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Facebook restricts IPOB’s new page

Facebook restricts IPOB’s new page

Social networking service, Facebook, has restricted a new account belonging to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). This was disclosed by a member of the proscribed organisation, Simon Ekpa, on Tuesday. “Our new Facebook page has been blocked restricted by Facebook,” Ekpa wrote. Vanguard recalls that in January 2020, the group had alleged that Facebook […]

Facebook and I

Facebook and I

I was comparatively late in having a Facebook account. I was worried about the distraction and addiction. I hate addictions. Well, all these are in the past now. I have been on Facebook for a while now. I see a Facebook page as a home. Each person builds his house to his specification and decorates the […]

Just in: Facebook bans Trump for two years

Just in: Facebook bans Trump for two years

Facebook on Friday banned former US president Donald Trump for two years, saying he deserved the maximum punishment for violating its rules over a deadly attack by his supporters on the US Capitol. “Given the gravity of the circumstances that led to Mr. Trump’s suspension, we believe his actions constituted a severe violation of our […]

Exclusive interview on Facebook COVID-19 profile frames

Exclusive interview on Facebook COVID-19 profile frames

Facebook recently announced the launch of a new social media drive allowing people to add frames and graphics to their profiles on Facebook and Instagram, saying they have either had the COVID vaccine, or plan to. We caught up with Adaora Ikenze, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy for Anglophone West Africa to get more insights […]

Britain accuses Facebook of undermining efforts to tackle child abuse

Britain accuses Facebook of undermining efforts to tackle child abuse

Britain’s home secretary is to accuse Facebook of undermining efforts to catch paedophiles through the protection online messages. On Monday, Priti Patel would be attending a virtual event with the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) on encryption of chat messages. During the event, she is due to raise concerns over […]