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Miss Tourism Nigeria final audition is this weekend in Lagos

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Ladies get in here! The Grand Final Auditions of the 2017 Miss Tourism Nigeria Pageant is this weekend and you surely dont want to miss out on this years edition cos I can tell you for free its going to be epic. *wink… So, If you are beautiful, Intelligent, fluent in English, 5ft” tall and above, ages between 17 – …

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How Gorillaz brought a global listening party to your phone

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Gorillaz are having a house party at 500 locations around the globe. The animated band — brainchild of musician Damon Albarn (Blur) and artist Jamie Hewlett (Tank Girl) — is hosting the unusual audio soirée for its upcoming album launch for Humanz. Just streaming the new music to its recently launched app isn’t Gorillaz’s style, so instead it’s created a …

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Facebook’s plans for Oculus are finally taking shape

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When Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion in early 2014, it wasn’t entirely clear what Mark Zuckerberg planned to do with all of the virtual reality hardware suddenly at his fingertips. Hell, it wasn’t even clear that VR was going to be a legitimate industry: Sony hadn’t revealed the PlayStation VR yet, Google Cardboard didn’t exist, and Valve was …

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Facebook’s latest drone delivers internet during a disaster

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Internet connectivity is kind of like air: something we take for granted until we can’t get it. To help make communications easier during disaster scenarios, Facebook has come up with the “Tether-antenna.” At its simplest, it’s a small, unmanned helicopter that can hook onto undamaged fiber-and-power lines (when cellular connectivity has been damaged or is otherwise unavailable) and then hover …

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Facebook details its plans for a brain-computer interface

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Facebook wants you to use your brain to interact with your computer. Specifically, instead of using something primitive like a screen or a controller, the company is looking into ways that you and I can interact with our PCs or phones just by using our mind. Regina Dugan, the head of Building 8, the company’s secretive hardware R&D division, delved …

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Do You want to live inside Facebook’s vision for social VR

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Over the last few decades, there have been several attempts to merge the mundane aspects of the real world with the digital. All of these, while catering to a niche, have failed to conquer the world in the way that Mark Zuckerberg hopes that Facebook’s social VR efforts will. Facebook Spaces was announced at the social network’s F8 conference as …

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Facebook’s new 360 cameras bring multiple perspectives to live videos

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Last year, Facebook announced the Surround 360, a 360-degree camera that can capture footage in 3D and then render it online via specially designed software. But it wasn’t for sale. Instead, the company used it as a reference design for others to create 3D 360 content, even going so far as to open source it on Github later that summer. …

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Rashidi Yekini’s old mother wins N2m from millionaire game show

Alhaja Sikirat Yekini is the octogenarian mother of late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini. She has complained of financial troubles since her son’s demise. On January 23, 2016, NAIJ.com Sports learnt that Sikiratu Yekini about her plight since the death of her son. And, we set out on a journey to Ijagbo, a town in Kwara state where she lives, …

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Cleveland police seek suspect in murder streamed on Facebook

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The Cleveland Police Department has confirmed it’s looking for a suspect, Steve Stephens who committed a homicide and streamed the crime on Facebook Live. Sadly, this isn’t the first homicide broadcast on the platform, however, in this case, it was intentional. The video showed Stephens speaking to an elderly man before shooting him through the window of a car. On …

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Facebook Busts Up International Spam Operation

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While Facebook has spent significant time fighting fake news on its network, it continues to battle another plague to its social platform: Fake accounts. These are often used to spread low-quality content, so the internet titan has been ramping up its crackdowns. Hot on the heels of banning 30,000 profiles earlier this week, Facebook announced it has disrupted a massive …

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ZUKERBERG RETURNS TO NIGERIA, MEETS WITH PRESIDENT & VP

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  Social media Guru and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has returned to Nigeria for the Aso Villa Demo Day Finale. This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, and the Director of Public Affairs, NCC, Tony Ojobo, who are both at the event.   See pictures below:  

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VIDEO: FACEBOOK C.E.O CONFIRMS NIGERIA JOLLOFF RICE & POUNDED YAM IS DELICIOUS

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Mark Zuckerberg is the newest signing to the Nigerian jollof fan base. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is currently holding a Facebook Development Conference with young Nigerian techies at the Landmark Events Centre in Lagos. Interestingly, he spoke about the Nigerian food he had tried out, including jollof rice and pounded yam. Watch the video below: DOWNLOAD

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NIGERIA TROLLS CNN FROM EXCLUDING “NIGERIA” FROM REPORT ON ZUKERBERG’S VISIT

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close CNN Africa reported Mark Zuckerberg’s surprise visit to Nigeria. It was however noticed that CNN reported the news as‘Mark Zuckerberg makes first-ever visit to Sub-Saharan Africa”on their twitter page. This has however caused Nigerian to react as always because CNN omitted Nigeria and attacked CNN for its reportage. See some of Nigerians’ tweets below

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