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Twitter selects Ghana as test market for new long-form “Notes” feature

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In a recent announcement, Twitter revealed that a small group of writers from Ghana are joining others from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to test the latest feature from the social media platform, “Notes”. Notes is a new way to write and publish long-form content on the social media platform, and will give your favourite writers on Twitter the chance to go beyond 280 characters for the first time, using a rich-text editor to capture articles, thought pieces, and other kinds of content.

The selected writers now have access to Notes as part of this initial testing phase, using a new “Write” tab, where they can write and access all of their Notes. Their followers and people on Twitter will be able to access their long-form content by clicking on the new “Notes” tab on the writers’ profiles, which makes their published work accessible to people on and off Twitter.

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With the new feature, users will be able to create articles using rich formatting and uploaded media, and will have the option to embed photos, videos, GIFs and Tweets into their Notes. Like traditional Tweets, Notes will have their own link and can be Tweeted, Retweeted, sent in DM’s, liked and bookmarked.IMG 20220623 WA0032

The new feature will be especially useful for users who publish longform content from time to time, without wanting to deal with the  high maintenance work of setting up and maintaining their own blog or website. It will also make it easier to follow threads by allowing users to put full blocks of text into a Note, and users will no longer have to post screenshots of longer texts and write ups. Some Ghanaian writers who have had their first Notes published as part of the testing phase include, writer Akotowaa Ofori, published here, food blogger Naa Oyoo Quartey, published here; and poet and writer Poetra Asantewa, who’s published Note can be seen here.IMG 20220623 WA0034

Ghana’s inclusion in the testing phase of Twitter Notes marks an expansion of the social media company’s latest products and features to users in Ghana. It comes hot on the heels of the recent roll out of the new Twitter Circle feature to some Ghanaian users on iOS, Android, and Twitter.com, and follows Twitter setting up its Africa operations in Ghana last year.

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Hollard and Melcom Celebrate Five Thousand Policies in Two Years of Partnership

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Hollard and Melcom Celebrate Five Thousand Policies in two years of partnership. Since partnering to make insurance more accessible to Ghanaians through a Shop and Insure initiative, insurance group Hollard Ghana, with subsidiaries Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life, is marking two years of partnership with retail giant, Melcom. (more…)

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Fascinated by the new HUAWEI nova Y70? We answer all your questions here!

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Huawei’s latest HUAWEI nova Y70 has done something amazing that not many other entry-level phones on the market can brag about. It has put together so many solid features on a single device but at an attractive price. The phone comes with an incredible 6000mAh battery, an expansive 6.75-inch display, a great trio of cameras, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about this new smartphone.

How long can we expect the battery to last on a single charge?

As you already know, the HUAWEI nova Y70 comes with a huge 6000mAh battery. That’s huge even for a 2022 smartphone. The benefit of having such a big battery is that it can last for 3 days on a single full charge. What’s even more amazing is that it supports 22.5W HUAWEI SuperCharge to help you fill-up the large battery in no time. You will be hard-pressed to find such an amazing combination at this price point.

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Is the display good for gaming and watching movies?

The HUAWEI nova Y70 features a large 6.75-inch HUAWEI FullView Display that’s great for watching videos. The high screen to body ratio of 90.26% also helps you focus on the content leaving little around the screen to distract you. The phone also adopts a classic flat screen with a single punch hole in the middle to present a simple yet stylish design.

For gamers, the smartphone’s screen also supports an industry-leading 10-point Multi-touch technology to provide a fast response time even when using multi-finger gestures. To reduce the burden on the eyes, HUAWEI nova Y70 also features smart dimming, a luminous screen, an e-book mode, as well as a video quality enhancement feature to further improve the visual experience.

How good are the cameras on the HUAWEI nova Y70?

If you are looking for a smartphone with great cameras to explore your creativity, then the HUAWEI nova Y70’s AI Triple Camera is all you need. It features a 48MP High-res Main Camera, a 120° 5MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera and a 2MP Depth Camera. Thanks to the f/1.8 aperture of the 48MP High-res Main Camera, it allows for more light when shooting resulting in clean-looking photos. Coupled with the optimised Huawei algorithms, HUAWEI nova Y70 greatly enhances the quality of captured images, ensuring every shot is of optimal quality, even when taking pictures against the light.

The 5MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera helps you easily fit more content in one frame. The 2MP Depth Camera works with the innovative bokeh algorithm to blur the background, allowing your subject to stand out. The 8MP front camera also supports the bokeh effect to blur the background when taking selfies. Huawei’s AI Beauty algorithm can capture selfies in crisp detail with a natural beautifying effect and intelligently improve issues like image sharpness and digital noise to preserve details in your selfies.

What does the 128GB of storage space mean in real-life usage?

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The trusted, innovative, user-friendly and secure AppGallery is available on the HUAWEI nova Y70, where users can easily navigate, explore, find and download a wide range of high-quality apps.

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