Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

Falcon Social Raises $8 Million for Integrated Social Media Management Platform
/ August 19, 2013 3:21 pm
Falcon Social Raises $8 Million for Integrated Social Media Management Platform

SaaS social media management platform, Falcon Social, announced today that it has raised €6 million ($8m) of new equity finance. The round was led by Target Partners, with follow-on participation from existing investor NorthCap Partners. Falcon Social, based in Copenhagen, plans to use the capital to continue investment in its technology platform and to speed up its international sales & marketing expansion. . Read More

Facebook Acquires Mobile Technologies
/ August 13, 2013 5:31 pm
Facebook Acquires Mobile Technologies

Facebook said it has acquired Pittsburgh-based Mobile Technologies, developer of a speech-to-speech translation app known as Jibbigo. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Once the deal has closed many of us will be joining the company at their headquarters in Menlo Park, California," Mobile Technologies wrote on its website. Founded in 2001, Mobile Technologies is best known for Jibbigo, which is used by travelers to communicate in foreign countries. Read More

Nielsen Study: Facebook Has Reach Comparable or Exceeding TV Networks
/ August 1, 2013 7:26 am
Nielsen Study: Facebook Has Reach Comparable or Exceeding TV Networks

According to a recent Nielsen study commissioned by Facebook, which has more than 1 billion users globally, for younger demographics, Facebook can contribute significant incremental or duplicated reach to that of major TV networks. . Read More

MavenSay Releases Music Messaging App Rithm
/ July 26, 2013 11:44 am
MavenSay Releases Music Messaging App Rithm

Hypebot has an initial review of the newly launched Rithm app for iOS, which is bringing music to messaging: "Rithm, a new music messaging app, is now officially available for iOS. It joins the growing world of messaging apps with a focus on sending music with related text messages, videos, photos and dancing "emojis" or animated characters. Rithm's getting positive initial reviews and sounds like a fun take on messaging.". Read More

TechCrunch: Facebook’s Q2 Earnings Exceeds Expectations
/ July 25, 2013 1:56 pm
TechCrunch: Facebook’s Q2 Earnings Exceeds Expectations

TechCrunch reports that Facebook today announced Q2 earnings of $ 1.81 Billion exceeding expectations. Analysts had expected that Facebook to see $1.62 billion in revenue. The Q2 revenue is up by 53% on a year-over-year basis against the expectations of analysts, which was about a 37% increase. In the previous quarter, Facebook’s revenue totaled $1.46 Billion. . Read More

Google Tops Tech Companies in Q2 Lobbying Spending
/ July 24, 2013 4:08 pm
Google Tops Tech Companies in Q2 Lobbying Spending

Technology companies continued to pump money into their lobbying efforts during the second quarter, with Google leading the pack at $3.36 million, according to the group Consumer Watchdog, based on information from disclosure forms filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Microsoft spent a company-record $2.96 million in the quarter, and Facebook spent $1.06 million, a 10% increase from the same quarter in 2012. . Read More

Facebook for Every Phone Gathers 100 Million Users, Most in Emerging Markets
/ July 22, 2013 1:35 pm
Facebook for Every Phone Gathers 100 Million Users, Most in Emerging Markets

"Facebook For Every Phone" is being used by more than 100 million people each month. Facebook made the announcement in a blog post: "This is an important milestone for us. Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected, and Facebook For Every Phone enables people around the globe to connect to the people and things they care about most...". Read More

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