News: Facebook bans women who called white men ‘trash” but ignored men that abuse blacks and Women

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Facebook bans some women for responding to internet trolls with comments like “men ain’t shi*,” “all men are ugly,” and even “white men are racist.” An investigation was conducted earlier this year of Facebook algorithms used to differentiate between hate speech and political expression. The results? Not so shocking. Facebook trains its content reviewers to protect white men — but […]

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News: In Africa Facebook is the most powerful medium that drives Travel and Tourism -study

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Facebook remains one of the most influential platforms for hotels to promote their offerings, according to Didimalo Molefe, Marketing Co-ordinator for Guerrilla Marketing. Speaking in Cape Town at the Direct Booking Indaba, Molefe said Facebook continues to be a rich, experiential and trusted source of content due to users’ ability to upload large numbers of photographs and videos. “Instagram is […]

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Africa: How facebook and Instagram are driving Tourism growth in Africa

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Attending the Annual World Tourism Conference in Rwanda, Facebook and Instagram representatives were in Kigali this week (28-31 August) to discuss and explore ways in which social media can be used to effectively drive tourism growth across the Continent. Showcasing how both platforms can be used as a tool to creatively help change the narrative of Africa as a tourist […]

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Africa: Nigerian court condemns the Facebook killers to death

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Justice Olabisi Akinlade of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced to death , two of the four  persons accused  of  killing  Cynthia Osokogu, the Nasarawa State University postgraduate student. The accused Okwumo Nwabufo, and Olisaeloka Ezike, the judge ruled, will die by hanging. Osokogu was murdered on 22 July 2012 at Cosmilla Hotel, Lakeview Estate, Festac Town, […]

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Facebook: Nigeria Has Become Technology Hub for Africa

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With 8.6 million people in Nigeria currently using Facebook on mobile every day, out of 95 million sub-Saharan African people that are on Facebook on monthly basis, coupled with the fast-growing mobile technology sector in Nigeria and its vibrant film and music industries that are driven by social media technology, Nigeria, no doubt, has developed to become the technology hub […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe Tourism Minister Mzembi and his Tourism Ambassador

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister Mzembi and his Tourism Ambassador TOURISM Minister Walter Mzembi may want to seriously consider relieving Thomas “CST” Chizhanje – a social media sensation, whom he appointed Tourism Brand Zimbabwe Facebook Ambassador two years ago – of his duties as he has done more harm than good on the popular social media networking site. In the past two […]

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Hospitality: Sheraton Hotel shuts down due to Bankruptcy

Sheraton Hotel shuts down due to Bankruptcy In changes to the Brussels hospitality scene, Marriott International has opened its second Courtyard property just as Belgium’s largest hotel, the Sheraton Brussels, has been forced to close due to the bankruptcy of its operating company. Part of the Eurpean Quarter’s Marriott corner, the Courtyard Brussels EU offers 180 rooms, free wi-fi, a […]

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Africa: 3 Ways To Avoid ADMs And Increase Your Agency Profitability

3 Ways To Avoid ADMs And Increase Your Agency Profitability By Solomon Asuquo Being a travel consultant, Tour operator or managing a Travel Agency business is a great career that gives you the opportunity to meet a lot of people and provide various travel solutions such as Airlines Tickets, Hotel Accommodations, Travel Health Insurance, Car Rentals etc. But at the […]

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Africa: How Facebook successfully predicted Ghana’s next president

In the recent US elections Facebook played a crucial role in predicting winner of the polls based on the popularity of the candidates. Months and days before the US goes to the polls social media trends showed that US President-elect Donald Trump had more fans and followers than Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump, from almost all the polls conducted on social […]

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