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Facebook Invests in Indian Education Startup Unacademy

Social media giant Facebook on Wednesday joined others such as General Atlantic and Sequoia India for a fresh $110 million (roughly Rs. 788.48 crores) round of funding into one of India’s fastest growing education technology start-up Unacademy. “We thank General Atlantic and Facebook who have joined us in this journey and our existing investors who …

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Facebook Quietly Releases Pinterest Clone App, ‘Hobbi’

Social media giant Facebook has quietly released a new app like Pinterest called ‘Hobbi’, a photo and video sharing app designed for documenting users hobbies. The app is available for iPhone users and it was created by New Product Experimentation (NPE) a team within Facebook tasked with experimenting new products and services, CNET reported on …

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Facebook Cancels Global Marketing Summit on Coronavirus Fears

Facebook said on Friday it had cancelled its Global Marketing Summit scheduled for next month in San Francisco due to coronavirus-related risks. The event, scheduled for March 9 to March 12 at the Moscone Center, was expected to see over 4,000 participants. “Out of an abundance of caution, we cancelled our global marketing summit due …

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Facebook rolls out Discover Groups feature in India

NEW DELHI: Facebook has launched its Groups Discover feature for users in India. The feature lets users browse through groups divided into 25 categories such as parenting, sports, food, buy & sell and more. Each topic page highlights the top suggested groups, based on popularity and group members that users might already know. The groups …

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No ‘aam aadmi’ party this! AAP’s Facebook campaign four times costlier than BJP

With Assembly elections in Delhi just a week away, all major contenders have intensified their campaigns, both on the streets and on social media. Along with rallies and meetings, political parties are spending a bomb on alternate media platforms to promote themselves. India Today Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) pulled out data of political advertisements on …