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Facebook Buys Pryte to Make Internet More Affordable

June 6th, 2014

Adding more products to its shopping cart, Facebook has acquired Pryte, a Finnish company that specialises in selling small mobile data parcels. The acquisition is part of Facebook’s focus on garnering more users who mainly use mobile devices to access the social networking site. According to a report that appeared in Reuters, Facebook has...

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Facebook Reportedly Developing Video App to Take on Snapchat

May 27th, 2014

After failed attempts to build a Snapchat clone, Facebook is all set to release a new video-chat app, named Slingshot. A recent report in the Financial Times reveals that, Facebook has been working for several months on the app that will have a simple and speedy user interface. Social media experts say that Slingshot...

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Facebook Tops Among Social Media Networks in MENA

May 19th, 2014

Social media is becoming an essential part in the lives of people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA Region). According to a recent report published by ictQATAR, social media usage in the region is growing at a fast pace. The report says that in 2013 majority of Internet users in the Arab countries...

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Now Add to Your Amazon Cart with a Tweet

May 12th, 2014

E-commerce giant, Amazon has joined hands with the micro blogging site Twitter to launch a new feature with which users can easily update their Amazon cart. The new feature allows Amazon users to add items to their shopping cart by replying to any tweet containing an Amazon product link with the hashtag #AmazonCart. And...

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Now Shoot and Send Pictures Instantly From Facebook Messenger

May 2nd, 2014

Facebook is leaving no stone unturned in making the social media platform more user-friendly. Recently they updated their standalone messaging app, Messenger, with a new camera option for taking photos within the app. The new addition allows users to instantly take a photo while chatting and send it to any contact through the Messenger. ...

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Facebook to Expand Global Internet with Drones and Satellites

April 17th, 2014

Soon, people living in the remotest parts of the globe will have access to basic Internet services. All thanks to Facebook, for its plans to expand global internet access with the help of drones and satellites. Written by Anto ThermadamContent writer and blogger with expertise in writing content for web and print. Have previously...

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