THE unannounced visit of Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg to Nigeria, Tuesday has provoked spats, flaks and praises among young tech entrepreneurs and some Information and Communications Technology, ICT professionals. While Zuckerberg is now in Kenya exploring the technology ecosystem there, his Facebook platform is agog with comments that can best be described as different strokes for different folks. Diverse interpreta-tions of and possible outcome of his visit was trending in different facebook accounts. The latest was between two ‘friends’ — Femi Fani-Kayode and Reno Omokri, who were in the media department of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. While Fani-Kayode was director, media and publicity of Jonathan’s campaign team, Omokri was his special assistant on new media. Fani-Kayode had expressed reservations about Zuckerberg’s description of the Hausa Language as unique, Omokri, who felt the description was in order, confronted him headlong.
Security is finally being taken seriously but the fact that we are increasingly entrusting our lives to self-driving cars creates unease “Car companies are finally realizing that what they sell is just a big computer you sit in,” says Kevin Tighe, a senior systems engineer at the security testing firm Bugcrowd.
It’s meant to be a reassuring statement: proof that the world’s major vehicle manufacturers are finally coming to terms with their responsibilities to customers, and taking the security of vehicles seriously.
Generating shares with your content is important. It’s not the most important element – getting people to read your content or take further action is likely your wider aim – but shares play a crucial part in the process, and provide an indicator of what’s resonating with your audience.
In this context, it’s important to know which platforms are generating the most social shares so you have some idea of overall trends and audience behaviors. And while it’s more important to track and understand your own, specific audience’s preferences, by looking at the bigger picture you can get a sense of how your share counts are tracking - for example, whether you’re seeing dips because of wider behavioral shifts as opposed to problems with your own strategic approach.
Think you're the bee's knees at games like World of Warcraft and StarCraft II? Now you can show all your friends just how good you are.
Blizzard's live streaming service is now up and running, so you can broadcast your skills (or lack thereof) to your buddies on Facebook Live. It's good timing too, with World of Warcraft's Legion expansion dropping on Tuesday.
From July 18 – July 22, 2016, U.S. brands and properties captured 389.5 million total actions (likes, comments and shares) from Facebook posts. Powered by Shareablee data, the top brand on Facebook for each respective industry is shown in the ranking below.
Tasty (Media Publisher) was No. 1 in the ranking with 6.8 million actions. Tasty’s most-engaged videos generated more than 1 million actions and featured seafood, including Parchment baked Salmon 4 Ways and Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Creamy Cilantro Sauce.