News tagged with messaging

Pew maps Twitter conversations, finds six types

People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short ...

Feb 21, 2014
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Does WhatsApp deal show Facebook knows what's up?

If Facebook hopes to remain the social networking leader, CEO Mark Zuckerberg knows the company must follow the people. That realization compelled Zuckerberg to pay $19 billion for WhatsApp, a mobile messaging ...

Feb 20, 2014
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WeChat: China's popular mobile messaging app

As Facebook snaps up smartphone messaging service WhatsApp for a monumental $19 billion in cash and shares, focus has turned to its rivals. Here are some background facts about China's popular mobile messaging applicatio ...

Feb 20, 2014
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WhatsApp deal highlights suite of similar apps

Facebook's announcement it is paying $19 billion in cash and stock to acquire WhatsApp is a milestone event in the short history of mobile messaging apps. Hundreds of millions of people have downloaded suc ...

Feb 20, 2014
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Twitter says images blocked in Venezuela

Twitter said Friday that Venezuela was apparently blocking pictures from being shared in tweets as people took to streets to protest inflation and shortages amid sometimes violent unrest.

Feb 15, 2014
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Twitter stock continues to slide

Twitter's stock price continued a recent decline on Wednesday, closing down 3.5 percent after an analyst lowered the short messaging service's rating on concerns that its stock price is too high.

Jan 08, 2014
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