Fb:, Huge Cabal Media and Comedian Republic have introduced the launch of #NoFalseNewsZone, a marketing campaign geared toward minimizing the unfold of false information in Nigeria
Fb, in a press release Wednesday, stated #NoFalseNewsZone is an academic marketing campaign centered on serving to individuals determine false information and educating them on actions to be taken to assist decrease its unfold in Nigeria.
Oluwasola Obagbemi, Fb’s Company Communications Supervisor for Anglophone West Africa, stated: “We’re dedicated to the well-being of people and communities utilizing our platforms and we take duty for minimizing the unfold of false information. .
Obagbemi stated Fb was joyful to work with Huge Cabal Media and Comedian Republic to launch #NoFalseNewsZone in Nigeria.
“As a part of the marketing campaign, Huge Cabal Media and Comedian Republic have additionally joined the dialog to boost consciousness amongst Nigerians on tips on how to determine and report false on-line information past a conceptual degree,” the supervisor stated.
Tomiwa Aladekomo, Chief Government Officer, Huge Cabal Media stated: The world is more and more counting on the supply of data from digital media and social media platforms.
Aladekomo stated the implications of the false information have been blatant and particularly painful for individuals who have been victims.
“Huge Cabal Media is captivated with connecting individuals to correct information sources and is worked up to work with Fb on its #NoFalseNewsZone marketing campaign,” the chief director stated.
As well as, Comedian Republic Chief Government Officer Jide Martin additionally stated that as extra individuals eat information and knowledge on social media, service suppliers ought to turn into extra socially accountable to fight misinformation on their platforms extra successfully. attainable.
“I’m joyful to work with Fb, an organization that has taken the daring step to make use of the longest and most related artwork type to inform the story of disinformation to drive the specified change in perspective.
“The Smoke Republic has since used comics to make clear points equivalent to social injustice, on-line safety and home violence.
“We’re joyful to collaborate on the artwork for an excellent trigger and we are able to’t wait to point out you what we work on,” he stated.
In response to the assertion, Fb has additionally launched the 2021 version of its “safe on-line discussion board” in Nigeria, bringing collectively lecturers, dad and mom and different key gamers in schooling to debate methods to advertise and guarantee on-line security and digital literacy. for younger individuals.
NAN studies that Huge Cabal Media (BCM) is a Nigerian digital media firm that engages younger Africans with conversations round tradition, innovation, leisure and entrepreneurship.
Comedian Republic is a Nigerian on-line multimedia firm that focuses totally on the digital distribution of indigenous comedian books.