Microsoft is secretly selling Bing to Facebook, Zuckerberg says no : iDigiD

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Why did Facebook buy Instagram?

As I reported earlier that Facebook has bought Instagram for a billion dollars and I also wrote what you can expect from the acquisition: The future of Facebook + Instagram: 10 Predictions, there is one thing bothering many. It is a question and its “Why”? Why did Facebook buy Instagram? This has been arising since … Continue reading

The future of Facebook + Instagram: 10 Predictions

Last night, the web was filled with the news of Facebook buying Instagram for $1 billion. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the news on his timeline and then Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom did it on the company blog. Twitter was trending with Instagram and Mark Zuckerberg and some people were happy with the news but … Continue reading

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion

Woah! Out of nowhere, Facebook has acquired Instagram for $1 billion. The compensation is in cash and stocks. Instagram will however remain a standalone app from Facebook but they will be integrated sometime in the future. The transaction should go through this quarter pending some standard closing procedures. Instagram has 27 million registered users on iOS devices … Continue reading

Pinterest has more visits than LinkedIn, Tagged, Google+ but less than Twitter and Facebook in US

Pinterest is the 3rd most popular social network in the US. It is ahead of LinkedIn, Tagged and Google+ with more than 104 million visitors in March. From January 21 to 28, Pinterest got 21.5 million visits and 60% were women. Yes, Pinterest as we all know is dominated by Women. Pinterest came 3rd after … Continue reading

Facebook might be adding a hate button

Facebook introduced a Like button in 2010 and it was a hit. In a few days millions and millions of users started liking stuff and every major website added the Like button, IMDB being one of the very firsts. TechCrunch reports that according to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users generate 2.7 billion likes and comments each … Continue reading

Influence of Social Media on US Presidential Campaign [Infographic]

Last night I received a tip from a person at @HowToMBA via the iDigiD Connect page about a new infographic the company has rolled out on their blog. The infographic details the influential use of Social Media on the 2012 Republican Primaries. I don’t want to say much about this because the infographic speaks for itself, have … Continue reading

Prepare for Ads on Facebook Mobile as it grows to 432 million users

Facebook has reported a growth in Mobile users with 432 million people now using the service. When Facebook first filed for IPO they mentioned a user base of 425 million on Mobile but now an updated filing from the company states a growth of 8 million more mobile users. It also said that 58 million … Continue reading

Facebook introduces Interest Lists

As Facebook is growing day by day it is taking the next step into everything. Once thought to be a Social Network where people connect with each other, Facebook is no longer about friends and family. Its more about News, Links and Brands. Yesterday, Facebook introduced a new tool to organize your news feed into … Continue reading

2012 US Presidential Election: The growing reach of Social Media’s Election Impact [Infographic]

In 2008, Social Media played a vital role in the Presidential Elections. Social Media helped both the candidates and the public. The candidates hosted their campaigns on Social Media websites and People got to know about them. Recently Barack Obama is known to use Social media heavily to promote his campaigns with being on Twitter, … Continue reading

Facebook is reading your text messages, other apps are intercepting your calls & accessing your camera

Shocked? Facebook is reading your Text Messages according to The London Sunday Times and Fox News. Facebook has admitted to reading text messages belonging to smartphone users who download the social networking app. The company agreed to this and added that it wants to launch its own messaging service which is why they did it. … Continue reading

Facebook and Saavn tie-up for music

Saavn, the Indian ‘Spotify‘ has got itself the biggest deal of its time. The music streaming radio site has tied-up with Facebook to bring Bollywood and Indian music to the social network. The work began in Decemeber 2011 and 700,000 Facebook users registered on Saavn. The music service has over a million licensed songs to … Continue reading

Apple drops the word ‘Mac’, blesses Twitter again in Mountain Lion

Apple is all over the News. Almost everyday it is, either because of Patents or a product launch. In the recent news i read Apple sued Samsung, then Google-Motorola for Slide to Unlock patent and also bankrupted Kodak. Yesterday the company release the new MAC, ah! its not a MAC anymore, its  Mountain Lion. The … Continue reading