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Where would social media be without the informational content that spurs engaging conversations? Attending this year’s Social Media Week Lagos were a number of content creators from across the world who understand the key role that social media plays in pushing content forward. As a Social Media Week Lagos press partner, AFKInsider has positioned itself…

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On a small button given out to Social Media Week Lagos attendees and speakers on the first day read the hashtag #IMadeHistory. While Social Media Week conferences have been taking place throughout North America, Europe, and Asia for almost five years, the inaugural Social Media Week conference in Africa took place in Lagos, Nigeria on…

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Good morning, #Lagos! The countdown begins! Less than a month before we will see your beautiful faces in Lagos for the historic Social Media Week conference! Get excited! We’re drumming up all sorts of great events for you all and we’re excited to meet all of our broddas and sistas — for some of us,…

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Happy Thursday, Nigeria. Through the power of the Internet, I’ve found just a FEW stories that got people buzzing. Government, entertainment, and…wildlife? Read on, you’ll see what I’m talking about in this week’s installment of What’s Trending #Lagos.   #SMWLagos We’re in ARISE magazine and!:  Ngozi Odita, the Executive Director of Social Media Week…

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Happy New Year, Social Media Week Lagos! In 2012, we were ecstatic that we had the opportunity to host Social Media Week’s first ever stop in an African city. We hit the ground running last year with a team of like-minded, passionate people across the Diaspora, and in February 2013, we will see our efforts…

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How have non-profits and charities relied on social media? The good folks at MDG Advertising have released a great infographic that explains how 2012 truly was the year of social giving! They have done a great job showcasing how more than ever non-profits and charities across the continent and around the world are turning to…

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Not to state the obvious or anything but Africa has long gone past being the “dark continent”. With the infamous Western influence seeping through at a steady rate- which is for once actually a good thing-our continent is quickly becoming a social media society. It’s astounding to think that the same people who for centuries…

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In our Nigerians + Social Media infographic, we gave you a peek into just how connected the country is. Now that you know the basics, we want to take you for a spin around the Internet to see what Nigerians, and more specifically, Lagosians are talking about online. Whether it’s music, fashion, technology, or government,…

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