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Africa Year in Review, Meta highlights 2021 milestones

Meta, the parent company of Facebook is highlighting key milestones achieved in their 2021 Africa Year in Review. The infographic shows some of Meta's investments and initiatives across sub-Saharan Africa this year. They focused on driving innovation, connecting communities, helping businesses to grow and supporting the tech and creator ecosystem.

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Facebook, Creatives Garage support Kenya creative industry with new platform

Facebook is partnering with Creatives Garage to launch a platform where Kenyan creatives can amplify their work and inspire others. This is part of efforts from Facebook to highlight the successes of people. The partnership will also see creatives in Kenya receive training on audience engagement and monetizing of content

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Facebook to open first Africa engineering office in Lagos, Nigeria

Online social media and networking company, Facebook, announces it will open its first engineering office in Africa. The new office will be located in Lagos, Nigeria and will become operational in the second half of fiscal year 2021. Facebook Lagos office will support the Sub-Saharan region and contribute to the African

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Facebook finally launches Avatars across Sub-Saharan Africa, includes COVID-19 support sticker

Social media giants Facebook finally launches its Avatars in Africa to give people new ways to express themselves online. The feature was launched last year with global release expected in late 2019 or early 2020. Avatars are digital personas that allow people to engage across Facebook and Messenger in a

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Facebook gives parents control over children’s online activity with Messenger Kids app

Facebook launches video and messaging chat app called Messenger Kids across Africa. The app allows children to connect with their friends and family in a supervised environment. Parents can monitor and control children's activities through a dashboard. From the dashboard, parents can monitor recent contacts, chat history and reported and

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Facebook to remove Instagram app from Windows Phones

Don't forget to follow us on Instagram. There's more coming on there. Facebook will remove the Instagram app for Windows Phone from the store. Actually, it's being pulled out totally from your device. Photo sharing app Instagram will become defunct for still active Windows 10 Mobile users like myself. Facebook has

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Microsoft joins initiative on boosting digital skills and employability of Africa youth

Microsoft among partners sealing Africa youth digital skills gap  Microsoft has joined other partners in the Coding for Employment program – an initiative seeking to bridge the digital skills divide among the youth in Africa. Under the program by African Development Bank (ADB), the youth will be equipped with demand-driven Information

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