Category: Internet

Facebook’s new “Town Hall” feature helps you find and contact your government reps

In Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s nearly 6,000-word manifesto published last month, he laid out a number of global ambitions he had for the social network in the days ahead – including one where its users became more “civically-engaged” and voted more often. Now, it seems Facebook has taken its first steps toward making that possible, through a […]

Google expands its African startup initiatives

Alphabet is committing to training another 1 million students under its Digital Skills for Africa program in the next 12 months, the company said at events in Southern Africa’s three most populous cities — Lagos, Nairobi, and Johannesburg. The commitment follows the company’s 1 million mark milestone reached earlier this year and follows the opening of […]

Opera VPN makes its way to Android

VPNs are a necessity these days with talk of governments and other agencies spying on people’s smartphones and computers. Opera is one web browser that has understood this concept very well. A few months ago, we saw Opera integrating a VPN within its desktop browser. This was followed by a standalone VPN app for iOS. […]

Instagram user base surges to 500 million

The consumer base of photo-sharing provider Instagram has surged to half of a billion, including its modern day one hundred million in less than a yr, the fb-owned software said Tuesday. “today, we’re excited to announce our community has grown to extra than 500 million Instagrammers—more than three hundred million of whom use Instagram every […]