Facebook during the Social Media Week that took place in Lagos has showed its commitment to its content partners and developers in Nigeria with several programs including masterclasses, full calendar of workshops and events. The Social media company also during the week enlightened its Nigerian content companies and developers on the best practices in the industry.
The Product Partnership Manager in Nigeria, Emeka Afigbo speaking during the one week-long conference said that up to 16 million Nigerians visit the social media on monthly basis. He expressed the commitment of the company towards its partners in Nigeria saying that Facebook always looked for means of strengthening its partnership in Nigeria.
According to him, the Social Media Week provided a perfect opportunity for the company not only to get feedback from its Nigerian developers and content community but also to share expertise.
He praised their partner community in Nigeria saying that their innovative thinking inspired them. The company according to Mr Emeka is looking forward to working with them in order to offer robust, customized services and solutions to consumers as well as businesses in West African Region. Emeka said that more Nigerians were using mobile-first solutions to connect.
During the conference, the social media giant kept Nigerian market up to date with the Free Basic which is a program that makes it possible for internet users to utilize basic internet services without paying a dime or having their data deducted.