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Research reveals that smartphones supported migration flows from Morocco by providing migrants with access to online information before and during travel and when they arrived at their destination country.
For the past 5 years, South Africa has experienced some notable and rather concerning data breaches and leaks. More concerning is also that none of the businesses or organizations have been officially investigated or suffered any punishment.
According to researchers, social media platforms exploit our emotions and pre-cognate needs like belonging, recognition, acceptance, and pleasure that is ‘hard-wired’ into us to secure our survival. We are the product.
In Kenya, social media platforms are a tool for communication and not an end in themselves. For more effective messages, even political candidates for lower offices may need to engage paid communication managers.
WhatsApp has announced that it is piloting a new feature to help users fact check forwarded messages. The feature is being rolled out for pilot in a few countries first.
Apps like WhatsApp have become so pervasive and immersed in our everyday lives that many more people can now easily communicate with larger numbers of contacts than before. In the context of live talk radio, mobile phones are allowing more people to cheaply and conveniently access studio debates.