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Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Facebook reveals financial details of WhatsApp acquisition

Facebook reveals financial details of WhatsApp acquisition

Facebook has revealed the financial details about its US$22 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, with a significant amount spent on "goodwill".

Monday, 30 Jun 2014

Facebook Conducted Psychological Experiments on 600,000 Users in January 2012

Facebook Conducted Psychological Experiments on 600,000 Users in January 2012

The Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences published a report earlier this month that Facebook conducted psychological experiments on 600,000 users without their knowledge in January 2012.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

While the mobile app and desktop website version of Google+ has been constantly undergoing a series of improvements and updates, the mobile browser version is usually a step behind when it comes to such updates. Not intending to leave these users out in the cold, Google has updated the mobile version of Google+ as well.

Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012

Zynga's Chief Creative Officer Leaves to Start Own Game Company

Zynga's Chief Creative Officer Leaves to Start Own Game Company

Zynga's Chief Creative Officer Mike Verdu has just announced that he is leaving the company to start his own gaming venture, which will focus on mobile games.

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012

The iPad Gets Official Google+ App

The iPad Gets Official Google+ App

The iPhone app for Google+ received an update back in May, and the folks over at Mountain View have been busy working on a Google+ app that's specifically tailored for the iPad.

Thursday, 28 Jun 2012

Google+ Turns 1 Year Old & Gets Revamped with New Features

Google+ Turns 1 Year Old & Gets Revamped with New Features

Google+ turns 1 year old and it has been revamped with a new "Events" feature, Google Calendar integration and will also appear on Android tablets and the iPad soon.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2012

Google+ Gets a Major Facelift

Google+ Gets a Major Facelift

If it's been awhile since you have checked out your Google+ page, now might be a good time as Google has given its social network a major facelift.

Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011

Did the Muppets Boost Google+ Growth?

Did the Muppets Boost Google+ Growth?

Google saw a spike of new users on its Google+ service during December 2011, coinciding with a promotional video that involves the Muppets rocking out via Hangouts on Google+. Coincidence, or is this advertising done right?

Friday, 12 Aug 2011

Games Hit Google+

Games Hit Google+

Google+ unveils another addition to the services it offers: games!

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Beware Of

Beware Of "Enable Dislike Button" Scam On Facebook

An "Enable Dislike" button scam is making its rounds on Facebook. Take heed.

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