Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, Visits Nigeria

Posted by - November 8, 2019

Jack Dorsey, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of popular social media platform, Twitter, arrived in Nigeria on Thursday evening for a working visit. “So grateful to finally be in Nigeria,” he posted on his Twitter handle. He arrived with other Twitter executives to Lagos and had dinner with “some new friends” on his arrival. A

Twitter tumbles on concerns about hacking activity

Posted by - December 18, 2018

Twitter Inc shares fell almost 7 percent on Monday after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that might be from state-sponsored hackers and, in what appeared to be an unrelated issue. According to a security firm hackers used the platform to try and steal user data. Twitter said in a blog that it discovered suspicious traffic

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala joins Twitter board of directors

Posted by - July 20, 2018

Twitter has appointed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former World Bank chief, Robert Zoellick as directors in its reshuffled board. Marjorie Scardino will be stepping down from the Board for personal reasons at the end of the year. Scardino joined Twitter in 2013 and became the first female board member. “Ngozi and Bob

1.4m U.S. election contents posted by Russian handles according to Twitter

Posted by - November 1, 2017

Twitter has discovered over 36,000 accounts linked to Russia that generated almost around 1.4 million election-related tweets during the U.S. 2016 election campaign. According to a document on the testimony of Twitter’s acting general counsel Sean Edgett, obtained by the Business Insider on Tuesday, the platform “identified 36,746 accounts that generated automated, election-related content. The

#Desolanudes: Between a Wife and a Husband Snatcher

Posted by - September 26, 2017

It was bright afternoon on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The Nigerian twitter landscape was alive as thousands of people stormed the social media platform with excitement and expectations. No, they were not waiting for premier league match results. They were actually waiting to see nude pictures. Within a few hours, more than 3,000 people had