Tag Archives: Facebook

China’s Tencent becomes more valuable company than Facebook

China’s social media and video game giant Tencent became more valuable company than Facebook on Tuesday. Tencent’s Hong Kong-listed shares have doubled in value this year, and on Monday it became the first Asian company with a market capitalisation of half a trillion dollars. By the end of the trading day on Tuesday, Tencent’s outstanding shares were worth a combined ... Read More »

5 Simple Tips for Your Small Business Facebook Page

More entrepreneurs are tapping into the world’s largest social media network: There are more than 70 million businesses now on Facebook, up from about 18 million in 2013, according to Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg during a recent investor call. Facebook gives businesses a platform to showcase new products and services, promote specials and provide customer service. But with these benefits ... Read More »

A 10 Step Facebook Marketing Strategy

There are 2 billion people connecting  on Facebook every month. What’s more, 800 million people like something on the social media site monthly. Those are two good reasons to adopt this 10 step Facebook marketing strategy. Remember, your Facebook Ads will be the cornerstone of your small business campaign. Facebook Marketing Strategy Decide on Your Goals There are a lots of different tools to ... Read More »

Snapchat Launches Self-Serve Advertising, Facebook Videos Show Their Power

Social media can be an extremely powerful tool for small businesses trying to convince customers to buy their products. Under that umbrella, advertising on social media can make it even easier to reach a wider range of potential customers. And this week, social media advertisers got some welcome news in the form of a new self-serve advertising option from Snapchat. ... Read More »

Stocks Fade, But Facebook Soars; Why These 2 Medicals Are Up Big

The stock market was modestly lower heading into Friday’s close, with small caps taking a beating following a heavy slate of earnings reports. The Nasdaq composite fell fractionally as some of its major components such as Amazon.com (AMZN) and Alphabet (GOOGL) enjoyed post-earnings rallies while others fell on disappointing results. Amazon was well off its Friday intraday high, but still above ... Read More »

A Facebook post proves nothing gets past Woolworths

A WOMAN who tried to outsmart Woolworths has been seriously burned by the supermarket giant online. She posted on the company’s Facebook page complaining about the state of some avocados she bought from a store in Double Bay. “I purchased these avocados from your store at Double Bay yesterday, upon making a sandwich today I came to find these avocados ... Read More »

Wall Street recovers as Facebook, M&A cushion BOJ shock

The Nasdaq rose on Tuesday as strong results from Facebook and a flurry of dealmaking helped offset the impact of the Bank of Japan’s surprising decision to hold off from expanding monetary stimulus. The Dow, however, remained lower as IBM and Home Depot fell about 1 percent. Facebook jumped as much as 10.9 percent to a record of $120.79, a ... Read More »

Forget Free Basics, Facebook unveils plans to connect developing nations

After India said ‘no’ to Free Basics and opted for net neutrality recently, the social networking giant Facebook has unveiled two new initiatives to improve internet services for the rural population in the developing countries, including India. Announced at its two-day annual F8 conference in San Francisco, US, this week, the Antenna Radio Integration for Efficiency in Spectrum (ARIES) system ... Read More »

Facebook, Google, Amazon some of the most trafficked tech apps of 2015

Every day you reach for your phone, tap the screen and open … which app? Analysts at Mizuho Securities think they might have a good idea. The financial firm surveyed more than a thousand mobile users to determine the most trafficked apps of this year, testing platforms across search, social and mobile commerce. Here’s what the survey found: 80 percent ... Read More »