Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

Instagram revenue projected to hit $5.8 billion in 2020, analyst says
/ February 20, 2015 10:35 am
Instagram revenue projected to hit $5.8 billion in 2020, analyst says

Mashable reports "Facebook's decision to buy Instagram looks smarter and smarter each year. Instagram, the fast-growing photo-sharing network, is projected to generate about $700 million in revenue this year and $5.8 billion in revenue in 2020, according to new estimates from analysts with Cowen & Co." . Read More

A Year Later, $19 Billion For WhatsApp Doesn’t Sound So Crazy
/ February 20, 2015 10:35 am
A Year Later, $19 Billion For WhatsApp Doesn’t Sound So Crazy

TechCrunch reports "Messaging is the center of mobile. Snapchat is raising at around a $20 billion valuation. And no one cares who owns apps. On February 19th, 2014, we didn’t know any of these things for sure. So when Facebook announced it would pay $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp — an app most American pundits had never used — it seemed ludicrous. Zuck had to be crazy, right?" . Read More

YC-Backed Kuhcoon Promises To Automate Facebook Ad Campaigns For Small Businesses
/ February 19, 2015 1:00 pm
YC-Backed Kuhcoon Promises To Automate Facebook Ad Campaigns For Small Businesses

TechCrunch reports "A lot of ad tech companies like to talk about automation, but Andrew Torba, co-founder and CEO of Kuhcoon, seems particularly enthusiastic: 'Our grand plan is to automate all of paid media spending on the Internet.'" . Read More

To Facebook, an ad is worth nothing until a human sees it
/ February 18, 2015 11:05 am
To Facebook, an ad is worth nothing until a human sees it

VentureBeat reports "Every day, Facebook serves up many, many millions of ad impressions. But the world’s largest social network wants its marketing partners to know it doesn’t even start counting those ads — or charge for them — until an actual human being sees them." . Read More

Snapchat reportedly raising more funding at valuation of up to $19 billion
/ February 18, 2015 11:05 am
Snapchat reportedly raising more funding at valuation of up to $19 billion

Mashable reports "Snapchat is looking to raise as much as $500 million in a new funding round at a valuation of up to $19 billion, according to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the matter.". Read More

Facebook’s New Ads Automatically Show A Business’ Products That You’ll Want Most
/ February 17, 2015 11:12 am
Facebook’s New Ads Automatically Show A Business’ Products That You’ll Want Most

TechCrunch reports "You’ve probably seen plenty of products advertised on Facebook, but today the company is announcing a new unit called product ads, with features aimed specifically at helping businesses sell their products.". Read More

Twitter Eyes 500 Million Unregistered Users to Keep Up With Facebook
/ February 17, 2015 11:11 am
Twitter Eyes 500 Million Unregistered Users to Keep Up With Facebook

Adweek reports "It's no secret that Twitter is experiencing growing pains. Last quarter, the messaging service added only 4 million new users, giving it 288 million monthly active users—versus Facebook's 1.4 billion and Instagram's 300 million-plus. . Read More

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