• Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Steps Down As CEO, Parag Agrawal Appointed CEO

    Jack Dorsey has resigned from Twitter as CEO, and the Board has unanimously appointed Parag Agrawal as CEO and a member of the Board. Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and public face of Twitter, is stepping down from his role as CEO effective immediately, the company announced Monday. Dorsey will...
  • Facebook Rebrands & Changes Corporate Name to Meta.

    Facebook announced its company will be called “Meta” to reflect a larger virtual world beyond just the social media platform. At Facebook’s Connect 2021 conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced Meta, which brings together apps and technologies under one new company brand. Meta’s focus will be to bring the metaverse...
  • Facebook to postpone the rollout of Instagram for Kids.

    Facebook has placed the creation of a kids’ version of Instagram, aimed at youngsters under the age of 13, on hold in order to address concerns about the vulnerability of younger users. Facebook stated on Monday (Sept. 27) that it is delaying the launch of Instagram Kids, a version...
  • WhatsApp Rolls Out ‘View Once’ Disappearing Photos Feature

    WhatsApp now lets you send photos and videos that can only be viewed once by recipients. The new change initially started rolling out to the iPhone users through a new WhatsApp version on Tuesday. However, shortly thereafter, the instant messaging app announced its rollout for all users, including the...
  • 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...