Tag Archives: Facebook

17Aug/21

New Branches for the 2Africa Subsea Cable System

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable. The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing to south-east Nigeria. The new branches join the recently announced extension to the Canary Islands. Continue reading

09Aug/21

Digital Studio Titan TheSoul Publishing Becomes the First Media Publisher to Hit 100 Billion Social Media Views in 2021

TheSoul Publishing, the global digital studio delivering creative, short-form video content that soars on social media, has become the first media publisher to reach an incredible 100 billion social media views in 2021, according to available research data. Reaching audiences across the top social platforms including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest and Snap, the achievement firmly establishes TheSoul Publishing amongst the world’s premier content creators. Continue reading

25Jan/21

Who Knows Generation Z Best? Soul App Gives the Answer as A New Social Playground for A Hundred Million Gen Z

SHANGHAI, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Social networking has not been a “blue ocean”, but a rising star is indeed leading the market. Soul App – Chinese version, a representative of new social connections, has recently reached over 100 million registered users and over 30 million monthly active users (MAU) around the world. Topping the Social category list of the App Store in mainland China, SOUL has been a key player in this industry. With their aggressive market entry plans into oversea markets, Soul App has already launched in North America, Japan, and South Korea. Continue reading

11Jan/18

iPhone addiction: vice or virtue?

Apple Inc investors are shrugging off concerns raised by two shareholders about kids getting hooked on iPhones, saying that for now a little addiction might not be a bad thing for profits. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

21Nov/17

Tencent surpasses Facebook in market value

Tencent Holdings has racked up some impressive gains this week – becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world’s fifth-most valuable company. Grace Lee reports Continue reading

09Nov/17

China says its people can contact the outside world, after Trump skirted country’s firewall to tweet on trip

BEIJING, CHINA (NOVEMBER 9, 2017) (REUTERS) – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hu Chunying said on Thursday (November 9) there were plenty of channels for people in China to communicate with “the outside world”. Hua’s comments were a response to a journalist’s question about whether China sees U.S. President Donald Trump’s open use of twitter during his trip in Beijing to be in breach of Chinese law. Continue reading

03Nov/17

Facebook investigating WhatsApp outage

Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

20Oct/17

Tech companies lobby for ‘Dreamers’

Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

29Sep/17

Senator Warner blasts Twitter

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said on Thursday he was deeply disappointed by the lack of information Twitter provided at a briefing for congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. election. Continue reading

28Sep/17

Trump, Zuckerberg face-off ahead of Russia hearing

President Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg face off online as the social media giant prepares to hand congressional investigators 3,000 political ads that it says were likely purchased by Russian entities during and after last year’s presidential contest. Jane Lanhee Lee reports. Continue reading