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Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16 billion

Facebook has agreed to buy WhatsApp instant messaging platform  for $16 billion. The purchase will be split between $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in stock.WhatsApp claims to have over 450 million monthly...

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Instagram Adds Video support

Facebook announced its new “Video on Instagram” service at Facebook’s Menlo Park campus event.Instagram now has 130 million monthly active users. Main features: Fifteen seconds of video length. 13 new filters. select favorite scene...

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Facebook Launches Verified facebook pages and profiles

Facebook has announced that facebook Pages and profiles of popular public figures (celebrities, journalists,government officials, popular brands and businesses) with large audiences can now be verified. verified Facebook pages will now display a small...

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facebook announces Feature eXtraction Language (FXL)

Facebook announced it has developed a programming language called Feature eXtraction Language (FXL) in an effort to help combat spam on the social networking service. FXL described as a narrowly-optimized implementation of a well-chosen...

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Facebook Graph Search

Mark Zuckerberg announced Graph Search, a new way to find people, photos, places and interests that are most relevant to you on Facebook and it starts today with a limited preview, or beta.Graph Search...

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Facebook Messenger for Firefox

Mozilla announced the launch of Facebook Messenger for Firefox,which is built on a new Social API for the Web. Main features: social sidebar with your Facebook chat and updates like new comments and photo...

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One Billion active Facebook users

According to Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, facebook has now 1 billion active users. Some other statistics since the site launched in 2004: 140.3 billion friend connections 219 billion photos uploaded 1.13 brillion...

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955 million Facebook users

Facebook has announced that now it has 955 million users worldwide who sign on at least once a month. Facebook also says that 552 million of its users worldwide sign onto the service on...