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#SMW Lagos 2016: Africans Claiming Their Piece of the Digital Pie

Africans in tech bring their culture and influence to the world

2016 Social Media Week Lagos kicked off with a bang. The energy was high and…

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Viacom and Snapchat Extend Advertising Deal

Media company can advertise on app's behalf

Viacom and Snapchat have reached an extension on a deal that will allow Viacom to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Social Media Gurus: You Can Now Switch Between Instagram Accounts

Instagram rolls out the ability to switch between 5 user accounts

Instagram announces highly-anticipated feature.

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Social Media Week Returns to Lagos, Nigeria

12 cities participate in global conference

Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos produced by AFRIKA21 and Dragon Africa returns to Lagos, Nigeria,…

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with Rachel Harsley

Harsley shares her experience and provides tips for other young professionals of color

On Jan. 26, BlackEnterprise.com had a #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with female engineer Rachel Harsley at…

By Cristie Leondis

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Ghanaian Artist’s Fusion of African Art and Black American Celebrities Goes Viral

Works fuse traditional prints with pop figures such as Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, and Obama

Sparked by depictions of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in African garb, Dennis Owusu-Ansah’s artwork…

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[WATCH] How Do You Feel About the Word ‘Diversity?’

Black Enterprise employees explore and share their own definition

With #OscarsSoWhite trending so heavily, it left us wondering: How do you feel about the…

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Global Tech Leaders of the Diaspora: 10 African Innovators to Watch In 2016

These leaders are changing the landscape of the continent and connecting the world

With Africa’s emerging markets and forecasts for economic booms, these tech leaders are expected to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Marketing Ideas for the Budget-Friendly Small Business

Marketing is expensive, but so is a failed business plan

Stretch your marketing ideas further with these simple strategies, guaranteed to help your budget-friendly small…

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Management Shake-Up at Twitter; Top Execs Out

Key management leave Twitter; the social media company's shares fall

Top-level management shakeup at Twitter keeps investors wary.

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat With Guest Mbye Njie

Njie shares what motivated him to create his app, Legal Equalizer

Here is a recap of Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation Twitter Chat with guest Mbye Njie,…

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[WATCH] Zendaya Is New Face of CoverGirl

The actress' first CoverGirl TV commercial will air live during the Grammys on Feb. 15

On Thursday, January 21, 19-year-old actress Zendaya shared on Instagram that she is the newest…

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People Trust Google News More Than Any Other News Source

Search engines have become the trusted, go-to source for news

Survey reveals Google News and other search engines are believed to be most credible sources…

By Samara Lynn

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6 Eye-Opening Mobile Marketing Statistics

There is less competition in the channel than you think

These eye-opening mobile marketing facts may challenge everything you think you know about mobile marketing…

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Twitter Experiences Hours-Long Service Disruption

Is it up or down? Outage causes confusion

Twitter service bounces up and down for hours.

By Samara Lynn

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Periscope Broadcasts Now Play Right From Twitter

Broadcasts get tighter integration with Twitter

“For business owners and personalities with a large Twitter following, you now have a…

By Samara Lynn

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Developing Your Dream App

Make sure you have what it takes to set your app apart

True entrepreneurs understand that the real value of an idea comes from its execution. Here…

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LeToya Luckett Talks New Film, the Career Impact of Social Media, and More

"Lucky Girl" star explains the positive impact social media can have on an artist's career

R&B singer and actress LeToya Luckett talks new film “Lucky Girl,” plans for new music,…

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Why Just Tweet When You Can Whistle a Whole Tune?

Twitter toying with idea of a 10,000-character limit

Twitter is rumored to be working on a feature that would allow users to create…

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