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Ugandan Police Arrests Academic For Criticizing President’s Wife

Stella Nyanzi, a prominent academic in Uganda, is now under police custody for not any criminal charges but for just criticizing the president’s wife. President Yoweri Museveni’s wife Janet Musaveni is education minister of Uganda and lately the government has reneged a campaign pledge to supply sanitary pads free to school girls who are unable to afford hygiene products. Saying ...

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Facebook Launches Gameroom, A New Approach To PC Gaming

Remember the heyday of 2009 Facebook is trying to again gain back the same success in desktop gaming. Announcing new platform named Gameroom on Tuesday the social giant said it will be free from the distractions of News Feed. It is to note here the social giant failed to impress in mobile gaming to Android and iOS platforms. The Gameroom ...

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Facebook Launches Chat Bots On Messenger For Businesses

Until now Facebook Messenger was used to chat with friends on the platform, but henceforth users can chat with businesses and also can get updates from them. At the F8 event in San Francisco little while ago the social networking giant has announced chat bots for the chat platform. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “We think you should message a business ...

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Is WhatsApp Paving Ways To Become More Than A Messaging App

The messaging app WhatsApp is trying to become more than just a messaging app. It is paving way to becoming platforms in its own right. However, as of now it is not very clear what the people behind it want it to be in near future. Very recently the platform announced to be making the app completely free. Earlier it ...

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Facebook’s Free Basics Internet Service Stopped In Egypt

Over three million populations in Egypt will not be getting access to the Facebok program of free Internet. The country has abruptly shut down the service on Wednesday. The reason for the move is yet to be made clear either by the social media giant or its ally, an Egyptian cellphone company. According to official of Egyptian telecommunications, the Etisalat ...

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Mark Zuckerberg Pledges Donating 99% Of His Facebook Shares To Charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now a dad. His wife Priscilla Chan has given birth to a baby girl. The announcement was made yesterday, but daughter Max came in their lives a week ago. Announcing the welcome of a new member in the family, Zuckerberg made a pledge of donating 99 percent of his shares in Facebook to charity during ...

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“Safety Check” Tool To Be Activated In More Human Disasters: Facebook CEO

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the “Safety Check” feature that was activated after the Paris attacks will be turned on in more human disasters. The social giant launched “Safety Check” tool on April 25, 2014, after massive earthquake in Nepal. However, this is the first time it is used for non-natural disaster. The feature has been actived five times. The ...

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