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This is Social Media. Just not the conventional type of coverage of it.

Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

South-Africa – Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook's newest...

Facebook’s internet.org expands to Malawi

As good a cause as it is, Internet.org recently came under pressure for allegedly violating India's net neutrality laws -- something Facebook was quick to address. Still, that's not stopping the social...

Facebook does not want you to Google again

Facebook could be about to release its own search engine, letting users find articles to share with their friends alongside their status updates. At the moment, users must paste in the URL...

Facebook to start supporting animated GIFs, finally

Your Facebook News Feed will soon become much more animated. Facebook has decided to begin supporting animated GIF images. An animated GIF is a graphic image that moves in a loop...

Zuckerberg announces Facebook ‘Lite’ on Android for slow connections

Facebook in January began testing a "Lite" version for those on slow 2G networks in emerging markets, and now it looks like the app is ready for primetime. Mark Zuckerberg announced the...

Study shows that social media is now more addictive than smoking

Habit is second to nature. What we do often actually becomes a natural part of us with time. The desire to text frequently, tweet, Facebook and access social media networking sites...

Finding the middle-ground between your personal and professional life on Social Media

Social Media is pretty cool and also quite risky, if you ask me. A single unfortunate post can throw your entire career off track. Like when you partied whole night and...

WhatsApp begins rolling out Voice-calling feature to iOS users

Less than a month after WhatsApp introduced free voice calls to users of its Android app, so the Facebook-owned company has begun rolling the feature out to its iOS customers. The feature...

New study reveals why people access Facebook & Twitter during breaks

Ever wondered what our brain is doing while we take a break? During those quiet moments, our brain prepares to "see the world through a social lens", reveals a new study. The...

Twitter Introduces Promoted #Stickers For Brands

On Monday, Micro-blogging Website, Twitter Inc., introduced Promoted #Stickers which is available globally to select marketers with a managed account, allows brands to create and promote custom stickers for anyone on Twitter to...
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