Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

Africa Tech Trends: Co-operation now the name of the game

Africa Tech Trends is a column by Tom Jackson focusing on developments in Africa’s technology industry.

Facebook in Africa: A mobile story

Facebook has announced that it has reached 100m monthly active users in Africa.

Free Facebook – a way for African mobile operators to boost internet use?

“Facebook has been a fantastic driver of data on mobile networks.”

Social media in Nigeria – mobile chat dominates

A recent report highlights social media trends in Africa’s biggest economy.

Is Facebook planning to use drones to connect Africa?

Facebook might soon be providing internet access to rural parts of Africa through high-altitude drones.

Paul Kagame: A digital president leading a technology movement

An avid user of social media, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is pushing technological innovations.

Facebook in Africa: mobile phones and SME advertisers are key

Facebook is trying to grow its penetration on the continent by partnering with mobile operators and developers in Africa.

Top 10 social media tips for businesses

Social media is an extremely powerful tool with which to grow a business, but any campaign should be strategic and focused.

TripAdvisor means hotels need to be on top of their game, all the time

How we made it in Africa looks at how some of the continent’s hotels are managing their online reputations.

Is your Facebook competition legal? The hidden dangers of small print and the clicks that bind

A majority of businesses have or are considering using Facebook pages to promote their companies.

Facebook to list today as Africa features as one of its fastest growing markets

Yesterday, Facebook set the share price for its first public stock offering at US$38 as the social networking giant made final preparations for what could be a record-breaking market debut.

No smartphone? Facebook soon to be available on any phone in Africa

Mobile operator Orange has launched a service that will allow users to access Facebook from even the simplest handsets.

Don’t let social media damage your personal brand, career

People should ensure that their profiles on social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter don’t damage their personal brands.

DRC sees 417% increase in Facebook users

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the African country that has shown the greatest growth in Facebook users over the past three months.

Top 10 African countries on Facebook

Data published by reveals that Africa currently has just over 22 million Facebook users.