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Facebook passes 1 billion members

Facebook, the brain child of CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the world’s go-to social network, proved that it’s still on top of its game by revealing that it now has more than one billion active members.

 
Bango powering Facebook’s new bill-to-mobile payments

Facebook users in the U.S., U.K., and Germany can now bill purchases made through the site straight to their mobile phone bill thanks to a new service powered by Bango. Something to make the Facebook shareholders happy.

 
Facebook search: Can it compete with Google?

In a talk at TechCrunch Disrupt, Mark Zuckerberg’s references to search have indicated that the company is forging ahead with plans to create a search engine to rival Google and Bing. But will it work?

 
Zuckerberg: native Android app on the way, no Facebook phone

Speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference on Tuesday, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid it all out – especially his plans for mobile and the future of Facebook advertising.

 
Twitter tightens grip on developers with new API restrictions

Looking to reign in third-party Twitter services, the social media site has unveiled new a third-party app format that gives the site greater control. Something that is likely to be met with criticism by developers.

 
Facebook’s Instagram purchase gets go-ahead

The OFT has given the green light for Facebook’s takeover bid for photo-sharing app Instagram, meaning it won’t be referred to the Competition Commission. Here’s what you need to know.

 
Digg founder Kevin Rose does an AMA on Reddit

Digg co-founder Kevin Rose responds to the public in a slightly dubious AMA session on Reddit. We’ve got all the best bits. Find out exactly what happened here!

 
The 2012 London Olympics Social Media Spike

Connecting a generation; will data delivery for social media users fall at the first hurdle during the London Olympics? It could be ‘make or break’ time for mobile operators coping with the social media spike.

 
Facebook squeaks by revenue estimates, but shares plunge

After stumbling through the gate for the IPO, Facebook makes their first quarterly earnings call and it’s not totally disappointing, but not too great either. Is founder Mark Zuckerberg beginning to feel the heat?

 
Twitter suffers site-wide outage due to a ‘cascading bug’

Twitter suffered a global outage on Thursday, with the service down for over an hour. Normal service has since been resumed and the fault has been blamed on a “cascading bug”.

 

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