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SCL Elections, Cambridge Analytica Shut Down After Facebook Scandal

SCL Elections, Cambridge Analytica Shut Down After Facebook Scandal

British marketing research firm, Cambridge Analytica and its parent company, SCL Election, are shutting down operation after being caught in a major scandal of misusing users’ data obtained from Facebook. In a press release late Wednesday, the firms blamed negative media coverage that followed revelations of their alleged misuse of over 15 million Facebook users’

Digital technology transforming African media – Multichoice chief

Rapid advances in digital technology in Africa have created new opportunities to innovate on content delivery, according to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Entertainment at MultiChoice, Yolisa Phahle. She said “digital disruption” has and will change how people consume media products. “As people who are invested and committed to the future of Africa, it

Facebook Announces New Steps To Protect Users’ Privacy

Facebook said Wednesday it will overhaul its privacy settings tools to put users “more in control” of their information on the social media website. The updates include improved access to Facebook’s user settings and tools to easily search for, download and delete personal data stored by Facebook. Meanwhile, a new privacy shortcuts menu will allow

Telecom Giant Glo offers subscribers LTE Smartphone

In its bid to continue to delight millions of subscribers on its network, the total telecommunications solutions provider, Globacom, is offering its customers Easter LTE Smartphone Bundle to liven up the season. The offer which is open to existing and new subscribers allows Glo subscribers to buy LTE Smartphones at super-discounted rates between March 17 and April 16, 2018. It also comes with

NCC seizes N36.1 million broadcast items, apprehends two suspects

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), said it has seized broadcast contrivance worth N36.1 million in Delta. Augustine Amodu, the NCC Director of Enforcement, made the disclosure in Warri, while speaking with journalists. Mr. Amodu said that two suspects were also apprehended by the enforcement team and were currently detained at the facilities of the National

INEC alleges illegal registration centre in Kwara, where people use CorelDraw to alter scanned PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has uncovered an illegal voter registration centre in Offa, Kwara State.   INEC Administrative Secretary in Kwara, Mr. Paul Atser, made this known in a statement in Ilorin on Friday.   “It has come to the notice of Independent National Electoral Commission, Kwara State, that some unscrupulous persons