Who makes social media rock? — Gbubemi Atimomo

Musings on the different characters who make social media what it is Social media is an integral aspect of many lives. Some use it to keep in touch with friends and family, and also catch up with what they are…

FG releases code of practice for Twitter, Tik Tok, others

The Federal Government, through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has issued Code of Practice for Interactive Computer Service Platforms, Internet Intermediaries and Conditions for Operating in Nigeria. Hajia Hadizar Umar, Director, Public Affairs NITDA, said the Code of…

Elon Musk buys Twitter: How will the platform change?

Elon Musk has struck a deal to buy Twitter with a promise to reduce censorship on the platform, raising questions about what his approach will mean for the “digital town square”. Human rights groups have raised concerns that a lack…

Must you table your matter on social media? – Gbubemi Atimomo

Thoughts on the rampant dependence on social media as an adjudicator of justice It usually starts with a buzz, most often on Twitter. Someone shares a message alleging that a person or organisation has wronged, hurt, or taken advantage of…

Music executive, Ubi Franklin, accuses social media users of gender bias

Nigerian music executive and talent manager, Ubi Franklin, has accused social media users of gender bias, noting that women got away with anything but the case was different with men. The founder of the Men Made Music record label made…

Celine Dion cancels tour dates because of ‘severe and persistent muscle spasms’

Celine Dion has cancelled the remaining leg of her North American tour because of severe muscle spasms, she said in a statement on social media. The Courage World Tour dates had been scheduled for the beginning of March through late…

You wanna chill with the big boys? – Gbubemi Atimomo

…Musings on living above one’s means A friend of mine shared a story with me some years ago. She was HR Manager in a fast-growing company, and one of her employees, a middle-aged married woman with children, wanted to apply…

Talk true, do you live online? – Gbubemi Atimomo

..thoughts on the internet and social media I first discovered the internet as an undergraduate. Luckily, I could find my way around a computer so navigating the net was not as challenging. The internet fed my curiosity: I was excited…

FirstBank employees make a difference in their immediate environments through the SPARK initiative

Every other day, social media brings us a picture or video of a dilapidated school somewhere in Nigeria or shares images of a distraught widow, a struggling roadside trader or street hawker, or some other hapless victims of the extremely…

The not-so-Bright man that tabled his matter on social media

Everyone seems to have read the story of Bright Ben, who went online to table his marital woes. He claimed a certain Pastor, Moses Adeeyo, snatched his wife, Tina of 12 years from him. Bright said he was looking for…

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