Week 34: Top news stories this week in tech

A look at the top news stories this week, we feature Tubayo’s efforts to boost tourism experiences, a mental health campaign unveiled during the Uganda Social Media Conference, the fate of Only fans’ recent ban policy and more.

Tubayo and Buganda Tourism board team up to boost tourism experiences: Tubayo, an online travel marketplace, continues to prove that there is no limit to what Uganda’s tourism has to offer. In an event held on Saturday, Tubayo and Buganda Tourism Board launched their partnership at Lubiri Mengo as they unveiled Buganda and its heritage as a tourism experience on the Tubayo app.

Are Uganda media (mis)users cyberbullies and what is cyber-bullying?: Most media users have become cyberbullies and quite a number will plead not guilty not because they are actually guilty but rather ignorant of the offence they commit.

Many media users are victims of cyber-bullying or cyberbullies themselves. In this digital age, cyber crimes seem to be inevitable as each day someone is either being tricked to give in their password by a hacker as another is being disparaged on social media.

Hit the pause button from social media: KAS Uganda launches mental health campaign: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uganda (KAS Uganda) launched a campaign dubbed “Hit the pause button from social media” to promote mental health among media users. The campaign was launched during the Uganda Social Media Conference happening at Kampala Sheraton Hotel.

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Dr. Kasenene as he speaks at the Uganda Social Media Conference

Hootsuite is easing digital marketing and management: Social media managing apps are helping many users with busy schedules save a fortune as they manage their social accounts and HOOTSUITE is one of the world’s favourites. Before media managing apps came on board, users who had less or no time to run their social media accounts would hire someone to do it on their behalf and this came with an extra financial burden.

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