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TikTok concludes first Rising Voices initiative

TikTok hosted its first-ever incubator programme, Rising Voices, which focused on supporting local content creators of colour through digital skills development and content amplification...

By Emily Stander 8 Jul 2021

Facebook announces ad transparency expansion

Facebook has announced the expansion of its tools and policies...

29 Jun 2021

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

D&AD 2021 social media trends

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

By Ashleigh Burton 14 Jun 2021

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 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

Twitter to ask users to rethink abusive messages - a promising step towards 'slowcial media'

In an effort to reverse the flood of abuse on the platform, Twitter is rolling out a new feature...

By Martin Graff 24 May 2021

We have launched V5 Africa, our inspiring webinar series!

Come and connect at the webinar series that uses data and digital to connect Namibia to Africa, and Africa to the world...

Issued by V5 Digital 17 May 2021

Meltwater announces agreement to acquire Klear

Meltwater has announced an agreement to acquire leading social influencer marketing company Klear for $17.8m in a combination of cash and earn-out...

Issued by Meltwater 7 May 2021

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

Social media users in Kenya and South Africa trust science, but still share Covid-19 hoaxes

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to widespread disinformation circulating on social media globally. This includes false information about the virus, its origins and possible cures for the disease it causes...

By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madrid-Morales 7 Apr 2021

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

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

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020



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