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Death of Facebook predicted as more teenagers migrate from Facebook

Are you a young person who feels your Facebook feed has become quieter or boring with serious issues missing and pictures dominating? Well, you are not alone — and, in… Read more »

Tech firm unveils service that transfers money via Facebook in Kenya

A Singapore-based tech firm has launched an innovative money transfer service, Fastacash, targeting Kenyans in the diaspora. The service links the user’s debit card to the platform, allowing one to… Read more »

[VIDEO] Conflict in a Connected World :Chief Kariuki’s Twitter community policing takes global stage in US

Conflict in a Connected World :Social Media to the Rescue by Francis Kariuki, Lanet Police Chief, Kenya Google Ideas – Conflict in a Connected World – Social Media to the… Read more »

Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don’t want the DHS spying on you (and they include ‘pork’, ‘cloud’ and ‘Mexico’)

The Department of Homeland Security has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor social networking sites and online media for signs of terrorist… Read more »

Celebrity Sponsored Tweets: What The Stars Get Paid For Advertising In 140 Characters (INFOGRAPHIC)

When Kim Kardashian tweeted earlier this week “Pregnancy lips…. @EOS to the rescue! LOL” along with a photo of her using eos lip balm, we couldn’t help but wonder —… Read more »

Kenya’s Most Controversial Bloggers

To start off we wont want to gloat here at the ICTVille but “Ndonge” do we say we are the best bloggers in kenya hands down…… They are tech savvy,… Read more »

Kenyan government tracking down 3 Facebook page administrators for spreading ethnic animosity.

The government is tracking down three Facebook page administrators for spreading ethnic animosity. The pages which have 50,000 followers are Luo Nation, RIP Citizen TV and Nyanza si Kenya, according… Read more »

Twitter brings Trends to 160 new markets, including Belgium, Kenya, Portugal, and Ukraine

Twitter on Thursday announced that it was expanding the number of locations serviced by its Trends product. It has added more than 160 countries and cities to the list of places with… Read more »

Kenya, Nigeria in Twitter war over Harambee Stars #SomeoneTellNigeria

A full-scale Twitter war erupted between Kenyan and their Nigerian counterparts over the apparent maltreatment of Harambee Stars in Lagoa ahead of Saturday’s 2014 World Cup qualifier in Calabar. The… Read more »

Online War Erupts In Kenya After Peaceful Vote

Tribal lines are being drawn over who won Kenya’s presidential election. But unlike the bloody violence that scarred the country five years ago, this time the only fighting is online…. Read more »

Forget hate speech and make Twitter a job search tool

Winnie Mitchel is a social media fanatic, but it is this very habit that led to the job she holds. She is the managing director of Kenya Recruitment Consultants. She… Read more »

New Kenya project to check hate speech on Facebook, Twitter

Be careful what you tweet, update on your Facebook account or write on your blog. An online monitoring project has been trawling websites, blogs and the social media for hate… Read more »

The App That Shows Which Of Your Facebook Friends Are “Down To Bang”

“Bang With Friends” supposedly lets you see which of the Facebook friends you’d “bang” would also “bang” you. It’s not nearly so discreet as it promises. A controversial new Facebook… Read more »

Google Kenya launches elections hub

Google Kenya today launched an elections portal for voters, journalists and campaigners to easily track news, trends and information related to the March elections. The elections’ portal, http://www.google.co.ke/elections is a hub of… Read more »

Kenyan Social media haters put on notice

Bloggers and social media users who publish hate speech will be arrested and prosecuted in the next two weeks. Stakeholders such as the Communications Commission of Kenya had made it… Read more »