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Facebook Developing Mobile Ad Agency

Facebook could be looking to leverage its huge mobile customer base and offer that to marketing companies keen to tap into its reservoir of consumer demographics. more

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Facebook Tries to Clean Up Spammy Content on its News Feed

Facebook has announced some tweaks to how its main news feed operates in an effort it says to reduce the amount of link-bait spam that appears there. more

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Facebook Seeking a Mobile Money License

Facebook is rumoured to be seeking a major boost to its mobile services and could be just weeks from being granted a mobile money license in Ireland. more

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Facebook Warned About Privacy Concerns Following WhatsApp Purchase

Facebook has been warned about protecting customer privacy should its planned aquisition of WhatsApp get regulatory approval. more

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Ovum: A wave of consolidation will occur in social messaging in 2014

The recent acquisitions of WhatsApp by Facebook and Viber by Rakuten signal that social communications, and particularly messaging, are becoming a core part of OTT services, whether their primary focus is social networking, gaming, or even commerce. more

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Instagram Now Has Over 200 Million Active Daily Users

Facebook's photo sharing subsidiary, Instagram has announced that it recently passed the 200 million customer mark, in terms of active daily users of the service. more

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Facebook Pays $2 Billion to Buy Virtual Reality Headset

Another week, and another multi-billion dollar deal by Facebook, which has just announced that it is paying around US$2 billion to buy the virtual reality developer, Oculus VR. more

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Facebook Launches Android Testing Programme for Messenger App

Facebook has launched a new beta-testing programme for Android smartphone users of its Messenger App. more

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Microsoft Considered Bid for WhatsApp Before Facebook Bought it

Microsoft also took a look at buying the OTT messaging vendor, WhatsApp before Facebook paid US$19 billion for the company. more

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Instagram Signs Advertising Deal with Omnicom

Facebook's photo sharing service, Instagram is reported to have signed a global advertising agreement with Omnicom that is said to be worth anything from US$40 to US$100 million. more

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