6 week long Facebook’s ‘Boost your Business’ initiative in UP was a big hit!

Close to six weeks ago, Facebook launched a ‘Boost Your Business’ campaign in UP. The motive was to connect with the SME’s (small and medium enterprises) to join FB’s business page to connect within the country and globally. The results were terrific with more than 1,500 enterprises ranging from the ‘Blue Lassi shop’ in Varanasi to a …

Zuckerberg’s Plea for ‘Free Internet’ in India

On Monday (28th Dec) Mark Zuckerberg , defended his ‘Free Basics service’ in India, that is intended to provide access to over 100 websites and applications at no charge. This came after the Indian authorities banned FB’s Free Basics service on the grounds that it violated net neutrality. Zuckerberg responded to critics by comparing Facebook’s free limited internet service …

Tech Cos. setting a great example in ‘Chennai Disaster Management’

As Chennai aches from the spell of torrential rains – which has halted city’s daily life; various tech companies have come forward to provide a helping hand. From ‘Global Giants’ to ‘Startups’, cos. are running initiatives to ensure stable local connection, citizens safety and distribution of food. Indian startups like Paytm, Practo, Ola, Zomato, SocialCop and OyoRooms have come forward to provide medical services, …

FB CEO blessed with a baby girl, donates 99% of company’s shares

In a surprise announcement (on 1st Dec 2015), Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder and CEO of Facebook, announced that he and his wife would donate  99 percent of their Facebook shares (currently worth about $45 billion)  to charitable purposes. Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan, gave birth to a baby daughter last week but the couple didn’t put out the news until Tuesday, when …

Facebook will soon come up with a dedicated Shopping Section

Great news for all the Online-Shopaholics! Facebook is undertaking a test of a Shopping feed that aggregates posts and photos about products on sale from different retailers. It’s also strengthening the fast-loading “immersive ads” it started previously, by letting merchants host whole product catalogues on the pages that load inside Facebook instead of kicking users to a mobile …