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You are being coerced into giving up your personal data

Sure, you can reject an app or platform’s Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and Terms & Conditions, However, what other app or platform can you replace it with that has terms that are more suitable?

Tech policies will determine a big part of Africa's future trajectory

The biggest indicator of how our countries and cities will look is, most probably, policies we are putting in place today to govern digital technology and not necessarily the technology itself.

Welcome to the People's Republic of Facebook

Despite Libra currently being on shaky ground after several partners pulled out, Facebook remains on course to become a virtual nation state given not only Libra as a currency, but the company's pursuit to develop an open standard for digital IDs.

Digital crack

Just like drugs or their pharmaceutical equivalents, apps sometimes first start as being useful but given how they are designed, they often times end up creating a dependency or addiction.

Libra is not dead...yet

Major players in global electronic payments are shying away from Libra, spooked by the scrutiny Facebook’s operations are attracting from regulators around the world.

Libra loses support as major companies pull out

Probably worrying for Libra is that these withdrawals mean that the Libra Association is now left without any major global payments companies as members, something that could prove to be a hurdle should Libra want to facilitate and process payments from them.

Zuckerberg explains why Facebook classifies "Men Are Trash" as hate speech

Leaked audio excerpts from Mark Zuckerberg's Q&A session with Facebook staff shed light on how Facebook determines what is hate speech and how to deal with it, using "Men Are Trash" as an example.