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5 Social Networking Sites Before Facebook

Before the introduction of Facebook, several other social media networks attracted consumers’ attention for quite some time. However, due to some weaknesses on the part of these companies such as their strategic planning and...
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Facebook Helps Charities Raise $1billion on Its Platforms

It has been a while since we heard any news not related to Facebook's privacy concerns and how it serves ads. Today Facebook announced that it has helped charities raise $1bn via fundraising tools. "People...
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ADA Meets Leo: 2 Nigerian Banks Introduces Social Media Chatbots

The social media chatbots have been making waves in the business world, and Nigerians are not left behind. Two of the many banks in Nigeria have joined the social media trend; United Bank of...
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Instagram Releases New e-Commerce Features

While Instagram has not released the rumoured standalone shopping app, it is clearly stamping its foot in e-commerce. In a blog post titled New Ways to Shop on Instagram, the Facebook-owned social media announced that...
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Facebook Messenger Testing Features That Allows Users Watch Videos Together

Facebook is rumoured to be working on "Watch Videos Together" feature with its Messenger app. This is a step designed to make more users spend more time on the app while sharing experiences. The...
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Instagram Brings “Share With Close Friends” Feature

Instagram has announced an updated feature that gives users the ability to create and stories with a secluded group called Close Friends. The Facebook owned company announced the update today via a blogpost, "Starting today,...
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Alphabet Shuts Down Google+ Over Security Breach

Alphabet's owned Google is shutting down its social platform Google+ after it discovered a bug "in the API for Google+ had been allowing third-party app developers to access the data not just of users...
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Hacker to Live-Stream Attack on Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page

An indie Taiwanese hacker has proclaimed he’ll broadcast an attempt to wipe out Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page this Sunday -- live. Self-professed bug bounty-hunter Chang Chi-yuan, who ferrets out software flaws in return for cash,...
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Facebook Accused of Gender Discrimination

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Communication Workers of America in a complaint filed to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, has accused social media giants Facebook of fostering gender discrimination by allowing...
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Instagram Delving Into Ecommerce?

According to theverge, Instagram is building a standalone app called IG shopping as it aims to extend its influence in the e-commerce market. The Facebook owned social platform is aiming to release the app to...

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