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Facebook acquires teens app tbh for an undisclosed fee
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Facebook acquires teens app tbh for an undisclosed fee

Facebook confirmed that it has acquired tbh (To be honest), a teen-focused messaging app that lets users create anonymous polls, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition was confirmed by tbh in a blog post stating that it hopes to purse its mission further. Today we’re announcing that we’re joining Facebook […]

Facebook backs TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017
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Facebook backs TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Facebook has thrown its weights behind the one-week-long celebration of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017. In the first event of its kind on the continent, TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017, will search for the best innovators, makers and technical entrepreneurs in Sub Saharan Africa. The event will see entrepreneurs and […]

Facebook hits 2 billion monthly users
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Facebook hits 2 billion monthly users

Facebook Inc, the world’s largest social network said it has reached 2 billion monthly users which is about one-quarter of the world’s population. The data also means that in the last one year, about 600,000 new accounts are opened on Facebook every day. To put into context, the feat must […]

Media survey says Facebook is number one news source
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Media survey says Facebook is number one news source

A recent media survey has adjudged Facebook as a leading news source edging out legacy traditional media sources and significantly outpacing other social networks/digital platforms like Google and Twitter. The Ogilvy Media Influence’s annual global survey of over 250 reporters and editors said the social media platform leads the trail. […]

Facebook activates fundraiser feature for US users
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Facebook activates fundraiser feature for US users

Starting with the United States of America, Facebook has created a fundraiser feature to allow people to raise money for personal causes on the social network. According to a statement issued by Facebook, anyone above 18 years can create a fundraiser to quickly raise money on Facebook and easily reach […]