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Uganda Orders Internet Shutdown, Social Media

Ugandan authorities on Tuesday ordered telecoms to shutdown internet, social media and messaging services, just two days before a tense presidential election. In a letter seen by AFP, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Executive Director Irene Sewankambo ordered telecommunications companies to ‘immediately suspend any access and use’ of social media and …

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Social Media Users to Hits 3.43 Billion in 2023 – Report

An estimated 3.43 billion people will be using social media networks by 2023, a figure representing 44% of the estimated 7.79 billion global population. This is according to a report issued by BuyShares, which gathers data sourced from eMarketer, and provides information on global social media user numbers and app …

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Nigeria Ranks 2nd Biggest Users Of Social Media – WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) said Nigerian youths spend more time on social media coming second behind Philippines with an average user spending 3.36 hours online on a daily basis as against the global average of two hours. According to the WEF report, emerging markets spend the most time on …

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We do not regulate Social Media – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that its current assignment does not include regulating social media. This statement was made at an event organized by Center for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD) to commensurate the Safer Internet Day (SID) and cyber responsibility. The event which was themed “Together for …

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