Kenya's Trending Topics on July 10, 2018

  • Kenyans were on Tuesday curious about a new feature introduced for the Gmail electronic mail service causing the topic to trend at the top with over 50,000 searches on the platform.

    The new feature will enable the user to instantly unsubscribe from receiving emails, especially from marketing services.

    The option was introduced in April along with the Smart Reply feature which offers suggestions for replies to emails so that the user doesn't have to type out one.

    Here is a screenshot example of the new automatic unsubscribe button.

    "Truecaller" also trended at the top with over 2,000 searches as Kenyans sought to find out how to easily delist from the identification app.

     According to the most read article, a user can easily delete personal data from the application in five simple steps.

    Once logged in to Truecaller, the user should tap on the 'People' icon and proceed to click on 'Settings'. Next, one can select 'About' and choose the 'Deactivate' option.

    Polio

    The topic trended on Twitter on Tuesday as the Ministry of Health (MOH) partnered with UNICEF, WHO and the Kenya Red Cross to conduct a fresh campaign to annihilate the disease from the world.

    The government identified 12 counties that are at high risk of the disease as Nairobi, Kajiado, Kiambu, Kitui, Machakos, Meru, Isiolo, Tana River, Lamu, Garissa, Wajir and Mandera.

    Here are some posts that were shared.

    CS Amina

    Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed on Tuesday trended on Twitter as she issued the official position of the government on the wave of unrest that has hit Kenyan high schools over the past few weeks.