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Facebook secretly launched a mobile app in China

Facebook has largely been shut out of China since 2009, but that isn't stopping it from getting involved in the country... albeit in very roundabout ways. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2017

Facebook Unveils Photo Sharing App Launched Secretly in China

Facebook (FB) approves the secret launch of a photo-sharing app called "Colorful Balloons" in China. Reportedly, Facebook Inc. FB has approved a photo-sharing app called “Colorful Balloons” – which is a clone of its Moments ap.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksAug 15th, 2017

Facebook Covertly Launches Mobile App in China

Facebook launched a photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons in China under the name of a different company, in a shift from the company’s public campaign to woo Beijing officials who have blocked the social network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 12th, 2017

Facebook has been secretly testing a photo app in China — it"s called "Colorful Balloons" (FB)

Facebook Facebook has finally managed to sneak into China. The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app called Colorful Balloons in the country, The New York Times reported on Friday. Facebook has been officially blocked in C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Here"s why Apple Pay is promoting in China (AAPL)

BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple's mobile wallet, Apple Pay, has launched its largest promotional campaign&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017

Telecom data war helps Facebook grow in India

Jio launched in Sept last year kicked off a war with its offer of six months of free mobile data.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2017

Telcos" data war helps India become fastest growing market for Facebook

Jio launched in Sept last year kicked off a war with its offer of six months of free mobile data.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2017

Facebook"s Tough Choice In China: Censor Or Not?

Mark Zuckerberg faces a tough choice in China. Much as he wants to get into the world's largest mobile and Internet market, the trade-off is accepting censorship. He seems ready to do that now, just as other American brand leaders have done. Mark Zu.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 27th, 2016

Facebook Secretly Develops A Tool To Censor Posts In China [REPORT]

Facebook has built a tool that will censor posts before they appear for the Chinese market, according to The New York Times. The tool, which was not commercially released and was tested internally, was intended to aid the tech giant […] The post Fac.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 23rd, 2016

Sex, drugs and guns for sale on Facebook Marketplace

On Monday morning Facebook launched Marketplace on iOS and Android so its 1.7 billion users could buy and sell stuff to each other right inside the Facebook mobile app. Within hours, Facebook users were selling stuff that Facebook says they can't......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2016

Facebook Releases ‘Lite’ Version of Messenger For Basic Android Phones

Facebook has launched a “lite” version of its Messenger app to reach users in emerging markets where mobile internet connections are slow. The social networking site described the Lite app as a “slimmed down version of Messenger” in its .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 3rd, 2016

Virtual reality is too expensive for most people — but that"s about to change

Reuters/Albert GeaThere are plenty of reasons to think that virtual reality (VR) has finally arrived. Facebook's Oculus finally launched its virtual reality headset this year, Sony is about to do the same, Alphabet's Google is about to debut a mobile.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Tencent Takes China"s Corporate Crown On Facebook-Sky Hopes

Media are fawning on Chinese Internet sensation Tencent, which has just edged past telecoms giant China Mobile to become the nation's most valuable publicly traded company. Such a feat would have been unthinkable a decade ago, when the nation's private se.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 6th, 2016

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches new flagship smartphone

China-based Xiaomi has launched its new Xiaomi Mix 2 smartphone in Taiwan, featuring an all-screen 18:9 ratio 5.99-inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB memory and 64GB/128GB storage......»»

Category: topSource: digitimes7 hr. 47 min. ago

White-box notebook makers displaying ultra-thin, 2-in-1 devices in Hong Kong trade fair

China-based white-box notebook players are showcasing their new ultra-thin notebooks and 2-in-1 devices at the ongoing Global Sources Mobile Electronics trade show in Hong Kong......»»

Category: topSource: digitimes7 hr. 47 min. ago

Facebook"s discovery-focused "Explore Feed" hits the desktop

Facebook's tests of an alternative News Feed dubbed the "Explore" feed are progressing, it seems. Previously available on mobile devices in the main navigation, Facebook's new Explore Feed is now appearing for users on the desktop. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 19th, 2017

The 1st China-US Investment Database Debuts 

The 1st China-US Investment Database Debuts Wednesday, a comprehensive China-US investment and cooperation database was launched in NYC, aiming at enhancing cooperation between the Chinese and US business communities and promoting Chinese investment in th.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 19th, 2017

Facebook is getting into the food delivery business (FB)

Facebook via The Motley Fool Facebook launched 'marketplace' for buying and selling goods last year This week the company announced it was testing .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

Lyft"s cofounders met on Facebook and lived on opposite coasts — here"s how they launched a $7.5 billion startup long-distance

Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images John Zimmer and Logan Green met through a mutual friend on Facebook. Both were thinking about starting a ride-sharing service. Lyft, then called "Zimride," was a si.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

Facebook snaps up viral app for teens

Facebook has purchased a tiny startup whose anonymous polling app, TBH, caught fire with teenagers shortly after its August launch and rocketed to 5 million users in a little over two months. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The app launched at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Snapchat Stories Usage Down 33% In 6 Months Among Influencers

Just over a year ago, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB)'s Instagram launched its version of Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP)'s Snapchat Stories. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 17th, 2017