Social Media News

Jul
10

How Facebook for Android Adapted for Emerging Network Conditions

by Zach Welch on July 10, 2014

In order to test the Facebook for Android app in emerging network conditions, a team of product managers and engineers traveled to Africa to see first hand how their app held up. Seventy-five percent of Facebook users live outside of the U.S., so it’s important that all of Facebook’s products work efficiently around the world. […]

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Jul
01

Facebook Will Now Wish You A Happy Anniversary

by Michelle Heathers on July 1, 2014

Did you know that if you shared your dating or wedding anniversary on Facebook, the social network will now wish you “Happy Anniversary”? The well wishes will only be sent if you login that day and will give you the option of sharing a collection of photos tagged with you and your significant other. According […]

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Jul
31

Another Social Marketing Platform Bites the…Offer: Google Acquires Wildfire

by Michelle Heathers on July 31, 2012

With Buddy Media, Vitrue and Involver already acquired, it was only a matter of time before Wildfire was snatched up. Buddy Media went for $800 million and Vitrue for $300 million. Wildfire went for $250 million. It currently has about 350 employees and is located in Redwood City, CA. Google wrote the following regarding the acquisition: In a complex and changing landscape, […]

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