Nigeria, Africa: Nearly 45% of Nigeria’s population relies on Twitter to make money in a country where it’s very difficult to make ends meet. Whether it’s used for business advertising or to seek employment Twitter is an asset to the citizens of Nigeria. The government banned the social media site on June 4th two days after President Muhammadu Buhari saw a post that threatened to punish regional separatists
On Saturday protesters took to the streets to show their frustration. The freezing of the site leaves many worried the economy of Nigeria is going to feel the effects. Government officials say there are more social media sites available to use. The future ripple effect is yet to be seen, we will keep you abreast of any new developments on this situation.
Tweets About Nigeria And The Banning Of Twitter
Source: Reuters & Twitter
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