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Radius Raises $13 Million
/ January 10, 2014 1:52 pm
Radius Raises $13 Million

VentureBeat reports that Radius has raised $13 million in its recent round of funding. The funding round was led by Formation8 Partners along with other investors including BlueRun Ventures and Radius chief executive, Darian Shirazi. Read More

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launches Q&A App Jelly
/ January 8, 2014 5:02 pm
Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launches Q&A App Jelly

Mashable reports that Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has launched a question and answer style social networking app called Jelly, which is free on iOS and Android smartphones. The application will ask users to submit questions with a photo captured from their phone's camera. . Read More

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Report: Facebook ‘Dead and Buried’ to Older Teens in EU Countries
/ December 27, 2013 11:03 am
Report: Facebook ‘Dead and Buried’ to Older Teens in EU Countries

The Guardian reports that an extensive European study has found that Facebook is 'dead and buried' to older teenagers, as they move on to Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and other social media. . Read More

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T-Mobile to Offer Free Facebook Access to Subscribers
/ December 26, 2013 12:53 pm
T-Mobile to Offer Free Facebook Access to Subscribers

Reuters reports that T-Mobile announced that it will offer its customers free access to Facebook, irrespective of their subscription to Internet service. The service will be available on Go-Smart, the prepaid service from T-Mobile. . Read More

AdEspresso Raises $500K to Optimize Facebook Ads for Small Businesses
/ December 26, 2013 12:49 pm
AdEspresso Raises $500K to Optimize Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

TechCrunch reports that AdEspresso has raised $500,000 in its first seed funding round. The company is a startup that offers Facebook ad tools to small and medium-sized businesses. It specifically focuses on ad optimization done using a combination of text and images. . Read More

Facebook Ranks Second in the World for Online Ad Sales
/ December 23, 2013 12:15 pm
Facebook Ranks Second in the World for Online Ad Sales

VentureBeat reports that Facebook became the number two seller of digital advertisements in both the U.S. and worldwide. The social networking site moved up from the fourth position between Google, which is in the first position, and Microsoft, which is in third position. . Read More

Facebook Planning Massive Follow-On Offering
/ December 19, 2013 3:49 pm
Facebook Planning Massive Follow-On Offering

Nineteen months after its massive initial pubic offering (IPO), Menlo Park-based social networking giant Facebook on Thursday announced plans for a follow-on offering of 70 million shares. About 27 million of the shares would be offered by the company, with the remainder sold by current stockholders. That includes 41.35 million from CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who plans to use the bulk of his estimated $2.3 billion in proceeds to pay taxes related to his exercise of a stock option to purchase 60 million shares. . Read More

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