Apps

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Brands should leverage telco-driven mobile advertising

The time is now for brands to think beyond the 3rd party cookies and take advantage of 1st party telco deterministic data to drive results for their businesses in an increasingly competitive market.

Nigeria's Gokada launched a Super App as it crosses key milestone

Nigeria’s Gokada has launched its new super app which now enables users to access its delivery services in one app. The bike-hailing and delivery company also announced that it had exceeded $100 million in annualized transaction value.

Technology is not the answer to all problems

There appears to be a continued desire to throw in technology to address what are often complex, systemic problems or misdiagnosed problems. People continue to behave as if technology is a magical fix.

Love in the age of algorithms

People can easily misrepresent themselves online, but would an AI be able to figure out if this happens?

Based on this programmer's research TikTok is effectively spyware

TikTok has been labeled as effectively "legitimate spyware" by a software programmer who managed to reverse engineer its source code and leak it on GitHub. TikTok's legal counsel has since had the code taken down through a DMCA takedown request.

The legal and ethical aspects of South Africa’s COVID-19 app explained

Many countries around the world have launched digital contact tracing apps. Research models have found that the more people use these apps, the more transmission of the disease can be reduced and the more scope there is to ease quarantine measures.

How women use health apps

An initiative in Uganda provides sexuality information to more than 200 people daily. They have discovered that women tend to use apps to seek information for improving relationships rather than for health.