It’s Facebook’s world, obviously
It’s Facebook’s world, obviously

It’s Facebook’s world, obviously, the rest of us…well, we’re just living in it. That company – which began as an ingenious little way for computer nerds to meet chicks on other college campuses – announced July 26 it now has 2 billion regular users (1.3 billion daily) and raked in $9.3 billion in revenue in […]

Instagram Bolt photo messaging app – oh boy.
Instagram Bolt photo messaging app – oh boy.

Just what we need: another messaging app from Facebook – and it looks like Instagram Bolt is on the way. Leaked screen shots, disappearing ads on Instagram itself and rumors of the app actually rolling out in New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa. Instagram Bolt, not to be confused with a certain Jamaican sprinter and […]

WhatsApp wows; Tumblr tanks Twitter on TV
WhatsApp wows; Tumblr tanks Twitter on TV

Barely two months after being bought by Facebook for an astounding $19 billion, the messaging service, WhatsApp, says it now has over half a billion users. Remember how, right after the Facebook purchase, reports were all over the place that users were abandoning WhatsApp for other messaging apps. Yea. “In the last few months, we’ve […]

SnapChat’s not cool. Know what’s cool? WhatsApp.
SnapChat’s not cool. Know what’s cool? WhatsApp.

Welcome all you 450 million or so users (not Americans) of WhatsApp! You’re all now part of Facebookistan, the 3rd largest country on the globe. With its (by far) record-setting purchase of WhatsApp – at $19 billion (okay, that’s cool), Facebook will now be your phone’s best friend – your best friend because aren’t you […]