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15 Tweaks to Customize Your Facebook News Feed

September 7th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

Facebook is a social networking site, where people can easily connect with their friend. They can share their views by commenting and liking the post. It has gradually introduced it features in the past few years. The newsfeed is the vital feature of Facebook, and it helps the users to know about the upcoming events, birthdays of friends, political activities along with the changes in the Facebook profile.

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In December 2010, the option of the news feed was introduced, and step by step got hard sell among the users. The ticker on the right-hand side becomes the source of marketing of many products. However, the position of the news feed was changed in the previous years, but last year the owner made some changes in it on the requirements of its users. Read more…

20 Successful Website Clones: What to Learn from Them?

June 17th, 2017 - Filed under Info & News

Competition is not always faithful and the market economy does not always reward the best and brightest ideas. This fact has been part of developed society ever since the earliest days of capitalism, understood as the system in which supply and demand regulate the flow of products. It remains true in what concerns the last rush for gold – the online business environment.

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The following websites took flattery (imitation) for the best products of Silicon Valley to new peaks, enjoying an immense growth of their own. Some were purchased by the original sites early on, others grew to dominate entire regions of the world. However, each presents a successful, however immoral, business model. Read more…

What Tech Companies Might be Acquired by Facebook This Year

June 8th, 2017 - Filed under Business

Behemoths like Facebook, Google, and Apple, make it to the top of the news every day. While sometimes, it is about new products and inventions. Sometimes, it is in the business section, related to acquisitions and mergers. Facebook’s most recent and most impactful acquisitions include Instagram and Whatsapp. These social media and chat apps are still free, but Facebook is looking forward to making billions worth of fortune from these two (the process has already begun). Facebook bought Instagram for around $1 billion. Whereas WhatsApp scored a smooth $19 billion price tag in 2014.

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Facebook is the whale of all tech firms who is always ready to acquire new businesses. Facebook is quite notorious for buying out its competitors. Be it megacorps or startups, if Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has his eyes set on a company, he will get it. That has been the norm so far. Facebook has acquired over 65 big and small businesses this far that includes names like Lightbox, Sofa, Oculus VR, Ascenta and ProtoGeoOy. Read more…

How Do I Quit Facebook? Just Follow These 10 Ways

June 8th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

How do I leave Facebook? The answer seems easy enough. Just stop using Facebook. In truth it isn’t that simple. Facebook can become a time consuming addiction. Even when it’s clear that Facebook is not healthy, it can be difficult to make a clean break or even significantly reduce the amount of time you spend on it.

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There is good news though. It is possible to remove Facebook from your life. Here are ten things to do to accomplish that goal. Read more…

7 Secrets Why Facebook Wants to Copy Buy or Kill Snapchat

June 7th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

A couple of months ago, the supermodel and Victoria’s Secret angel Miranda Kerr – who also happens to be the fianceé of Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel – spoke out against Facebook’s supposed theft of her partner’s ideas.

“When you directly copy someone, that’s not innovation. It’s a disgrace. How do they sleep at night?”, she asked in an interview with The Times.

Kerr has a point.

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In August 2016, Facebook-owned Instagram introduced a new feature called Stories that bore a strong resemblance to Snapchat’s feature under a similar same name. And that wasn’t the first time Facebook cloned some features of Snapchat into its products such as Instagram, Whatsapp, and Messenger. Read more…

How Brands are Leveraging our Appetite for Social Media

June 6th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

It is safe to say we are now living in a very social world. While the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat may once have seemed a bit of a novelty, they have quickly grown to become an integral part of the lives of many of us.

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According to the 2017 Digital Economy Compass, a research dossier published by Statista, globally there are now 2,789 million monthly social media users, with the UK being home to an extraordinary 42 million alone. Looking specifically at Facebook, Business Insider points out that people spend on average almost an hour a day using its suite of apps, while a new function even allows people to look for jobs on the site. The use of social media is so high that there are even tools like Everypost and Feedly now to help people cope with keeping on top of where and when they are posting updates. Read more…

15 Weirdest Trends that Took Social Media by Storm

June 5th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

It usually starts by accident and then grows into an avalanche – it’s the so-called viral entertainment that none of us can resist. The Internet revolves around having the most views and thumbs up. Sometimes it feels as if life has stopped and we all just deal with what is currently on the World Wide Web.

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People seem to have given priority to virtual life instead of just looking around and hanging out with people in the real world. Read more…

10 Ways to Remove Facebook from Your Life

May 29th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world with 1.94 billion monthly users. That’s 18% more than the previous year. Furthermore, this application has been proven to take an average of 50 minutes out of a typical user’s day. This means that almost one hour of valuable time is being used on Facebook.

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Unfortunately, many people find the user experience of Facebook to be quite addictive. Even those who are adamant about quitting find themselves using it again. Fortunately, there are strategies that can be used to successfully rid yourself of this social media platform for good. Read more…

Do Not Fall for These 15 Facebook Cloning Scams and Hoaxes

April 17th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Facebook is truly a leader in social media with around two billion active users worldwide. With so many people using it, the platform becomes a popular target for cyber criminals, prankers, and even comedians. This has been causing some problems for the users who get tricked by various hoaxes, cloning scams, and fake news about dead celebrities, natural disasters, and other extraordinary events that did not happen.

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Facebook has started to battle hoaxes seriously around two years ago. Then, an update to News Feed was introduced to reduce the distribution of posts that people have reported as hoaxes and fake. Despite that one and many other updates, the platform is still targeted by cyber criminals. Unfortunately, in many cases they are successful.

Here are fifteen examples of Facebook cloning scams and hoaxes that made quite an impact. Read more…

20 Hidden Snapchat Features, Tips & Tricks You Don’t Know

April 12th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

Snapchat has become one of the most popular social media networks in our present times. Founded in 2011, Snapchat has managed to capture the world’s attention with its unique features. By February 2017, the social media network has reported a number of 301 million monthly active users.

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It’s important to note that many individuals haven’t yet used it. After addressing a few questions here and there, we have figured out that many millennials have no idea about Snapchat’s features. Read more…

Top 20 People Search Engines to Find Anyone You Want

April 11th, 2017 - Filed under Search Engines

Today, we live in a technology-developed world and the development in technology gives us a lot of options to make progression in our personal, professional as well as public life. People always love and wish to track down a person that they might have lost contact for a few or many years.

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Finding people have become an important activity all over the world now and the growth of technology makes it easy for the people to find a person or a person’s details. Web or online is a great platform that lets people to find anyone that they want. Read more…

10 WeChat Marketing Tips for Your eCommerce Business

March 24th, 2017 - Filed under Mobile

The eCommerce industry has shown some remarkable breakthroughs after the introduction of cutting-edge mobile technologies and mobile apps. Different scales and sectors of companies and new-age marketers are adopting avant-grade e-marketing tools and technologies to improve their productivity and generate more revenues. Marketers are leveraging different genres of social media tools to grow their customer’s reach quickly and efficiently.

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In this race, Wechat has emerged as one of the most persuasive social media marketing tools on the web. It is a powerful mobile messaging app, launched by the Chinese high-tech giant company, known as Tencent. The popularity of Wechat is just remarkable. In a very short time span, it has built more than 541 million users in China itself and is fast becoming one of the most powerful e-marketing tools across the globe too. Read more…

13 Times Facebook Cloned Snapchat

March 24th, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

Facebook follows the strategy of copying the features of other apps implementing those feature and then killing them after sometime. It is a habit that is repeated by Facebook over and over again and Facebook has done that with Snapchat many times.

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Facebook also made an attempt of buying Snapchat few years ago for $3 billion in 2013, which was turned down by the Snapchat owners. Many times Facebook introduced similar feature just as Snapchat. This resulted in making Snapchat, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram all look almost similar. Read more…

Beautify Your Selfie with 20 Amazing Camera & Photo Apps

March 22nd, 2017 - Filed under Mobile

The word “selfie” was cut in by the Oxford Dictionary in 2013. There is nothing to get much surprised as taking self-portraits has been into trend since the day when smartphones come with a camera on it. Besides, the social media platform has also played a significant role in spreading the awareness of this term as it encourages people to share their pictures and enjoy the no. of likes and comments they get on it.

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The advent of smartphones has bring high-resolution front-facing cameras, giving the trend a new push. It shows how the selfie game is going strong and majority of people are posting their photos on social networks. Read more…

15 Amazing Facebook City Guides Features You Must Use

March 21st, 2017 - Filed under Social Media

Facebook has always remained ahead in terms of innovating. This is why it keeps on coming up with new features every now and then to facilitate its users. In a similar vein, Facebook recently introduced ‘City Guides’, a feature that enables its users to plan their vacations in a more organized manner.

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Lets go through some of the characteristics of ‘City Guides’, so that you can effectively use it to your advantage, and plan the perfect vacation for yourself and your loved ones. Read on to find out more. Read more…

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