In fulfillment of promised made last week when he visited Nigeria, the world most populous black nation, the social media giant, facebook founder, Mr. Mark Zuckerberge has added Yoruba and Igbo languages to Facebook language options, News Punch has confirmed
Before, now, Hausa language was already a facebook language
During his visit to Nigeria, Zuckerger said social media application currently allowed the use of Hausa language on Facebook.
He said: “I am glad we support Hausa and we are planning on supporting a lot more languages soon.”
Zuckerberg also expressed his willingness to work with local content providers in bringing Nigerian communities to the internet.
He said having local contents on the Facebook platform would ensure that more people were connected.
According to him, in the next 10 to 15 years, Facebook hopes to get everyone in the world connected online.
Check by News Punch this morning discovered Yoruba Language has also been added.
Yoruba language option on facebook has partially become functional, but Igbo yet to be. probably both are still on developmental stages.
But so far, so good, its a good omen for our local languages.
To Change your facebook language, visit language option on your facebook account and pick either Hausa, Yoruba or Igbo'