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FACEBOOK INTRODUCES NEW REACTIONS, INCLUDING LOVE, WOW AND SAD

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Facebook users now have the option to do more than like something on the site, with the social network’s just-launched Reactions feature.

It was revealed to the public on Wednesday, the new buttons let Facebook users "love," "haha," "wow," "sad" or "angry"—in addition to like—posts by friends and organizations. To use the new reactions, mobile users must hold down the like button for the options to pop up. For desktop users, hovering a mouse over the like button makes the reactions appear.

Facebook said it has been testing the new reactions for more than a year, using research and focus groups to figure out which emotions people use the most.

“We understand that this is a big change, and want to be thoughtful about rolling this out,” Facebook said in a statement on Wednesday. The company added that the new reactions are an “opportunity for businesses and publishers to better understand how people are responding to their content on Faceboo…

Six Things Firms Should Do To Improve Cybersecurity

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Post written by Matthew wall of bbc
Matthew wall
is a Senior broadcast journalist, BBC News Online, editing Technology of Business section (
(link: http://www.bbc.com/techbusiness)bbc.com/techbusiness); also a husband, dad, musician and poet.


Last week's cyber-attack on UK telecoms provider TalkTalk has once again highlighted the critical importance of cybersecurity.
TalkTalk joins a lengthening global list of companies that have suffered major data breaches, including Ashley Madison, eBay, AOL, Target, Home Depot, Sony, Anthem and JPMorgan Chase.
Google and McAfee estimate there are 2,000 cyber-attacks every day around the world, costing the global economy about £300bn ($460bn) a year.
Yet more than two thirds of firms say they feel inadequately protected against increasingly sophisticated hackers looking to extort money through blackmail or steal data to sell on the black market.
So what should businesses be doing to improve their security? Technology of Business canvassed cybersecurit…

Mtn releases new data plan 1GB for N100

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Nigeria telecommunications network MTN NIGERIA unveils a new data bundle plan of 1GB for N100 (one hundred naira only) for its subscribers.

The subscription is divided into two, one cost just N100 while the other cost N150.

How to Opt in?

• Dial *567*58# and reply with 1 to activate it if you are eligible.

• For N150, dial *567*59# and reply with 1 to activate it if you are eligible.

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