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WhatsApp Group Size Now 512, file size Now 2GB

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  • WhatsApp group membership has doubled in size
  • Previously you could transfer up to 100M files via WhatsApp, now you can transfer up to a whooping 2GB

As an Admin, you can now add up to 512 users to your WhatsApp group

Meta’s WhatsApp is making life easier for large organizations that use its platform.

The company announced on Thursday that groups are getting twice as big as before, going from 256 people to 512 people. With this strategic move, WhatsApp is becoming a bit more like Telegram, which is still ahead with the ability to add up to 100,000 people into a “supergroup.”

I Can’t add more than 256 people to my WhatsApp group yet – why?

Not to worry, WhatsApp says the feature is being slowly rolled out.

Another new feature includes the ability to share files up to 2GB in size, which is a massive improvement from the previous limit of 100MB.

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WhatsApp says the files are protected by end-to-end encryption, and suggests you use Wi-Fi for sharing particularly large files, though uploads and downloads of such files will show a counter that will tell you how much longer you’ll have to wait.

Is WhatsApp rivalling Telegram – ? Cnn the Meta Business match up to Telegram?

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Tension in Abuja as shop owners, Okada riders clash

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There is tension at the Deidei area of the Federal Capital Territory over the death of a yet-to-be-identified person.

According to a PUNCH correspondent, the commercial motorcyclists and Building materials dealers in the area are engaged in A fight. A resident of the area told newsmen that a commercial motorcyclist knocked down a woman who died on the spot.

He said building materials dealers nabbed the Motorcyclists who later called his colleagues to rescue him.

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The resident reportedly said that policemen had yet to arrive at the scene at the time of filing this report.

Where is Deidei in Abuja ?

Deidei is in Saburi residential district in the FCT

Where is Saburi in Abuja?

Whereas Saburi is around Kubwa.

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Subscription-Revenue Decline: Netflix Sacks 150 Staff

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Netflix has laid off 150 full-time employees in the United States.

This is a result of a fallout of a significant drop in its revenue. According to reports, the recent retrenchment affects employees across departments in the organization. This includes 70 part-time positions in the animation, social media, and publishing divisions.

At least 26 contractors working on the company’s fan-focused Tudum website, which acts as an addition to Netflix’s content were also affected. Last month, the Tudum subdivision was exclusively impacted by a similar fate, with over 25 roles in the marketing section.

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This new decision is coming less than a month after the streaming giant laid off at least ten full-time employees and contractors from its editing and marketing departments. The Netflix management has explained that the choice is unrelated to individual performances. They also said that the laid-off employees will be compensated.

Netflix’s revenue income has been on a decline recently. For the first time in a decade, it disclosed a sharp reduction in subscribers in the first quarter of 2022, with a net loss of 200,000 streaming clients. The business also forecasted a 2 million subscriber drop in the second quarter. On April 20, the company’s worth dropped by $54 billion as a result of this.

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BREAKING: Lagos Gov bans Okada in Apapa, Ikeja, Lagos Island, 3 other LGs

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Total Ban on Okada in Lagos

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has banned the operations of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in six Local Governments.

The governor announced that the ban is “indefinite and total”.

The six local governments listed by the governor are Ikeja, Surulere, Eti-Osa, Lagos Mainland, Lagos Island, and Apapa.

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The Governor gave out the directive at a meeting with the Commissioner of Police, Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) at the State House in Alausa.

The fresh Okada ban followed the February 2020 restriction placed on the activities of commercial motorcycles.

Sanwo-Olu said the Government took the decision in line with the State’s Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018 to immediately address the chaos and menace created by the operations of Okada in the listed areas.

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He told the police to enforce the order without compromise.

He said, “After a critical review of our restriction on Okada activities in the first six Local Government Areas where we restricted them on February 1, 2020, we have seen that the menace has not abated. We are now directing a total ban on Okada activities across the highways and bridges within these six Local Government and their Local Council Development Areas, effective from June 1, 2022.

“This is a phased ban we are embarking on this period, and we expect that within the short while when this ban will be enforced, Okada riders in other places where their activities are yet to be banned can find something else to do. We have given the notice now and we expect all commercial motorcycles plying the routes in the listed councils and areas to vacate the highways before enforcement begins. The enforcement will be total.”

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The ban is coming days after Okada riders killed a young man in the Lekki area of Lagos State over N100 balance.

It was learnt that the victim, who was a sound engineer, was lynched and burnt to death after a misunderstanding ensued over the N100 balance with one of the commercial motorcyclists.

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