There has been an increase in the number of Nigerian accounts deleted or disabled by Instagram in recent weeks. The accounts of online celebrities like Tunde Ednut, Speed Darlington and James Brown were suspended by the platform for varied reasons.
WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing update following what seems to be a huge user-flights from the Facebook-owned messaging service to rivals Telegram and Signal following privacy scare.
Afrika Esports Series, the first continental professional esports event of the kind, has opened up its portal for registration of participants in the first-ever pan-Africa eSport championship slated for later this year
Following weeklong mixed reactions trailing the indefinite ban on the Twitter handle of the USA president, Donald Trump as a penalty for “repeatedly flaunting” the community rules @RealDonaldTrump, the platform’s CEO has come out to give reasons for his action.
This year’s gamescom holds 100% virtually and 100% free for the first time in the history of the convention. At the end of August, the whole games world will be talking about gamescom and the latest games.
Africacomicade, a platform that brings together enthusiasts and digital creatives across the games, animation, comics, and movie industry in Africa via curated events such as conventions and game jams, debuts virtually and it is very well received.
In the face of an impending global pandemic, we have seen a surge in the use of certain technologies and a sharp reduction in the use of many others. Globally, e-hailing cab applications, for instance, have had a deep in their fortunes.
As part of her art and games world tour, Isabelle Arvers has been exploring the video art and video gaming culture in Nigeria enroute her travels to Ghana and Senegal (He will also visit Kenya, Egypt and Madagascar before leaving Africa). Her world tour has seen her in parts of Asia and Latin America.
Nested in the heart of Ikoyi, Lagos, Google Developers Space will house the Google Launchpad Accelerator programme. support developer meetups, and empower people through digital skills training.
The Digital Civil Society Lab (DCSL) and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) have announced a new joint cohort of Non-Resident Fellows.