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Xiaomi’s Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

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Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook Inc. as its head of virtual reality. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post that virtual and augmented reality will be the next major computing platform. “Hugo ...

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Facebook Messenger introduces group video chat on iOS, Android & web platforms

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has rolled out group video chat on Messenger for Android, iOS and web platforms the world over, starting Tuesday. Facebook Messenger users will be able to see up to six people at a time but up to 50 people can join in the conversation via voice or camera, the com...

21 December, 2016 | More »

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Businesses have to be faster in adopting mobile strategies: Facebook’s Umang Bedi

The world’s largest social networking site Facebook, which has over 166 million active monthly users in India alone, has over 95% of its users logging in via mobile phones. At an event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Facebook hosted “Mobile Moves Business”- an industry event designed to bring toget...

30 November, 2016 | More »

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Facebook to buyback $6 billion of stock

Menlo Park, California-based social networking giant Facebook Inc. is all set for a stock buyback of $6 billion from its shareholders, according to a filing on Friday with the US regulator Securities and Exchange Commission. As per the company’s latest financial results, it has a cash reserve of $...

19 November, 2016 | More »

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Facebook launches Messenger Chat Rooms in select markets

Social media giant Facebook Inc. is all set to launch a new feature which will let users chat with anyone on specific topics. The new feature called Facebook Rooms, a part of the Facebook Messenger, will be rolled out only in selected markets. The launch is meant to serve as a test to see if [&helli...

14 November, 2016 | More »

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Fake news on Facebook didn’t sway US election: Zuckerberg

Menlo Park, California-based social media behemoth Facebook Inc’s co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has rejected allegations against his company in the recently concluded US election where Republican Party’s Donald Trump was elected as the country’s 45th president. It was alleged ...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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Instagram emulates Facebook Live, to launch video feature Go Insta

Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram is all set to launch ‘Go Insta’, a live video service similar to that of Facebook Live. ‘Live is really exciting for us. It can enhance what we are doing. If I am trying to strengthen relationships with someone I love, then streaming video would b...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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Facebook has quarter of world’s population as monthly users

The world’s largest social network just got bigger. In a highly-successful third quarter of the year, the US-based Facebook Inc. said it has 1.79 billion users across the globe monthly. The monthly user count of Mark Zuckerberg-led Facebook is higher than the population of India and the US put tog...

3 November, 2016 | More »

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Facebook rolls out new features to let you order food, book movie tickets

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has announced a slew of new features that would connect users even further. The new features allow users to get advice from their friends on things-to-do in their vicinity, book movie tickets, make appointments and even order food, the company said in a blog pos...

20 October, 2016 | More »

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Former Snapdeal exec Anand Chandrasekaran joins Facebook to develop Messenger app

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has hired former Snapdeal chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran to help develop strategies for its Messenger app. Chandrasekaran, who quit Snapdeal in May barely a year after joining the e-commerce marketplace, confirmed his new role in a Facebook post. “...

19 September, 2016 | More »

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