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Social Networking App TRiBL Partners With Visa To Release Virtual Debit Cards For Pan-African Commerce

TRiBL is a social networking platform on a mission to unite the diaspora. Beginning at the end of this month, TRiBL will rebrand its mobile application to include Pan-African commerce providing greater opportunities to circulate wealth within the Black community. With partnerships from Visa and cryptocurrency firms Circle Internet Financial & Paxos Brokerage, the company will soft launch digital wallets for users to access within the application to monetize approved group chats. Cryptocurrencies will provide Black creators and influencers an opportunity to gain income from fiat rates and greater visibility for fundraising opportunities.

Samantha Dorisca

Aug 26, 2021

Social Justice Activist Aims to Combat ‘Driving While Black’ Issue With Mobile App

Studies show that driving while Black can lead to racial profiling and even death. In fact, according to research conducted by Nature Human Behaviour , Black drivers are 20 percent more likely to experience a run-in with law enforcement once they get behind the wheel. To combat unlawful traffic stops and other emergencies, activist Mbye Njie founded Legal Equalizer , a mobile app that allows users to record encounters with police officers, immigration officers, or active shooters. Once a user downloads the app, they can connect Legal Equalizer to a Zoom account, which automatically begins to capture the interaction once prompted. I first got the idea for @legaleqapp 6 years ago right around this time. We had just witnessed the death of Eric Garner and than we read about the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson shortly after. We immediately saw protests similar to the protests that we see today. — National Champion Mbye Njie #GoDawgs (@mnjie) August 24, 2020 In...

Niki McGloster

Oct 15, 2020

'Amazon Music For Artists' Mobile App is Now Live

Spotify, YouTube, SoundCloud, and Apple Music have launched programs to better serve the artists who release music on their platforms. Now, Amazon Music is doing the same by giving artists easy access to their metrics. On Friday (Mar. 13), the music streaming platform launched “Amazon Music For Artists,” a mobile app that allows artists and their teams to understand their business, reports Variety . Artists can instantly know how Amazon’s 55 million customers engage with their music. The newly-launched app shows streaming performance data into an artist’s audience. Additionally, artists can also tap into the companion website that shows best practices and other resources to help artists navigate success. The new program is full of features that extend to Amazon products as well. Artists can review a report called the “Daily Voice Index.” It shows how their music is voice requested on Alexa and on curated playlists and stations by artist, album, song or lyric. The data updates every...

Niki McGloster

Mar 14, 2020

Every Mobile App Black Women Entrepreneurs Need No Matter What

Black female entrepreneurs need to be ready at a moment’s notice. Between juggling a packed calendar, and being on the go constantly, time management and productivity are of the utmost importance on the path to success. Thus, the right mobile apps are essential to achieving everyday goals. Whether you need to send an email to a client, design an Instagram Story in the back of an Uber or find the perfect Black-owned lunch café for a business meeting, apps will give you 24/7 access to the technology that will help run your business (and your world) smoothly. Here are nine apps you’ll need every day — no matter where you are. Vimeo Create From Instagram to LinkedIn, social media is filled with aesthetically pleasing visuals to promote a product, send a motivational message, and everything in between. With Vimeo Create , you can design high-impact videos with the app’s easy-to-use, custom templates. Make the perfect shots even better and try it for free. Canva Similar to Vimeo Create,...

Niki McGloster

Mar 9, 2020