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Topic: Mark Zuckerberg

Sprinklr, Showered In Money, Plans IPO

Will go public in Q2 2015 after raising another $40 million

Sprinklr plans to go public by second quarter 2015, a source close to the situation told Adweek. The New York City-based company this week announced a $40 million fundraising round led…

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Reflective as He Nears 30

Espouses motto of 'ship love' at the f8 conference

Facebook has a new unofficial motto: Ship Love. The old motto everyone knows is Move Fast and Break Things, but at today’s f8 developers conference a kindler, gentler Mark Zuckerberg…

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…

Facebook Buys Oculus for $2 Billion

Sees future in virtual reality headset

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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