In what is becoming a regular feature for deep-pocket tech companies, Facebook and Microsoft have recently announced a collaborative effort with Telxius (Telefonica’s new infrastructure division) to deploy, operate and manage a subsea cable from North America to Southern...
This June, Apple opened up its Siri Software Development Kit (SDK) to third-party applications, meaning Apple's famous virtual assistant can now be integrated with other applications that aren't Apple's. A recently leaked translation request from WhatsApp reveals that plans...
WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging service, will soon be bringing out features for businesses that will start generating revenue for Facebook. The company is looking at commercializing the app, which is reported to be used by over a billion people...
Developers who’ve been running mobile app-install ads on Facebook Audience Network, or FAN are now reporting stronger than ever results according to a new study by Nanigans, a Facebook Marketing Partner.Originally designed to focus on providing mobile app inventory,...
Instagram is one of the fastest growing social photo/video sharing platforms on earth. Facebook-owned Instagram, which was launched in October 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, saw its monthly active user base race past 500 million users in the...
Facebook recently announced that it had hit the significant milestone of 2 billion users on its main platform. Putting together its various userbases, including WhatsApp and Instagram, the social media giant now has almost 4 billion people signing into...
Facebook earlier today announced that it will start ranking fast-loading webpages and sites higher on its News Feed. The company cited a 40 percent abandonment rate at the 3-second mark after clicking a link as the main reason for the...
CEO of Facebook's virtual reality company Oculus, Brendan Iribe, wrote in a recent blog post that he would be stepping down from his position at the helm of Oculus and heading a new division focused on PC-based virtual reality within...
If you've never heard of the Facebook cloning scam, please read on. This tricky trick is so simple yet so effective that even law enforcement officials are warning people to be careful. What is the Facebook Cloning Scam? It starts off...
Are you tired of looking at irrelevant ads from Facebook? So am I!Facebook and Google may have just lost their war on ad blockers with these creating ad blocking software solutions.Arvind Narayanan, a computer scientist, said in a statement that...
In a critical report released this week from Tampa, Florida, Professor Kelli Burns at the University of South Florida claims that Facebook is not only allowing people to interact more than ever before, but the program is also “tracking...
One of the best gifts the Internet has given us is the ability and the freedom to connect to anyone in the world from anywhere in the world and find out anything about anything. But along with that freedom comes...
The World Wide Web celebrated its 28th birthday yesterday, but instead of cheering its approach towards its third decade in existence, its inventor - Tim Berners-Lee - took time to warn the world of "three new trends" that plague...
Facebook will soon let people subscribe to publications through its Instant Articles, a mobile publishing format that enables new publishers to distribute their content to Facebook’s app, which is much faster in loading and displaying than the standard mobile...
Facebook’s monstrous sales growth can easily become a case study of our times. And it'd be titled "How to double your sales every two years for nearly a decade." Such has been their speed that the company could be breathing...