YouTube Heroes

YouTube to reward ‘snitches’ for reporting videos

YouTube Heroes YouTube has launched a scheme to encourage users to moderate content on the website. They will reward so-called Heroes for reporting videos and comments they believe violate community guidelines. But the plan has been criticised by a number of YouTube stars and viewers. YouTube already lets people report abusive or offensive content found […]

Cyberculture: More Than 125,000 Twiiter Accounts Suspended Due To Isis Connection

by Rachel Ogbu Twitter has taken drastic measure to tackle extremism by suspending more than 125,000 accounts it believes has “threatened or promoted terrorist acts” especially to the Islamic State (Isis). The micro-blogging site said it has increased the size of its team that reviews reports including spam-fighting tools to uncover violating accounts for further review. “We condemn the […]

TRENDING: “Dark Skin” Selfies Have Gone Viral To Promote Self Love

by Rachel Ogbu #IWillNotApologizeForBeingDarkSkin is now trending on social media people. What do you think? So here are a group of people pushing the Revolutionary Pro-Melanin Movement forward by uploading their selfies. Some people are calling it the pro-melanin social media movement and basically the idea came from  23-year-old college student Alicia Daniella, encouraging people who identified […]

Eileen Ambasa: The cofoundHER Interview

Three years after graduation and with a one year old baby in tow, Eileen Ambasa got interested in Information Technology (IT). Seeing the opportunities it could open up in her career, Eileen decided to learn IT basics. So, she enrolled in ACWICT, a college that teaches IT essentials to young girls in partnership with Samsung, […]

Mufutau Akuruyejo achieves feat as the only African to receive coveted CERN ICT training in Switzerland

by Rachel Ogbu 500 level University of Lagos student and MTN Foundation (MTNF) Scholar,  Mufutau Akuruyejo has become the first Nigerian and  only African to participate in the nine-week CERN Openlab programme. CERN Openlab is a unique public-private partnership between CERN and leading ICT companies. Its mission is to accelerate the development of cutting-edge solutions to be used […]

#CYBERCULTURE: Facebook Adds New Feature- Gives Priority To Contents From Friends

by Rachel Ogbu Due to a significant increase in the number of content people now share on Facebook, the social network site has decided to tweaked its News Feed algorithms giving more attention to posts by people on your friend list. “The impact of these changes on your page’s distribution will vary considerably depending on the composition […]

#CYBERCULTURE: Google now has own mobile phone network

by Rachel Ogbu In the next phase of Google’s expansion, the multi billion dollars company is planing to launch  its own mobile phone network. According to reports, the new mobile network called Project Fi in the US plans to attract potential customers with a  N2500 ($13.30)  a month deal for  unlimited voice calling and texting from within the […]

Kenya gets first 4G Internet services via Safaricom

by Rachel Ogbu Fourth-generation (4G) Internet service has arrived Kenya and it’s there to stay. Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecoms phone firm in the country is working with the government to use the high-speed broadband network as a medium to increase economic growth to from currently three to 10 percent in 2017. Within the next 36 months, Safaricom’s newly […]