Tagged ‘Facebook’

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16 Billion

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16 Billion

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

WhatsApp users, here’s news for you.
Social network giant Facebook… announced yesterday Wednesday 19th February 2014, its decision to buy popular messaging startup – WhatsApp.
The deal is worth $16 billion – $12 billion worth of Facebook stock and $

New Study Reveals that Excessive Use of Facebook can Make You Unfaithful

New Study Reveals that Excessive Use of Facebook can Make You Unfaithful

Friday, February 7th, 2014

If you want a long lasting relationship with your partner, you may want to dial down on refreshing your Facebook page.
According to a recent study published in the journal of Cyberpsychology, Behaviour, and Social Networking, the social networking site…

Happy 10th Birthday Facebook! Read CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Message

Happy 10th Birthday Facebook! Read CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Message

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Can you believe it, Facebook is 10? WOW!
We are pretty sure most you remember the day you signed on to join the social networking site by Mark Zuckerberg….
It was utopia right? You finally joined the cool gang!

“I’m Protecting Her”…from Cyber Bullying, Peer Pressure & Pedophiles! Episode 4 of the Stella Damasus Diaries “My Kids & Social Media”

“I’m Protecting Her”…from Cyber Bullying, Peer Pressure & Pedophiles! Episode 4 of the Stella Damasus Diaries “My Kids & Social Media”

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

You’ve probably heard “Facebook, Twitter and Instagram…are so harmless!”, right?
Well in an age where social media has been used to further champion negativity, it is fast becoming one of the world’s biggest issues, especially among youths.
On an all…

Beyond PDP & APC! Joining the Social Media AfterParty

Beyond PDP & APC! Joining the Social Media AfterParty

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

It is a common occurrence these days to be labeled an “apologist” on Social Media. It does not necessarily take much skills or knowledge to be quickly boxed up in a particular end of the number line. All it takes…

How a Student of Kogi State University was Kidnapped by Facebook Friends & Rescued by the Police

How a Student of Kogi State University was Kidnapped by Facebook Friends & Rescued by the Police

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Seven months after the entire nation was put in shock by the killing of Cynthia Osokogu, a post graduate student of Nasarawa State University who was killed by friends she met on social media, Facebook…, an undergraduate student

Goodluck Jonathan promises Improved Power Supply, Jobs, Rehabilitation of Railways & More via Facebook Message

Goodluck Jonathan promises Improved Power Supply, Jobs, Rehabilitation of Railways & More via Facebook Message

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Just as the CNN Video on the comparison between Nigeria’s epileptic power supply and the Super Bowl Snafu goes viral online, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan… has tried to regain the people’s confidence by sending a message via his Facebook page

“Don’t Insult Goodluck Jonathan on Facebook” – Youth Group

“Don’t Insult Goodluck Jonathan on Facebook” – Youth Group

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

If there is any platform that has provided Nigerians the opportunity to throw darts at leaders who are not meeting the expectations of the people in recent times, it is social media. The most commonly used sites being Facebook and…

“It Was Just an Ordinary Costume Party with People Dancing & Having Fun”! Ghollywood Star, Juliet Ibrahim Speaks Out on Criticism of Her Halloween Party in Ghana | Photos of Efya, Deborah Vanessa & Other Stars at the Event

“It Was Just an Ordinary Costume Party with People Dancing & Having Fun”! Ghollywood Star, Juliet Ibrahim Speaks Out on Criticism of Her Halloween Party in Ghana | Photos of Efya, Deborah Vanessa & Other Stars at the Event

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Juliet Ibrahim
On Wednesday 31st October 2012, Europeans and Americans all over the world celebrated yet another Halloween. Although the celebration has not been completely accepted in Africa, some individuals including Ghollywood star, Juliet Ibrahim… are not afraid embrace the

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Announces that Site Hits 1billion Users | A Sneak Peek into the Young Billionaire’s Wardrobe

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Announces that Site Hits 1billion Users | A Sneak Peek into the Young Billionaire’s Wardrobe

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg… hardly uses his own site to make announcements, at least not as much as most of us. But the few times he does, it usually makes the news. The young billionaire announced that he had gotten

BN Bytes: Nigerian Crooner, Obiora “Obiwon” Agu & His Wife, Nkechi Welcome a Baby Girl!

BN Bytes: Nigerian Crooner, Obiora “Obiwon” Agu & His Wife, Nkechi Welcome a Baby Girl!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Two words – Uber Cute! Nigerian inspirational gospel musician, Obiora “Obiwon” Nwokolobia-Agu is presently one of the happiest musicians in the entertainment industry, as his wife, Nkechidelivered a bouncing baby girl on Tuesday 4th September 2012.
The Obi Mu …

BN Bytes: Hello Dr. Linus Idahosa! Stephanie Okereke-Linus’ Husband Awarded a Doctorate Degree in Dubai

BN Bytes: Hello Dr. Linus Idahosa! Stephanie Okereke-Linus’ Husband Awarded a Doctorate Degree in Dubai

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

It is surely a happy day in the house of Linus.
PR/Media Executive Linus Idahosa – the husband of Nollywood actress Stephanie Okereke-Linus… was recently awarded a combined doctorate degree by the Commonwealth University Belize and the London Graduate School

Etisalat’s “Get Ur Geek On” Photo Contest Winner Michael Chinaza Odum Smiles Home with a New Sleek Blackberry Phone – View the Photos

Etisalat’s “Get Ur Geek On” Photo Contest Winner Michael Chinaza Odum Smiles Home with a New Sleek Blackberry Phone – View the Photos

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Just last month, BN exclusively informed you about Etisalat’s “Get Ur Geek On”… Twitter photo contest which involved individuals dressing up as a geek (efiko/bookworm), taking a picture of themselves in any Etisalat Experience Centres Nationwide and uploading it on

Status Update from ‘Single’ to ‘Married’! Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg gets Married to Long-time Girlfriend at Surprise Wedding

Status Update from ‘Single’ to ‘Married’! Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg gets Married to Long-time Girlfriend at Surprise Wedding

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Last week was certainly a good week for Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of the world’s largest social networking site, Facebook…. Just a day after his company, Facebook, made its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq stock

Are You Ready to “Get Your Geek On” with Etisalat? View Exciting Details of the Telecom Brand’s Twitter Photo Contest

Are You Ready to “Get Your Geek On” with Etisalat? View Exciting Details of the Telecom Brand’s Twitter Photo Contest

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Just recently, one of Nigeria’s leading telecommunications companies – Etisalat… launched its Geek Force Corner on social networking site – Facebook to create brand awareness, engage more customers and improve customers experiences with their devices.
Now to the more exciting

Job Posting: Facebook – Growth Manager Africa – Contract (Nigeria)

Job Posting: Facebook – Growth Manager Africa – Contract (Nigeria)

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Are you passionate about making Facebook the best global communication platform?
Facebook is seeking a Growth Manager who is obsessed with technology, social media and business strategy. The ideal candidate will have experience in the consumer Internet and mobile space…

How Do You Use Your Facebook?

How Do You Use Your Facebook?

Monday, December 21st, 2009

You may or may not have seen this wedding video that has been making its rounds of cyberspace. No, it isn’t the video where the bridal train dances to Chris  Brown hit song Forever. In this video, the groom opts…