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News highlights – 12 September

News highlights – 12 September

Written by on September 13, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 12 September AOL CEO Tim Armstrong says Yahoo deal will spark ‘job changes’ SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The mission to merge Yahoo’s assets with AOL and Verizon’s will lead to “some job changes” according to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong.¬†Armstrong told the crowd at TechCrunch Disrupt 2016 in San Francisco that synergies within […]

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Survey reveals Instagram attracting more advertising than Twitter

Survey reveals Instagram attracting more advertising than Twitter

Written by on June 10, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Advertising agencies are for the first time turning to Instagram more frequently than Twitter for social media ad campaigns, a survey released Thursday showed, a further indication of weakness in an ad sales operation that has been one of the few bright spots for Twitter. The survey, from a unit of […]

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Facebook pays $10,000 reward to 10-year-old glitch finder

Facebook pays $10,000 reward to 10-year-old glitch finder

Written by on May 4, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Social media giant Facebook has paid a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram. Jani, whose last name was not released for privacy reasons, is the youngest ever recipient of Facebook’s “bug bounty”, paid to users who find bugs or weaknesses in […]

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Facebook posts strong profits (Instagram helped)

Facebook posts strong profits (Instagram helped)

Written by on November 5, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc posted surprisingly strong profit and revenue growth as the world’s largest social network grew even larger, with a spike in mobile users and advertising that lifted its stock to an all-time high. The company on Wednesday reported audience numbers that suggest it is poised to take on mainstream media […]

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Facebook Instagram purchase looking increasingly smart

Facebook Instagram purchase looking increasingly smart

Written by on September 23, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Instagram now has more than 400 million users, the company announced Tuesday, making it far larger than rival Twitter Inc with 100 million more users. The photo-sharing app has grown rapidly over the past three years, faster than many of its social app competitors, including Twitter and Snapchat. The Facebook unit […]

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Will Instagram succeed with adverts?

Will Instagram succeed with adverts?

Written by on September 9, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Instagram opened its platform to most advertisers across the globe on Wednesday as the photo-sharing app seeks to make more money and compete with popular rivals such as Snapchat. Ads, previously available only in eight countries, will debut in more than 20 others including Italy, Spain and India, Instagram said. More […]

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