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Instagram Worth $35 Billion, Facebook Stock $91, Citi Says

Facebook drew criticism for buying Instagram for $1 billion in 2012; Mark Zuckerberg is laughing all the way to the bank.

Facebook: Evercore Marvels at Instagram Dominance, Cuts Twitter Target

Ken Sena with Evercore ISI today reiterates a Buy rating on Facebook (FB), and a $95 price target, after raising his Q4 ad revenue projections slightly, writing that there is “no signs of slowing” based on the latest traffic figures for the Internet property. Data from comScore for November, reports Sena, “emonstrates Facebook engagement continuing to [...]

Topeka: Instagram Value Could Jump With 500M Members In 2016

Facebook (FB) said Wednesday that its Instagram unit had passed 300 million members, but Topeka Capital Markets sees it reaching half a billion users in less than two years’ time. Analyst Victor Anthony today reiterated a Buy rating and $96 price target on the stock, writing that while Instagram is just one fifth the size [...]

Facebook acquires PrivateCore, aims to better secure your data on its servers

Facebook, the world's biggest social network, is buying online security company PrivateCore for an undisclosed amount of money. It's almost certainly not Instagram or Oculus levels of cash, never mind the tens of billions thrown at Whatsapp,...Show More Summary

Sprint Will Sell a $12 Wireless Plan that Only Connects to Facebook or Twitter

Sprint will soon let subscribers buy a wireless plan that only connects to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest for about $12 a month.

Sprint Tries a Facebook-Only Wireless Plan

Sprint will soon let subscribers buy a wireless plan that only connects to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest for about $12 a month.

Chirpify Adds Analytics to Social Commerce, Acquires Measureful

The social commerce space is heating up. We recently learned about social commerce site Soldsie. The site lets customers buy from your Facebook or Instagram site just by commenting. Now, Chirpify, a social commerce site that’s been around...Show More Summary

This Video Of Mark Zuckerberg In 2011 Is An Absolutely Fascinating look At How The Technology World Has Changed (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg has made two shocking acquisitions this year. He paid $19 billion for WhatsApp, and $2 billion for Oculus VR. Prior to buying these companies, the biggest Facebook acquisition was Instagram for $1 billion. He also reportedly failed to buy Snapchat for $3 billion. Show More Summary

On Oculus Rift and Facebook’s grand acquisitions

So… Microsoft buys Nokia, Yahoo buys Tumblr, Twitter buys Vine, Google buys Nest, Facebook buys Instagram, Facebook buys WhatsApp, Facebook buys Oculus Rift. Notice the pattern in the recent big tech acquisitions? Facebook is really, really spending big on getting all futuristic. Show More Summary

#Ridiculous: $3,000 buys a social media wedding concierge'

9 months agoTechnology : Digital Life

Ah, your wedding day. It simply wouldn't be complete without your loving new spouse, those beautiful flowers... and that guy in the corner who's making $3,000 to live tweet, Instagram and Facebook your nuptials. It's a new service from...Show More Summary

How Facebook is grinding its mobile app rivals into dust

Yahoo keeps grimly churning through acquisitions; buying and shutting down small tech firms with mechanical fervor. Facebook is buying far bigger, far more expensive companies and with fairly stunning results. Instagram is the most dazzling example. Show More Summary

Facebook and Instagram announced on Wednesday that they would tighten policies to make it more diffi

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Facebook and Instagram announced on Wednesday that they would tighten policies to make it more difficult to buy and trade illegal guns on their websites. It's about time. Read more...

It just got harder to buy a gun on Facebook and Instagram

Facebook announced extra “education and enforcement” measures to crack down on gun sales.

Facebook, Instagram crack down on gun sales on social networks

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc and its photo sharing subsidiary, Instagram, will delete posts offering to buy or sell guns without background checks, Facebook announced on Wednesday.

Facebook may announce policy changes on gun-themed pages (exclusive)

A spokeswoman for Mayors Against Illegal Guns, told VentureBeat last week, "Anybody can go to Facebook and Instagram and buy a gun online. We’re asking them to review their policies."

Other than Google and Facebook, who else wanted to buy WhatsApp?

10 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

It’s been one week since Facebook’s bought mobile messaging service WhatsApp for the brain-melting price of $19 billion. As the world ran out of superlatives and comparisons to describe the enormity of that sum (19 Instagrams? 5 million Segways?), we all wondered: How could an app with $20 million in estimated revenue last year sell for 950 times...

Angry moms urge Facebook and Instagram to get out of the gun business

A group of angry mothers and a powerful advocacy group have joined forces to demand that Facebook and Instagram get out of the gun business. “Anybody can go to Facebook and Instagram and buy a gun online, and we’re urging …

Why Facebook Thinks WhatsApp Is Worth $19B

When Facebook bought Instagram for $1B, I remember thinking that seemed like a lot of money. Well, this deal is like Facebook buying 19 Instagrams... That's lots of lots of money! So, why does Facebook think WhatsApp is worth...

Facebook Buys WhatsApp for $19 Billion — Design News

Facebook announced yesterday that it's buying messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion. The app is the 5th most downloaded on the Android market, and has 450 million users. The social network paid $1 billion for Instagram in 2012. READ MORE »

Facebook to buy mobile app company for $19 billion

The cash and stock deal dwarfs the $1 billion Facebook paid for photo-sharing app Instagram

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