Founder and CEO of popular social media platform, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is currently in Nigeria. The world’s seventh wealthiest man discreetly came into Nigeria today, Tuesday, August 30 to see how Facebook works in Nigeria and to understand how to improve on the social media platform for Nigerians. He is also checking out how it can improve on technologies in Africa. His first port of call was the CC Hub in Yaba area of Lagos state.




Zuckerberg is in Nigeria for the “Facebook for Developers Workshop” for Nigerian engineers, product managers and partners in Lagos. The programme is slated for Wednesday, August 31.



Before coming to Nigeria, Zuckerberg met with Pope Francis his wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican, where the holy city’s spokesman, Greg Burke said one topic of discussion at the Monday, August 29 meeting was “how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and make a message of hope arrive, especially to those most in need.”


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