In the wake of the country’s government indefinitely suspending the platform and threatening prosecution of users who post tweets, Nigerians are fighting back and defending their right to freedom of speech.
Drivers have been on the receiving end of physical and verbal abuse from riders who refuse to wear a mask. They say that Uber has failed to protect them, reflecting a wider pattern of the app’s abysmal treatment of its workers.
Director Shalini Kantayya discusses her new film shedding light on the urgent threats machine learning poses to individual freedoms and democracy, and what society must do to combat these sinister technologies.
Despite their continued marginalisation, indigenous languages survive – and some speakers are proudly sharing their tongues online, showing their followers the value in an ancient way of communicating.
After being kicked off Reddit, femcels are the latest banned community to build their own platform. They claim to just want somewhere to speak free from harassment – but some experts question whether the site will descend into toxicity.
Prisons are failing inmates when it comes to food. But using a kettle and whatever supplies they can find, inmates are getting creative and showcasing some of their most impressive culinary creations to devoted social media followings.