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You Will Now Be Able To Send Your Location On Messenger Separately

Facebook will start rolling out a way of  sending a map on Messenger of your location as a separate message. With this update, you'll...
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How Facebook’s Facebook Lite Relates To Internet.Org

In January of this year, Facebook quietly begun testing a stripped version of its Facebook for Android application called the Facebook Lite. The application...
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Native Instagram, Facebook and Messenger apps may be headed to Tizen

Tizen, Samsung's platform for all things mobile, is likely to be getting some love from the biggest player in the app market, social...
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Social media users own an average 5.54 accounts each

 According to a research done by  Global Web Index in 2014, it was found that on average, internet users have 5.54 social media accounts and...

Facebook now allows users to post GIFs

Yes, it's happening! . Facebook will finally be letting its users to post GIFs. Till today, it was not possible for Facebook users to...
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Facebook’s Internet.Org Launching in Pakistan

Despite widespread criticism in neighbouring India about contravening the virtues of net neutrality, Facebook is soldiering on with its rollout of Internet.org in more...
Whatsapp

Facebook may allow businesses to contact Whatsapp users

Facebook bought Whatsapp for about $19 billion. The messaging application, popular all around the world has so far not focused so much on monetization...
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Facebook considering bringing games to Messenger

At the F8 Facebook Developer Conference back in March, Facebook opened up its Messenger application to developers effectively making it a platform. Since then...

Facebook’s Internet.org launched in Malawi, now reaches over 1 billion people

Internet.org is now available in Malawi thanks to the organization's partnership with mobile network operators Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) and Airtel Malawi. Malawi becomes the...

Nokia’s HERE Powering Facebook’s Mobile Web Maps; Instagram, Messenger Next

Facebook has reportedly entered into a deal with Nokia to use its mapping and location service Here on its social applications. Though not yet...
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Judge, Felon Feel The Heat of Facebook Gaffes

A wanted felon is languishing in police cells after liking a Facebook post of his mugshot on the Great Falls/Cascade County Crimestoppers Facebook...

Video Calling coming to Facebook Messenger

Facebook has in the last few months taken many steps to establish its messaging application, Messenger, as not just an application but a whole...
hello app

Facebook’s Hello Set To Rival Truecaller

Facebook wants to take over your dialer  through its newly launched app called Hello. Hello is exclusive on Android and is set to provide...
WhatsApp Messenger

Here Are Possible Avenues Facebook Could Use To Monetize WhatsApp

Last year Facebook acquired WhatsApp for a staggering $19 Billion. Facebook is an ad-centric business which generates billions of dollars in revenues. The two...

Whatsapp’s Phenomenal Growth Continues As It Hits 800 Million Monthly Active Users Mark

Back in January, Whatsapp co-founder Jan Koum took to Facebook to tell the world that the hit messaging application had reached the 700 million...

Airtel Teases Safaricom’s Mpesa Downtime with New Ad

Airtel took no chances and swiped a jab at Safaricom's Mpesa down time taking place over the weekend. In a new, cunning and provocative...
Whatsapp Voice

You Can Finally Make Free Calls Via Whatsapp

Last Year Facebook bought Whatsapp for 19 billion dollars. The announcement was followed with news that Whatsapp will be venturing into Voice calls, to...
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Here’s How Facebook Intends To Make Money In And Outside Of Facebook

Last week in our weekly brief we told you of plans by Facebook to venture into the payments business. Facebook plans to venture into...
Facebook blogs

Facebook Wants News Published Directly On Its Site

  Facebook has been working towards making the experience of consuming content online more seamless. To this effect Facebook has been working with several media...

Facebook drops ‘feeling fat’ emoticon after backlash

Facebook has confirmed that it has removed the "feeling fat" emoticon after it received numerous complaints from concerned parties and a section of its...
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Want to Work at Facebook? Act Like a Boss

In the recently released Forbes List of the richest people under 40, 5 people, did or do work for Facebook.  They include Facebook CEO...

Whatsapp now has 700 million monthly users

Whatsapp now boasts of 700 million users monthly. At least that is the figure co-founder Jan Koum shared on his Facebook page yesterday. Whatsapp was...
Airtel Free Facebook

Developing: Facebook And Safaricom Clash Over Free Facebook With Airtel

Facebook and Airtel partnered sometime back to get more users access the internet for free on mobile. The plan is to get some sites...

KEeping It Local: Windows Phone Apps for Kenya| The Weekend Collection

As mobile landscape in Kenya transitions from “dumb” feature phones to smartphones, the importance of apps with local content grows every day. Apps enable...

Instagram unveils Bolt, a new photo messaging Snapchat-like app

It appeared by mistake a week ago as an in-app ad to some Instagram users and we've been crossing our fingers ever since to...

Facebook’s Snapchat competitor Slingshot finally available to everyone

Slingshot has been around for a while (yes a week is a long time in tech) but only available to users in the United...

Here’s how to follow the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Social Media

The World Cup is upon us! Yes, when we simply say World Cup you know which one we mean. Not the Athletics World Cup...
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Yahoo Pulls The Plug on Flickr’s Facebook and Google Sign-ins

Yahoo must have got it's feet now and gonads enough to drop support for it's services by Google and Facebook. This is via allowing...

Facebook Introduces “Nearby Friends” Feature That Lets You Track Friends’ Precise Location

Facebook has introduced a new optional feature named “Nearby Friends” for its Android and iPhone mobile users. Launching the feature 4 days ago, Facebook...

FTC Cautions Facebook, WhatsApp on User Privacy

WhatsApp's main pull to IM users has been the promise of privacy. Ahead of the close of its deal with Facebook, both companies have...

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