US Hits Twitter With $150 Mn Fine Over Privacy Breach

Twitter agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations the platform gave advertisers some user information that was supposed to be employed to strengthen account security, US authorities said Wednesday. The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice accused Twitter of taking phone numbers or email addresses provided to tighten privacy and then letting advertisers use the details to make money. “Twitter obtained data from users on the pretext of harnessing it for security purposes but then ended up also using the data to target users with ads,” commission…

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Elon Musk proposes to buy Coca-Cola to ‘put the cocaine back’ in the soft drink

His reason? He wants to “put the cocaine back” in the soft drink, the billionaire wrote.Many Twitter users have been posting suggestions for other companies that Musk should purchase. Elon Musktweeted on Wednesdaythat he would like to purchase Coca-Cola to put the cocaine back in the drink. Musk’s post came two days after the billionaire acquired Twitter in a $44 billion deal. “Let’s make Twitter maximum fun!” he tweeted less than an hour after voicing his plans for the beverage company. While Musk’s comments about Coca-Cola were likely tongue-in-cheek, they bear some…

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Twitter, other tech giants mock Facebook as Mark Faces more headache

The official Twitter page throws subtle shade at Mark Zuckerberg’s owned apps. Hello literally everyone .   This they did as some other big tech giants like Reddit, truecaller , companies like MacDonald etc threw subtle shades at Facebook.   It’s obvious they are having a good time whilst Mark experiences a momentary High BP. Meanwhile, The main domain of Facebook company: Facebook.com is now available for purchase. Meaning, Facebook tech company might be fighting a much bigger battle than it appears . Jkcyno news gathered that Stock slide knocks his…

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Google deletes Adamu Garba’s Crowwe from Play Store

Adamu Garba’s Crowwe application has suddenly disappeared from Google play store. The Crowwe app, which has been described as an instant messaging and financial transaction app that comes with a digital wallet that helps to transfer and receive money while chatting, has received worst reviews. Following the announcement of Twitter ban by the Federal Government of Nigeria, the former presidential candidate presented the Crowwe app as an alternative to the microblogging website that can help “to grow Nigeria.” “Join Crowwe now! Build your country, Build your people and Build your…

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Nigerians ask for Yemi Solade’s Head after his Twitter rant (video)

Yemi Solade has asked Nigerians to induct him into the Desmond Elliot’s dragging League as he granted an interview with utterances Nigerians found highly infuriating. Yemi Solade is a veteran Nollywood actor and movie producer. He was born in Lagos on 31st January 1960. In the movie industry, he is popularly known for the roles he played in the movies Voiceless Scream, The Widow, and Elevator Baby. The actor rather over zealously said Twitter was wrong to have insulted President Buhari after they deleted his “genocidal tweet”. See the  video below… Yemi Solade has…

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Asking TV, Radio Stations To Deactivate Twitter Accounts Unlawful – SERAP To NBC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the patently unlawful and unconstitutional directive by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to all broadcast stations in the country to suspend the patronage of Twitter with immediate effect.” The NBC had reportedly stated that the decision followed the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government over purported use of the platform for “activities that are capable of undermining the corporate existence of Nigeria.” But SERAP in a statement today by its deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare stated: “This directive by the…

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Twitter deletes Nnamdi Kanu’s tweet

#TwitterBan: Twitter deletes Nnamdi Kanu’s tweetsIn the tweet, the IPOB leader vowed to unleash terror on Nigerian soldiers deployed to the South-east. Nearly 24 hours after the Nigerian government announced a ban on the activities of Twitter, the popular microblogging platform has deleted ‘inciting’ tweets from Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a separatist group agitating for the Republic of Biafra. In the controversial tweet, the IPOB leader vowed to unleash terror on Nigerian soldiers deployed to the South-east. He also used derogatory words to describe…

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Twitter reacts to Nigerian government’s ban of its app

Most countries are beginning to react to the recent unfortunate mayhem in Nigeria as her government Places a ban on Twitter. Could it be that Nigeria government in a bid to shut her citizens off the twitter space have shot themselves in the foot in the process. Now, let’s see this.. Twitter has until its ban been the most handy and vital app through which the same government reaches to the public, sees how people view them, gets feed back, police and Army explains to the public any misconception and clears the…

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Seyi Makinde Schools Federal Government on the impact of Twitter ban

Most Nigerians have made their opinions known after the government Cut off Nigerians from the twitter app. Amongst the top personalities to speak up is Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state. Below are what he twitted….. Statement by Governor Seyi Makinde Regarding the Suspension of Twitter’s Operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government It has become imperative for me to release a statement regarding the suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government. pic.twitter.com/DbxVpAbmWq — Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) June 5, 2021 Statement by Governor Seyi Makinde Regarding the Suspension of…

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Network Providers responsible for cutting off Nigerians from Twitter

Most Nigerians woke to discover that they couldn’t access the “Twitter app” probably because the Nigeria government Placed a ban on it. However, jkcyno news gathered that the government had asked the ISPs(internet service providers) like Airtel, MTN, Glo and 9mobile to cut off access from Nigerians to Twitter app. This sudden configurations from the ISPs also affected most phones from accessing the “google play store”. They jammed the network preventing most people from having access to the app. However, most people still managed to Download and install VPN and regained…

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