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Photo News Release: Facebook’s growing momentum in Africa (Infographic)

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2018 saw Facebook (www.Facebook.com) grow its momentum and step up its investment in Africa. Today, more than 139 million people across Sub-Saharan Africa come to Facebook every month, of which nearly 98% come back on mobile. Have a look at our infographic to see our year in numbers, projects and…

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Facebook heads to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 2018 in Lagos to celebrate African innovation

It profiles the founders and entrepreneurs leading Africa’s next wave of technology innovation and highlights new ideas, businesses and applications with disruptive potential

In line with its commitment to growing Africa’s technology start-up ecosystem and its passion for developing diverse, young talent, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is returning as the headline sponsor of TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 (https://tcrn.ch/2uxSylb). The event, taking place in Lagos, Nigeria — will search for Sub-Saharan Africa’s best innovators, makers and…

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Facebook introduces Community Leadership Programme winners for Africa

The programme will also host more than 100 fellows and youth participants who will receive up to $50,000 each to be used for their community initiative

 In line with its focus on bringing people together and supporting the development of connected communities, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) has announced the names of 116 people worldwide who have been selected to join the Facebook Community Leadership Program. Around a dozen African community leaders have been selected to become programme residents…

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Facebook support's the next generation of creative talent at The Loeries Awards 2018

Facebook partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross to provide a creative brief on helping to tackle the cholera crisis on the continent

For the third year running, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is sponsoring the annual Facebook Challenge as part of the Student Category at The Loerie Awards 2018 - Africa and the Middle East’s premier award that recognises, rewards, inspires and fosters creative excellence in the advertising and brand communication industry. During Loeries Creative…

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In Partnership with CcHub, Facebook Launches NG_Hub in Lagos - its First Hub Space in Africa

The launch will showcase the new multi-faceted space which aims to bring together communities to collaborate, learn, and exchange ideas

As part of its commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria - its first flagship community hub space in Africa, in partnership with CcHub. In a week-long celebration which will bring together developers, start-ups, and the wider tech community across Lagos and Nigeria,…

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The Facebook Youth Portal and our Ongoing Work with Teens

By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety and Karuna Nain, Global Policy Programs Manager at Facebook

Today we’re excited to launch our Youth Portal, a central place for teens that includes: Education: Information on how to get the most out of products like Pages, Groups, Events, and Profile, while staying safe. Plus, information on the types of data Facebook (www.Facebook.com) collects and how we use it…

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Getting Feedback on New Tools to Protect People's Privacy

By Erin Egan, VP and Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook

The past several weeks have made clear that people want more information about how Facebook (www.Facebook.com) works and the controls they have over their information. And today at F8 we're sharing some of the first steps we're taking to better protect people's privacy.   We're starting with a feature that…

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Publishing Our Internal Enforcement Guidelines and Expanding Our Appeals Process

By Monika Bickert (https://goo.gl/YoMPN3), VP of Global Product Management, Facebook

One of the questions we’re asked most often is how we decide what’s allowed on Facebook (www.Facebook.com). These decisions are among the most important we make because they’re central to ensuring that Facebook is both a safe place and a place to freely discuss different points of view. For years,…

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Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet

Aim - Raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all

Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) (https://goo.gl/EGR7dd) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced a number of partnerships across Africa with over 20 non-governmental organisations and government agencies - with the aim of raising awareness of emerging online…

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Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative in its Ambition to Drive Innovation, Skills Development and Economic Impact

Facebook to open its very first Community Hub space on the continent, in addition to a series of long-term impact training programmes for 50,000 Nigerians

Today, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria (http://APO.af/2y13ue) to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Incorporating a series of high profile partnerships, training programmes and a physical space that will serve as a center for learning and skills development, this set…