Saturday, November 18

Tag: Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg at IIT Delhi

Mark Zuckerberg at IIT Delhi

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Facebook is the world’s most popular social network with a market capitalisation of $250 billion. It was founded by 20-year old Mark Zuckerberg as a student at Harvard University. Today, the ‘student’ is 31, is worth $35.7 billion. He also happened to visit IIT Delhi for a townhall. India is an important market We’ve heard that before. India is important. In fact, any country with the kind of population as India ought to be an important market for a product such as Facebook that revolves around the central mission of connecting people. During the recent townhall with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Zuckerberg changed his profile picture in support of the Digital India initiative of the Government of India. Identifying the opportunity that exists in India, he said that a billi
Facebook is boosting its search engine.

Facebook is boosting its search engine.

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Facebook is a very successful social network compared to others, and one of the prime reasons is it has been evolving over the time. Its timely tweaks and additions have helped the company engage users for over longer period of time, and also monetise. However, this has also led the social network to receive a lot of flak over certain decisions, privacy being one of them. Now, what looks like a stepping stone towards becoming a search engine, Facebook has announced to make two trillion posts public. Yes, Facebook Search is being updated to quickly find out what others are saying on topics that matter to you. When Facebook says it will pull out all relevant posts, it could also mean some of your embarrassing or personal posts that you may have accidentally posted under ‘Public’ settings