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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 such apps to their ...

dateFeb 20, 2014 in Software
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Facebook testing video advertisements (Update 2)

Investors are giving a thumbs-up to the idea of Facebook making hundreds of millions in new revenue from video advertisements, but some users argue that the social network is already too cluttered and has become more about ...

dateDec 17, 2013 in Internet
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Twitter adds photo sharing to direct messages

Updated mobile software rolled out Tuesday by Twitter lets smartphone users send pictures in direct, personal messages seen only by recipients instead of being shared publicly on the social network.

dateDec 10, 2013 in Internet
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