Facebook Messenger Tops a Billion Downloads on Google Play

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Facebook crowed Tuesday that an Android version of its Messenger app has been downloaded more than a billion times from the Google Play store. “Happy to make it to the very exclusive Android 1 billion+ downloads club,” the head of the Messenger team David Marcus said in an online post. …

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Facebook Earns 51 Percent of Ad Revenue Overseas

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Overseas markets bring in more advertising revenue than the United States for Facebook Inc, amounting to 51 percent of global ad sales in the first quarter, with growth in Asia the fastest in the world at 57 percent, company executives told Reuters. While Facebook has reported regional growth in percentage …

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Facebook gives priority to Friends

Facebook said Tuesday it was re configuring its News Feed, in a move aimed at giving people more information about what is happening to “the friends you care about.” The world’s biggest social network unveiled changes which decrease reliance on “referral” traffic or the sharing of news articles or other …

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Seeks Peace With Telcos On Web-For-All Push

Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg was on hostile turf on Monday as spoke to executives at the world’s biggest annual gathering of the mobile industry, renewing attempts to win their backing to help reach billions of users with no Internet access. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Zuckerberg sought …

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