Do you know that Africa is continually increasing its use of the Social Media, not only to connect to friends and relatives but also to engage in business relationships worldwide? According to a census conducted back 2011, 90% of the population has a mobile phone which has access to the Internet.
This enables its population to overcome the physical barriers which in the past, limits engagement in political and busin
One of the few politicians who keep an active Twitter account is Malusi Gigaba, who tweets on new developments and directly speaks to the people. The Facebook account of the presidency actively posts new information to its citizens as well. The availability of social media opened a unique opportunity to the post-1994 generation who are less motivated by the liberation struggles but are more driven by the current socioeconomic realities. This gave them a unique position to join in the global economy with the world as their market for products and services.
Now, here comes an African social media network for Africans. The FunAfrique speaks your language, understands your culture and appreciates your uniqueness. FunAfrique is a place where South Africans from all over the globe meet to create an online community where we are free to share exchange and create information for mutual edification. This is your place as well as mine because here, we create user-generated environment that is founded upon mutual respect.
Furthermore, FunAfrique makes use of cutting edge technology like web based and mobile technology to generate highly interactive platform where individuals as well as communities, corporations as well as small businesses can all share, discuss and co-create contents that will serve each one’s purposes.
Join FunAfrique today and meet your people, speak your language and feel right at home.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday vowed to work to keep the world’s leading social network from being used to propagate grisly acts like the murder of an elderly man on Easter Sunday.
Zuckerberg’s comment came during the opening of Facebook’s annual developers conference in the heart of Silicon Valley, where he focused on tec...Read More
Money transfer company, Western Union launched a Facebook Messenger bot today that allows people within the United States to transfer money to more than 200 countries around the world.
The bot was announced onstage at F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference taking place April 18-19 in San Jose, California.
In 2016, Western Uni...Read More
Facebook’s chief has paid his respects to the family of a man whose killing was filmed and posted onto its site.
“Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Robert Godwin Sr,” said Mark Zuckerberg near the start of Facebook’s annual F8 developers conference.
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Twitter is suing the US government after it demanded it reveals the identity of an anti-Trump account.
The @ALT_USCIS profile was an anonymous profile account criticising President Trump’s immigration policy.
The account claimed it was being run by federal employees at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in Chicago in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.
The boy faces charges of aggravated criminal assault and manufacturing and disseminating child pornography. He was not named because of his age.
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