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Facebook to shut down three apps

Facebook has announced that it will be shutting down three of their apps after failing to gain traction. Hello, Moves and tbh will all be shutting down in the coming weeks said Facebook. The social network says that all user data from all three...

Facebook’s 21-Year-Old Wunderkind Leaves for Google

By Sarah Frier Former intern to be a product manager working on Assistant Sayman had helped social network understand teens and trends Facebook Inc. hired Michael Sayman for an internship when he was 17 years old, and gave him a full-time engineering job at 18....

Snap bets on hardware as Facebook threat looms

By Heather Somerville | SAN FRANCISCO Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahead of...

Facebook shares tumble as U.S. regulator announces privacy probe

Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc (FB.O) fell more than 5 percent on Monday after the U.S. consumer protection regulator made public its investigation of how the social network allowed data of 50 million users to get into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge...

Zuckerberg sold nearly $500 million Facebook stock in February

Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg sold nearly $500 million in the company’s shares in February to fund his philanthropic investment vehicle, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), regulatory filings showed. The move is not a surprise, being part of Zuckerberg’s plan to expedite...

Nigeria’s Internet fraudsters zero in on corporate email accounts

ABUJA (Reuters) - West Africa’s infamous internet scammers have evolved, dropping their impersonations of online love interests, princes and U.S. soldiers in favour of hijacking corporate emails, costing businesses hundreds of millions of dollars a year. It is a much more lucrative venture that works...

5 Reasons You Should Look Out for FirstBank At Social Media Week 2018.

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of the 2018 Social Media Week (SMW), Lagos, scheduled to take place from February 26 through to March 2, 2018 at the Landmark event centre, Victoria Island, Lagos and WE ARE HERE FOR IT!!! Here...

Scientists develop batteries that last more than decade

SCIENTISTS have developed a re-chargeable battery that could be cheaper and last for more than a decade. The revolutionary re-chargeable batteries could for more than a decadeCurrent “flow batteries” store energy in a liquid and wear out rapidly when used regularly.But researchers in the US...

Zuckerberg sells a chunk of Facebook stock as prices reach a record

Facebook co-founder sold 386,116 shares earlier this week at a weighted average price of $135.97 Facebook Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg sold a chunk of the social network’s shares just as they rallied into record territory, according to regulatory filings. In an S-4 filing...

Facebook rolls out fake-news filtering service to Germany

Fact-checking tools come as Merkel warns about Russian hacking ahead of election Facebook is rolling out measures to fact check and flag fake news for the first time outside the US, bringing the tests to Germany in an attempt to control the proliferation of news...