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Facebook’s Instant Articles are coming to all Android users

Facebook started as a small social network, and has now grown into a multibillion user company that has dipped its feet into many fields. Facebook has invested in internet access by drones, has bought large social networks (Instagram and Whatsapp), and has even bought companies that are spearheading the development of new technologies (Oculus). Continue reading Facebook’s Instant Articles are coming to all Android users

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Facebook is unstoppable: $300 billion evaluation and 800% video growth

Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook's F8 2015 developer conference

As the Internet evolves, and becomes more consolidated, there are still a few titans left standing from the old days of the Internet. These gems are few and far in between, and include the likes of Google and Amazon. Facebook is among these titans of the Internet, and has withstood the test of time and consumer interest, becoming the biggest social network that man has ever envisioned in the process. Continue reading Facebook is unstoppable: $300 billion evaluation and 800% video growth

Facebook optimizes advertising for slower connections

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Facebook has pretty much fully saturated the developed part of the world, and is now targeting developing countries: The countries where people are experiencing the Internet for the first time, and the countries that would prove to be the major sources of growth for Facebook, or just about any other technological company. These are the countries that Facebook terms the ‘next billion’, and rightly so. Continue reading Facebook optimizes advertising for slower connections

Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in one day

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the social network's 1bn milestone.

When you think of the Internet, some familiar names are bound to keep popping up. One of those is Facebook. Although it isb’t as ubiquitous as Google, it still is used by a large number of users (Nearly 2 billion) that makes for a substantial chunk of the total number of people online. Continue reading Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in one day

Internet.org opens the floodgates: For Developers, Companies and also for Hackers

Facebook Opens Up Internet.org Platform, Tramples All Over User Privacy

The Internet is one of the biggest innovations in the past few decades, and it has absolutely transformed every industry. Due to the Internet, we are living in an interconnected world where location does not matter, and we are at an all time high of productivity and speed. The Internet also has become an efficient consumption pipeline, and has given way to new forms of entertainment. Continue reading Internet.org opens the floodgates: For Developers, Companies and also for Hackers

Facebook is bringing Internet.org to India: Free Internet in Six States

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There are seven billion people on this world, and only 2 billion are online. Many corporations live and thrive on the Internet, and depend upon it to survive and earn money. It didn’t take long for many Internet Corporations to realize that if they brought the rest of this 5 billion online, and drove them towards their Services, they could greatly benefits while simultaneously doing some good for humanity. Continue reading Facebook is bringing Internet.org to India: Free Internet in Six States

Facebook launches an app for Developing Countries that is unbelievably Small

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In developed Countries, fast and stable Internet is a given and is taken for granted. However, when we explore developing countries, there Internet isn’t a matter of fast and slow, and is a matter of Internet or no Internet. Continue reading Facebook launches an app for Developing Countries that is unbelievably Small

Google lands a deal with Australia’s biggest Carrier for testing its Project Loon Balloons

The internet has completed only its first phase of penetration. Most of the West is now enjoying the benefits of a global connected network, but countries in Asia and other Areas are yet to come online. Continue reading Google lands a deal with Australia’s biggest Carrier for testing its Project Loon Balloons

Facebook launches Internet.Org App, that will provide Free Internet Access in Zambia

We’ve heard a lot about Facebook’s plan to bring the next billion Online. Earlier Plans involved Drones and Lasers, so while Facebook’s latest Initiative doesn’t look as cool, it sure is an Innovative One. Continue reading Facebook launches Internet.Org App, that will provide Free Internet Access in Zambia

Facebook has a grand plan to bring internet to everyone

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Facebook had announced Internet.org last year which had the ultimate aim of bringing internet to the 2/3 parts of the world that are offline.Facebook had already signed up companies like Samsung, Nokia and NASA to help achieve it’s goal.

What Facebook didn’t explain was how it was gonna go about it. Continue reading Facebook has a grand plan to bring internet to everyone