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Facebook's Ad Network Promises to Make App Partners Rich $9 billion market

The message from Facebook’s f8 developers conference: If we can change, our app partners can change—and everyone can cash in. Mark Zuckerberg and his team showed off the highly anticipated…

April 30, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

Facebook Buys Oculus for $2 Billion

Facebook has just announced a $2 billion deal to buy Oculus VR, the immersive virtual reality headset maker. In the announcement, CEO Mark Zuckerberg reiterated his company's mobile-first focus while…

March 25, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Says U.S. Government Is a Threat to the Internet Not fast enough on surveillance reform

Mark Zuckerberg took to his Facebook page today to express his frustrations with U.S. government's slow progress on surveillance reform. He even went so far as to call the government…

March 13, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

That Instagram-Omnicom Deal Is Actually Worth $40 Million Popular mobile platform inks first agency partnership

The Instagram-Omnicom deal that has the digital ads space buzzing is actually worth close to $40 million, Adweek has learned. Ad Age yesterday reported that the contract totaled about $100 million,…

March 8, 2014, 8:18 PM EST

Is WhatsApp's 'No Ads' Policy Already Starting to Loosen? Report says brands could pay to reach users

WhatsApp is exploring a way to let brands message its 450 million-plus user base after all, according to a report today. The largest text messaging platform, which Facebook is buying…

March 4, 2014, 3:04 PM EST

Facebook's New Message: Email Is Dead Kills unpopular service after WhatsApp deal

Facebook is so over email. The social network is shutting down its unpopular email service in yet another sign of the supremacy of mobile messaging. Facebook has all but declared the…

February 24, 2014, 6:11 PM EST

WhatsApp and 7 Other Startups That Hated Advertising, Like Facebook Founder shows familiar disdain

The advertising world is used to tech startups that resist its charms, and WhatsApp’s founders are just the latest in a long line of techies who seem to have nothing…

February 20, 2014, 4:56 PM EST

Twitter Users Aghast About What Facebook Paid for WhatsApp But the devil may be in the details

Twitter users' reaction to Facebook agreeing to pay $16 billion for WhatsApp can be summed up in two words: What's that? Compared to the $1 billion CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Co.…

February 19, 2014, 7:22 PM EST

Facebook to Buy WhatsApp for $16B Pending regulatory approval

Facebook has a deal to buy the messaging platform WhatsApp for $16 billion, the company announced. WhatsApp has more than 450 million users, according to the latest numbers from the…

February 19, 2014, 6:13 PM EST

B-to-B Firm Hopes Facebook-Look-Back-Styled Video Reels In Zuck, Martin and Marissa Eyeview's effort could be a reach, or brilliant

Who knows if Eyeview's stunt will work, but credit it for thinking outside the box. The personalized video technology firm is emailing a Who's Who of the advertising world a…

February 11, 2014, 11:45 AM EST

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