated Business ...
Job Seeker Loses Job Out Of Impatience With Company Staff
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Job Seeker Loses Job Out Of Impatience With Company Staff

A job seeker with the name Chioma is trending on twitter for a rather controversial reason that has generated a whole lot of drama and reaction on the popular social media platform In a chat that was posted on the platform, a man identified as Mr Benson contacted the lady who seemed to have undergone an interview at the company: Alpha Consulting. The lady asked how Benson got her number since he started the conversation on an informal note. And since he didnt respond to her query on time, she blocked him. It was then after he had been blocked that he now gave the details of the company he was working for. Now the controversy trailing the chat on social media is who should absolve the blame. Should it be Chioma? Whom many users believe was right to ask the man where he got ...
USA/china Faceoff: Facebook Cuts Off Huawei
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USA/china Faceoff: Facebook Cuts Off Huawei

Just when we thought things were easing up regarding Huawei Technologies’ battle with the USA, Facebook is now not allowing any of its apps to be pre-installed on Huawei phones. According to Facebook, current users of its apps who have Huawei phones will continue to use them and receive updates, however, new Huawei phones will not come with WhatsApp, Facebook, or Instagram pre-installed. Facebook’s stance on Huawei is similar to that of Google which was one of the first companies to announce that it is cutting business ties with Huawei and pulling its Android license from the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer. According to a Facebook spokesperson who spoke to Reuters, the ban applies to any new Huawei mobile phone that has not left the factory and not necessarily only future mode...
How To Spot A Nigerian Man With Sense On Social Media – Ajike
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How To Spot A Nigerian Man With Sense On Social Media – Ajike

Media personality, Ajike has just shared an interesting article on how to spot a Nigerian man with sense on social media with particular reference to a popular dating app, Tinder. According to her, 'If you’re like me, who is always single but in need of male company yet won’t go out cos humans suck, and you need a guide on how to maneuver through the riff-raffs of Tinder - then this is for you. The rest of you can stop reading at this point'. Ok, ladies, I’ve been on Tinder on and off for 5 years now and I’ve noticed a few things that can help you navigate right when swiping left or right. So, Tinder is generally filled with Hot Nigerian men who have no money or weak stroke game. (No, I’ve never met a dude off Tinder and bleeped him, it’s just something about the way they act and talk ...
Whatsapp Confirm Status Ads Launch For 2020
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Whatsapp Confirm Status Ads Launch For 2020

 WhatsApp have confirmed that status updates will begin showing ads in year 2020, Techmachos Reports. At an annual Facebook Marketing Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Facebook offered a first look at how its ads would look once implemented. This revelation was confirmed on Twitter by Olivier Ponteville, the media head at a digital marketing agency based out of Brussels. According to Ponteville, the advertisements will be shown between Whatsapp stories, just like Instagram stories. In a video ads preview, Olivier explained that stories would be displayed entirely on the screen and a link will redirect users to the website. From what we know so far, the advertisements will be powered by Facebook's native advertising system and would be aimed at helping users understand and ...
Whatsapp Is Temporarily Banning ‘GBwhatsapp’ Users
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Whatsapp Is Temporarily Banning ‘GBwhatsapp’ Users

WhatsApp is one of the simplest instant messaging app to use and very easy to get. It’s available on all platforms from smartphone operating systems to the rudimentary operating systems you find on feature phones. However, you still find weird forks of WhatsApp everywhere and one of the popular ones is called GBWhatsApp. Well it seems WhatsApp is not too happy about this as people have noticed that WhatsApp is banning the popular users...  
Delete For Everyone Now Available On Facebook Messenger As Remove For Everyone)
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Delete For Everyone Now Available On Facebook Messenger As Remove For Everyone)

Facebook messenger has topped its game. This time around, Mark and his tech team have added the ability for users to delete messages they sent by mistake. Just like the WhatsApp amazing feature “Delete for everyone” now you can do same on Facebook messenger. You now have the ability to revoke and delete messages after you have sent it out to your friends. The feature rolled out early 2019. Following up the test of this feature, I discovered you can delete a message you have sent to your friends on or before 8 minutes. Just like on WhatsApp messenger app, when you mistakenly send a message or a wrong message, you will be provided with the option to delete it for yourself alone or for everyone within the space of 7 minutes. Same now applies to Facebook messenger, when you se...
BBM is Shutting down for Consumers on May 31
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BBM is Shutting down for Consumers on May 31

The consumer-facing version of the BBM will be shutting down on May 31, 2019, as the end of the once esteemed messenger seems near. Emtek, the Indonesia-based company that partnered with BlackBerry in 2016, just announced the closure. Invented in 2005, BBM — an acronym for BlackBerry Messenger — grew quickly to become the world’s most popular phone-to-phone messaging service, in the early days of smartphones. It was popular as a safer alternative to text messages because of its robust encryption. But it was quickly eclipsed by services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and many others, as BlackBerry’s lost dominance in smartphones trickled down to BBM. As part of the deal, Emtek took over the running of the free consumer-oriented version of the service, while BlackBerry ...
Facebook User exposes Ritualist who uses Human Parts for Rituals
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Facebook User exposes Ritualist who uses Human Parts for Rituals

A Facebook user has taken to WhatsApp to expose a ritualist who uses human parts for rituals after he sent him a friend request. The alleged ritualist, who has set his account on private and can only be found on Facebook by those who are his friends or those he sends friend requests to, claims he can do all forms of money making ritualist. The Facebook user who received a friend request from this baba was shaken to his core after he went through the witch doctor’s Facebook account and saw a lot of fetish items, including caskets, money scattered about, animals and photos of rituals being performed. Check also:  Nigerian Police Officer spotted Preaching in Public Bus Sharing the photos to WhatsApp, the web user wrote: “Omo see me see wahala. Why would bablawo be sending me frie...
112 Chibok girls now five years in Boko Haram captivity
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112 Chibok girls now five years in Boko Haram captivity

The 112 Chibok girls still being held by Boko Haram will   have spent five years in captivity if they are not released by next Sunday. Over 200 students of the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State were abducted by the terrorists on the night of April 14, 2014. Over a hundred of them were released following pressure from the federal government, and the intervention of well meaning Nigerians and the International Red Cross. The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement said yesterday that the girls have already spent 1, 819 days in Boko Haram captivity. It said the anniversary of their abduction next Sunday would only bring sadness. “Sadly, we are coming up to five years in captivity for 112 of our Chibok Girls,” the BBOG said on its Whatsapp platform yesterda...
New Update: Whatsapp Lets You Prevent People From Adding You To Their Groups
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New Update: Whatsapp Lets You Prevent People From Adding You To Their Groups

WhatsApp Group can be the most annoying thing especially when you don’t know who added you to them and the discussion is not making any sense, this can be very very frustrating. I know countless number of people who stopped using Whatsapp because they are unable to stop/restrict people people from adding them to senseless groups but with this new settings, such won’t happen again and you all can now use the App with rest of mind See the Group settings screenshot below:- NOTE:- In case you can’t find the update option to update WhatsApp on your App store, give it sometimes as they are currently rolling out the updates in batches. HOW TO ENABLE THE SETTINGS 1. Open WhatsApp on your phone, and go to Settings > Accounts > Privacy. 2. Tap on Groups, and select an...
Top Nigerian Instagram Entrepreneurs For 2019
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Top Nigerian Instagram Entrepreneurs For 2019

Social media has made it easy for sellers to reach out to their potential and existing customers via different platforms which includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even cross-platform messaging app, WhatsApp. Due to its photo and video-sharing service, Instagram is the most commonly used platform by vendors to market their goods and services. These entrepreneurs have carved a niche for themselves in their various fields. They offer products and services ranging from hair extensions, weight loss tips, sex enhancers, events planning, styling, photography and so on. In no particular order, here is a list of entrepreneurs whose names always ring a bell when mentioned: Damola Ladejobi (AskDamz) Damola “AskDamz” Ladejobi is a multi-award-winning weight loss and nutrition exp...
All Big Brother Naija Fans Should Read This Warning From MultiChoice
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All Big Brother Naija Fans Should Read This Warning From MultiChoice

Multichoice has dissociated itself from the activities of a scammer who is trying to defraud upcoming musicians who wish that their works are aired on Big Brother Naija Show Season Four. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) investigation reveals that the scammer, identified as Fola, is requesting the artistes to pay different sums for their acts to feature in the show. Fola sends Whatsapp announcements to the musicians to enable them to participate in the show at a fee. (attachment) The deal has three packages, namely, per song rotation in the house, performance at the live shows and a DJ package. The first package costs N150, 000, the second, N450, 000 and the third, N250, 000. Under the deal, the artistes are to be invited to play on one of the Saturday parties that are pa...
Leaked WhatsApp Messages Shows Cardiff Offered Emiliano Sala a Commercial Flight But he Rejected it
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Leaked WhatsApp Messages Shows Cardiff Offered Emiliano Sala a Commercial Flight But he Rejected it

Leaked WhatsApp messages between the late Argentine striker,Emiliano Sala and premiership club Cardiff have revealed that he was offered a commercial flight from France to Wales but he rejected the offer. This comes after the late's footballer agent Willie McKay claimed the Premier League club abandoned Sala, leaving him to make travel arrangements after his £15million transfer from Nantes. The arranged the flight saw the 28-year-old lost his life after the plane crashed in the Channel last month. McKay told the BBC on Thursday night: 'He was abandoned in a hotel more or less to do his travel arrangements himself. Nobody in Cardiff seemed to be doing anything. It was a bit embarrassing for Cardiff. 'They buy a player for £15m and then leave him in a hotel by himself to go o...

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