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  • Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffer outages

    Facebook said it restored services on Sunday after some users could not access its social networking site, photo-sharing network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp.

    Written by Reuters15 April 19 09:10
  • Activists urge Indian lawmakers to summon tech giants

    Indian activists have petitioned a parliamentary panel to summon the heads of U.S. tech firms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google and question them on issues ranging from tax compliance to data privacy.

    Written by Reuters13 Feb. 19 09:16
  • Snap adds users, shares soar by 30 per cent

    ​Snap said on Tuesday it added more users than expected to its Snapchat messaging app as it fights to fend off competition from Facebook's Instagram, sending it shares up by nearly 30 percent.

    Written by Reuters07 Feb. 18 09:16
  • Facebook banning crytocurrency ads

    Facebook said it will ban ads promoting financial products and services tied to cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

    Written by Reuters31 Jan. 18 08:53
  • Rio 2016 Olympics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

    Social media's brightest stars have aligned for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here's how to follow all the teams, games and athletes, and find behind-the-scenes action and exclusive footage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 Aug. 16 00:50
  • Instagram takes aim at Snapchat with disappearing 'Stories'

    In an effort to retain users who may have drifted toward Snapchat, Instagram copied one of its rival's defining features: short-lived multimedia. But will the new 'Instagram Stories' be a strategic success or just another flop from Instagram's parent, Facebook?

    Written by Matt Kapko03 Aug. 16 05:55
  • Instagram daily use nearly equals Twitter's monthly rate

    Instagram's daily active user base is close to Twitter's number of monthly users, and the gap between the companies continues to widen as Facebook, Instagram's parent, consolidates power through its family of popular apps.

    Written by Matt Kapko22 June 16 23:29
  • 5 megatrends for CIOs to watch

    David Gee grabs his crystal ball and predicts the five megatrends you'll need to be aware of between now and 2020.

    Written by David Gee27 Jan. 16 14:51