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Why Did Facebook Spend $19 Billion on WhatsApp but Not $185K on .Facebook?

Mar 26, 2014 - How could the social media giant have missed the opportunity to own its most important asset at the registry level - its website? Here are a few ideas of what Facebook could have done with .Facebook. Comments

SXSW 2014: Monetization Opportunities in a Sharing Economy

kurtabrahamson Mar 9, 2014 - ClickZ spoke to Kurt Abrahamson, chief executive of ShareThis, to discuss the new "sharing currency" and the implications that this has for brands and marketers. Comments

What the Digital World Can Learn From China and APAC

asiapacific Mar 7, 2014 - China, Asia, and now what we call APAC have been ahead of the game throughout history and still are in so many big ways in digital. So, let us learn a bit from them to improve our future efforts here in the U.S. Comments

Facebook's Zuckerberg Says PRISM Has Helped Tech Sector to Become Friends

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks at MWC Feb 26, 2014 - Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has lashed out at the US National Security Agency (NSA) over the PRISM surveillance scandal, but said the industry is working better together as a result. Comments

WhatsApp to Launch Voice Calls Later This Year

whatsapp1 Feb 24, 2014 - On the heels of its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp will introduce an Internet voice calling capability later this year. Comments

What’s Up With Facebook’s WhatsApp Acquisition?

whatsapp Feb 24, 2014 - The real reason for the acquisition is that any site that moves people away from dependence on Facebook also chips away at its ability to sell ads, which makes up most of the company's revenue. Comments

Software Fatigue and How to Fight It

fatigue-small-shutterstock-124736755-1 Feb 24, 2014 - Anyone not lost in the jungle believing World War II is still raging also knows that a successful software product is the key to riches almost unimaginable. Comments

Facebook’s $19 Bn for WhatsApp: Crazy or Genius?

whatsapp Feb 21, 2014 - Was the whopping $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp a totally crazy move on Facebook’s part? Or was it genius? Comments

Infographic: WhatsApp and Its Asian Competitors

socialplatforms Feb 20, 2014 - A look at WhatsApp with infographics and numbers and how it compares to other social platforms such as WeChat, KakaoTalk, and Viber. Comments

Facebook Acquires WhatsApp in $19 Billion Deal

whatsapp Feb 19, 2014 - Facebook will acquire smartphone-messaging app WhatsApp for a $19 billion cash-and-stock deal. The move pushes the social network further into the fast-growing mobile messaging market. Comments

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