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Facebook launches Flash in third attempt to quash Snapchat

Friday, November 11, 2016 | More »

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Social media giant Facebook Inc. has been relentlessly trying to takeover Instagram’s market share. It has either been launching competitive products or simply buying them out. In its third attempt, Facebook has launched Flash, the new standalone app has Instagram’s short-lived photo and video m...

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WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Popular messaging app WhatsApp Inc. has decided to share some data of its users with its parent, the social networking site Facebook Inc., in a move that may stoke privacy concerns. The decision to update WhatsApp’s privacy policy for the first time in four years is part of plans to test ways for ...

25 August, 2016 | More »

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Messaging app Hike joins unicorn club after raising $175 mn

Messaging app Hike Ltd has raised $175 million (Rs 1,170 crore) from China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd, Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group and other investors in a round that propelled it to the elite list of unicorns, or private companies valued at least $1 billion. Existing investors Tiger Global, J...

16 August, 2016 | More »

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Messaging app Line jumps in stock market debut

Japanese messaging app Line Corp’s shares surged after listing on the New York and Tokyo stock exchange after the biggest initial public offering by a tech company this year. Shares of the WhatsApp rival began trading in Tokyo on Friday morning at 4,900 yen ($46.1) apiece, 48% higher than the ...

15 July, 2016 | More »