Skip to content

Facebook has announced plans for a major investment in internet connectivity in Africa. The American social media giant has revealed it is investing in data centers, submarine cables and Wi-Fi infrastructure, and that the continent’s economy will ultimately grow by almost $60 billion by 2024. The investment means that more people in sub-Saharan Africa will…

Read More

  Facebook‘s decisions are causing significant setbacks for civil rights, according to a new report. An audit commissioned by Facebook has concluded that the company’s decisions are causing significant setbacks for civil rights. The audit has claimed that the social networking giant has left many activists “disheartened, frustrated and angry” by some of their “vexing…

Read More

WhatsApp is introducing a chatbot to help with coronavirus fact-checking. The new feature — which was launched this week by the Poynter Institute for Media Studies’ International Fact-Checking Network — will connect the messaging app‘s users with more than 80 organizations to tell them whether certain information is false. The database includes rumors determined as…

Read More

Facebook has launched a couples-only app. While many couples are separated during the global health pandemic the social media network has given them away to communicate with Tuned, on which they can send messages, music and even create their own online scrapbook of their memories together. Tuned is the brainchild of Facebook’s new product experimental…

Read More

Steve Harvey is probably still smarting that his successful daytime talk show was rudely snatched off the airwaves in favor of “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkston. Well, Harvey is back, but not on the big TV screen. Harvey is jumping on the digital waves and bringing back his show via Facebook Watch, according to Variety.…

Read More

Apparently, T.I. isn’t the only celebrity dad who has made some major missteps when discussing their daughter’s gynecological health. Jada Pinkett Smith says her husband Will Smith has said “crazy” things about their daughter Willow’s menstruation in the past. The 48-year-old actress spoke to rapper T.I. on her Facebook Watch show “Red Table Talk” on…

Read More

Jada Pinkett Smith has credited Oprah Winfrey with making her show possible. The 48-year-old actress launched her Facebook Watch series — where she stars alongside her mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones and daughter Willow Smith, as well as a host of special guests — in 2018, and has said it’s thanks to her mentor Oprah that she was able…

Read More

Jada Pinkett Smith gives insight into her relationship with Will Smith. The 48-year-old actress has been married to the Hollywood star since 1997 but insisted the showbiz power couple are “finally learning” about being in a mature coupling. Speaking to her mom and co-host Adrienne Banfield-Jones and Chelsea Handler on her web talk show “Red…

Read More

Police questioned a woman who claimed that she intentionally infected people with HIV. Brandi Yakeima Lasiter of Americus, Georgia went on Facebook Live and provided names of people she had unprotected sex with. During the live broadcast, Lasiter said she allegedly infected men who cheated along with their wives and girlfriends. “I always get the…

Read More

The rise in the dominance of social media platforms like Facebook has impacted the lives of those both the great and small. On a regular basis, people have been made famous, infamous, and in some cases, jobless after posts were exposed to the public eye and widespread scrutiny. Now at least 72 Philadelphia cops have…

Read More

Jada Pinkett Smith responds after fans of her popular show compare her to Oprah Winfrey. The 47-year-old star has been compared to the television icon thanks to the success of her “Red Table Talk” series on Facebook Watch, and while she’s “honored” by the praise she has received, Pinkett Smith doesn’t think she’s in the same “category” at…

Read More

Ciara recently opened up to Jada Pinkett Smith on her Facebook Watch show “Red Table Talk” and among all else, revealed what she considers her husband’s sexiest attribute. The “I Bet” hitmaker got together with the 30-year-old NFL quarterback Russell Wilson when her little boy Future — whom she has with her ex-partner Future — when he…

Read More