The future looks mobile for Facebook

Facebook posted its financial report on July 23 for the second quarter of its 2014 financial year. The report shows financial pluses across the board for the mega social network in significant areas: Overall revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $2.91 billion, an increase of 61 percent compared to the same period last […]

The meaning of 100 million Facebook likes

Colombian singer Shakira has set a new social media record after becoming the first person ever to reach 100 million likes on Facebook. The milestone has formally been recognized by Guinness World Records. In its report, TheJournal.ie says that the only other page which has more likes than hers is Facebook’s own Facebook page. And […]

Would you be happier without Facebook?

If you were not happy – outraged, even – with how Facebook behaved over the mood experiment they conducted last month, an experiment from a Dutch creative agency might be right up your street. What Facebook did was manipulate information posted on nearly 700,000 users’ home pages that showed that the social network could make […]

Valuable insights in 2014 #InternetTrends report by Mary Meeker

Last week, US venture capitalist and former Wall Street securities analyst Mary Meeker published her 2014 Internet Trends report that offers a deep-dive look into the trends, possibilities, probabilities, scope and scale of what the global connected world will look like in the coming few years. It highlights trends to pay attention to, offering keen […]

How up-to-speed are you about mobile?

If you use social web services like Instagram, Vine or Snapchat, you’re probably aware that these particular services are very much designed for use on mobile devices. By 98 percent, 99 percent and 100 percent of users, respectively, to be precise. How clear are you on other popular services? Twitter, for instance? Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr […]