• Applications for Facebook MENA 2021 Community Accelerator Program Open.

    Funding of up to 50,000 USD to be invested in initiatives that harness Facebook communities to support positive change in Egypt. On May 4th, Facebook MENA announced applications for their 2021 Community Accelerator Program are now open. In partnership with Rise-up, the program will focus on helping leaders harness the power...
  • Facebook Announces a Suite of Audio Products, including a Clubhouse Competitor

    Facebook has announced a suite of audio products, including a Clubhouse competitor and a push into podcasting. Facebook doesn’t want to miss the audio boom. Recently, Mark Zuckerberg, the outspoken company’s CEO and Founder launched a slew of audio products coming to Facebook “over the next few weeks and...
  • Twitter to Establish Its Presence in Africa, Selects Ghana as HQ.

    Social media giant, Twitter announced today it has established an African foothold in Ghana and is now hiring staff for its office. Twitter has selected Ghana for the establishment of its presence in Africa, the social media company announced this on Monday in a statement on its website. Twitter...
  • Clubhouse Launches Payments for Speakers and Creators on their Platform

    Clubhouse partnered with Stripe to allow users to send Payments to their favourite creators. 100% of the payment goes directly to the creator, Clubhouse takes 0%. The social audio-chat platform, Clubhouse has today added a payment method to its mobile app. The platform will now let users send money...
  • Clubhouse to Launch Android version in Early May

    The launch can boost the Clubhouse users in India, which now stands at 100,000. The iOS-only app currently has 13.4 million downloads. Clubhouse, an audio-based social network for iOS, is eyeing to unveil its Android release in early May. It sees stiff competition from its counterpart Twitter Spaces, which...
  • Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Sells First-Ever Tweet As Non-Fungible Token

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sold the first-ever published tweet as an NFT, a digital collector’s item of sorts. The final bid was $2.9 million. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sold the first-ever tweet that he published in 2006 as a non-fungible token or NFT, for over $2.9 million. An...
  • Facebook Is Working on a New App to Compete With Clubhouse

    According to The New York Times, Facebook is working on an audio-focused social network to compete with Clubhouse, an invitation-only voice chat app that launched only last year. We don't know when Facebook started production its Clubhouse clone, but we do know that the team working on it currently refers to the product...
  • Twitter to Label the Personal Accounts of Government Officials

    Social media giant, Twitter will soon start placing labels on the personal accounts of government officials. The labels are supposed to help users easily identify anyone associated with the government....
  • Survey Report: Does Ghana have a budding fake news problem?

    Nearly nine in ten (84%) of Ghanaian youth polled suggest that the rise of ‘fake news’ breaking out across their country and around the continent has impacted their ability to stay informed, according to the African Youth Survey (AYS). Commissioned by the South African-based Ichikowitz Family Foundation, the survey...