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Facebook to charge $2.99 monthly fee starting November

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Nobody expected such a news story this week, but it seems that Facebook will no longer be a free service. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced at a press conference in Menlo Park, California that the company is unable to keep up with the costs of Facebook and a monthly fee for users is inevitable. Zuckerberg has explained that Facebook ...

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Twitter showing weakness in front of Meerkat

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Twitter and Meerkat have been at odds in the past couple of weeks, as Twitter abruptly cut off access to Twitter social graphs for Meerkat, the new live-streaming application that took social media by storm. Twitter has purchased Periscope, a competing live streaming application and it is now endorsing the new app heavily to Meerkat users. Twitter is reportedly approaching ...

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Turkey blocks access to Youtube and Twitter

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After a court decision on Monday, April 6 2015, Turkey has indefinitely blocked access to both Twitter and Youtube, two of the most popular social media and networking websites of the world. According to a report from Reuters, their sources have confirmed that complaints from individuals unknown have been made in the past and based on those, Turkey as a ...

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Facebook at Work to become the new LinkedIN

Facebook at Work to become the new LinkedIN

Facebook is the largest and most popular social media site in the world, but it seems Mark Zuckerberg and co. are not satisfied. Facebook is supposedly working on a different version of the social media platform that would cater to workplace environments. While LinkedIN connects enterprises, businessmen, entrepreneurs and companies, Facebook wants to become the platform of a workplace which ...

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Facebook and co will have to automatically send extremists’ data to authorities

Facebook and co. will have to hand out extremists' data to the UK government

I’m sure you’ve heard about James Comey, FBI director, is concerned about how encryption form Apple and Google jeopardize their investigations and how companies like those shouldn’t encrypt data so that government agencies can’t get their hands on them. Apple and Google have responded by saying that data will indeed be available to government agencies, but only if they have ...

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Flickr for iOS gets update for iPad optimization

Flickr iOS updated for iPad

As you’ve all probably heard by now, Apple has launched a whole new line of products, including the new iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iMac Retina 5K and the Mac Mini. While the iMac and Mac Mini have received a fair share of attention, the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 are much more hyped than the computers. ...

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Facebook wants in on healthcare

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Google, Apple, HTC, Philips and many others have recently entered the medical technology and healthcare market with devices and apps that help you monitor biometrics as well as actually offer treatment, like Philips and HTC medical tech devices. Facebook has apparently noticed the emerging new trend and decided to get in on the fun. It seems that Facebook will be ...

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Google could not resist Instagram’s popularity and joined it!

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Google+ (plus) has been categorized as a social networking service, that allows users to share photos, news, various types of content and to make friends online.  After Facebook, results show, it is the largest online community in the world with 540 million monthly active users. Even though Google Plus has become quite popular among social media fans and businesses, Google ...

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