Posts Tagged ‘twitter’
Have smartphones become indispensable business tools?
Saturday, September 17th, 2011

I have used smartphones (mostly Nokia) for a few years now but started using BlackBerry since July 2010 and have never been a day without a BlackBerry ever since - until now. The BlackBerry device became the central point of my daily communication routine. I could read, forward, reply personal and business emails quickly. I could follow the conversation streams on Facebook and Twitter apps when I was idle. I could take photos at events and post ...  [Read more]

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Vilnius, 1st of June 2011, mobile flirting community Eskimi celebrated second million users just 2 months after the first million user mark was reached. “We are focusing on creating a fun and sticky mobile flirting community for people to chat, blog, share photos and experiences, vote. We expanded the product with interest likes function that help customers express their interests and find new people who share the same interests. This ...  [Read more]

Cell C wins global telecoms award
Sunday, June 26th, 2011

“MyTools”, a groundbreaking service was awarded the Global Telecoms Business innovation award Cell C and development partner fonYou have put South Africa’s innovation capability on the map by scooping the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award in the consumer services category for its innovative cloud telephony service “MyTools”. Cell C was the first mobile provider globally to introduce this cloud-based service for mobile ...  [Read more]

Tayo Aderinokun, MD of GTBank, passes away
Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

GTBank announced the passing of their former Managing Director a few minutes ago, via Facebook and Twitter: We regret to announce the passing on of our CEO, Tayo Aderinokun, today, aged 56. As MD, Mr. Aderinokun led the Bank to the top of the banking industry and the Bank became the 1st sub-saharan bank to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. He will be dearly missed... Under his watch, GTBank consolidated its leadership in Nigeria's ...  [Read more]

Interview: ‘Gbenga Sesan speaks on the role of Social Media in Nigeria’s 2011 General Elections & more
Thursday, March 24th, 2011

The following interview was conducted on behalf of Global Voices Online, an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world. Nigeria's Golden Opportunity for a Social Revolution through the Ballot Box Oluniyi: Thanks for agreeing to speak with Global Voices Online. Could you introduce yourself to our international audience? My name is 'Gbenga Sesan. My area of interest is in the appropriate use of ...  [Read more]

A look at Vodafone’s BlackBerry Internet Service offer
Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Vodafone launched its Blackberry services a few weeks ago, targetted at individuals, small businesses and large enterprises in Ghana. The telco announced BlackBerry service packages that were different from that of its main competitors - MTN and Zain. Currently, both MTN and Zain offer very similar BlackBerry services. They both offer a flat monthly fee. The visible difference lies in their tariff: while Zain charges 35 GHc per month, MTN ...  [Read more]

Monday, October 25th, 2010

.ng is the country-code Top Level Domain (cc-TLD) for Nigeria. In plain English, it is Nigeria's domain name system that identifies websites related to Nigeria. It is currently available for registration only in the following variants, with most of them being restricted to Nigerian entities: – open domain, commercial entities and businesses – semi-open domain, non-commercial organizations – governmental ...  [Read more]

Facebook outage: the funny side of it all
Friday, September 24th, 2010

It was near my bedtime last night when I decided to punch the magical into the address bar of my favourite web browser. Loh, I got an error message reading something like "peer connection reset". "My ISP has gone bonkers again", I thought to myself. Then, I decided to take a peep at another social media website I soon got the message. Facebook was down. Again. Several jokes made out of the Facebook outage were ...  [Read more]

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

A recent observation has compelled me to reflect on the title of this blog post: Is Blogging A Calling? Who said blogging was easy? Why do so many blogs fail? The focus of my observation is on the multitudes of personal blogs that have closed shop and those on indefinite leave of absence. For the purpose of this blog post, I would classify blogs into 3 groups and explain why I think the 3rd group is the most vulnerable. Group blogs These types ...  [Read more]

Meet a new and improved
Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Have you seen the new It not only spots a new interface but has also added multitudes of new functionalities. The new Digg offers its users a much-more fulfilling experience by making the business of sharing news very easy and straight-forward. Digg was the place to watch for the trending news from across the world, up until a few years ago. Digg was built on the very concept of trends. Users find a compelling story worth sharing, and ...  [Read more]