Facebook is launching a mobile app that gives users in Zambia free access to a handful of online services on mobile phones, broadening an effort to boost Internet usage in underdeveloped countries.
The Internet.org app will offer,
Facebook said service to the world's largest online social network was fully restored on Friday, following a widespread outage that affected users in multiple countries.
"Earlier this morning, some people had trouble acce
The surge in Twitter's stock has revived debate about whether it warrants a valuation five times that of Facebook, its biggest rival in social media.
Twitter reported on Tuesday that its active users jumped 24 percent to 271 m
Twitter's monthly active users rose a better-than-expected 24 percent in the second quarter as the online messaging service mostly succeeded in stemming a dwindling pace of growth, sending its shares soaring after hours.
Shares of Facebook hit a record high on Thursday after a surge in mobile advertising revenue helped the world's No. 1 social network trounce analysts' expectations for quarterly profit and revenue.
The company's shares
After getting a drubbing on social media for making statements deemed "insensitive" after the downing of flight MH17, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has issued a public apology and expressed solidarity with families affected by the air trage
Facebook's website crashed briefly on Thursday, temporarily preventing computer and mobile phone users from reaching the site around the globe.
During the outage, Facebook users ranging from Australia to South Korea to India a
Facebook is expanding the internal user profiles that underpin its targeted advertising system, for the first time including personal information based on activities that did not occur within the boundaries of its social network.
A conservative Iranian court opened a case against instant messaging services WhatsApp and Instagram while also summoning Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over complaints of privacy violation, state news agency Isna reported on Tuesday.
Facebook is expanding its new video advertising service, allowing marketers to show the television-like spots to users of the social network in Britain, Brazil and five other countries, the company told Reuters.
The move marks a s