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Facebook’s Stock surge – CEO Mark Zuckerberg Now Ninth Wealthiest in the World

Facebook’s stock hit another all-time high Tuesday — just shy of $100. The social media giant’s shares are up 25% this year … and more than 160% from their 2012 initial public offering price. Facebook is now worth an astonishing $275 billion. So there are a lot of happy Facebook investors out there. But of … Continue reading

New: Facebook is Turning its Fan Pages into Online Malls

Facebook is testing a way to become a virtual shopping mall. To do this, the social network will help businesses transform their Facebook pages into e-commerce sites. A retailer, for example, could list and sell products directly through its Facebook page. People who visit the page would be able to browse, shop and pay without … Continue reading

Facebook Launches New Streamlined Look For Pages

A Streamlined Look for Pages This week, we’ll begin rolling out a streamlined look for Pages on desktop that will make it easier for people to find the information they want and help Page admins find the tools they use most. Here are the key features of the update: Updated Page timeline design The right-side … Continue reading

Facebook Launches 15 Seconds Video Ads

Facebook just announced that it’s starting to run the video ads that it started testing last fall. In a company blog post, Facebook says it’s working with “a select group of advertisers,” and that users can expect to start seeing the ads “over the next few months.” The 15-second videos will start auto-playing without sound … Continue reading

Facebook + WhatsApp; Spying At Its Best?

By Bernard Marr Facebook, the popular social network with over 1.2 billion users world wide, just got a lot bigger by buying WhatsApp, the text messaging app with almost half a billion users across the globe. According to Mark Zuckerberg, Chairman & CEO of Facebook, the reason why Facebook paid $19 billion for WhatsApp is that … Continue reading

Sony Unveils Android And Social Media SmartWatch

The physical design of the SmartWatch 2 closely resembles that of its predecessor, sporting the familiar aluminum body known for being dust and water resistant. This means that users should remain calm in the event of a rainstorm; although it won’t withstand going for a swim. When paired with a smartphone the watch offers the … Continue reading

Rumour: Facebook Phone To Debut Next Year

Facebook is poised to release its own smartphone next year, recent reports from New York Times states. Citing anonymous sources, some of them Facebook employees, the newspaper claims the social networking giant has hired more than half a dozen former Apple engineers who worked on the iPhone and one who worked on the iPad to … Continue reading

Facebook Launches Camera App For iPhone

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s rocky initial public offering hasn’t stopped life at the world’s biggest online social network. On Thursday, the company unveiled a camera app for the iPhone. The app can be downloaded from Apple’s App Store and works like most other camera applications for smart phones. To take a photo, you tap … Continue reading

Facebook IPO: A Gold-Mine?

Facebook Inc. (FB)’s $11.8 billion initial public offering (IPO), will cement the status of 27-year-old Mark Zuckerberg as one of the world’s richest men and put his social network among the highest-valued companies in the U.S. Facebook is offering about 337.4 million shares for $28 to $35 each, according to a regulatory filing yesterday. At … Continue reading

Facebook’s Organ Donor Feature

Facebook has launched its latest feature: the ability to share with your network whether you are an organ donor, in the hope it will save more lives on a daily basis. Facebook has launched a new “life-saving” tool, allowing its 900 million users to share their organ donation status on their timelines. The world’s largest … Continue reading

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