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  What can we do about Facebook?

Around 4 years ago, we have posted an article Is Facebook becoming Tencent like? to analyze the strategy Facebook adopted to build its technology empire at that time. Today, we would continue this discussion since the story seems not end there. Facebook is still on the way of copying others. The latest victim being copied is Snapchat where lots of its new features have been copied by Instagram -- an app owned by Facebook. This has helped Instagram acquired lots of active users, especi...

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  Mark Zuckerberg delivered his first Chinese speech in Beijing

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered a speech in Chinese at "Tringhua Students Dialogue with Board Members" on Oct 24, 2015 in Tsinghua University, Beijing. This is the first time he used Chinese throughout the whole speech. Though his Chinese is not that fluent, his hard work on learning Chinese is well appreciated.  In this speech, he shared three stories : mission, care and looking ahead. Mission You have to believe in your mission. When you have a mission, it will help yo...

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  Facebook fires a few Chinese employees

There is a big news happening in the Silicon Valley in past few days. Facebook fired a few Chinese employees for bringing outsiders into Facebook's campus and canteen on a charged basis. It's well known that tech companies in Silicon Valley provide attractive welfare to their employees. We often heard about the news that lots of free service(including free food, free laundry, free massage etc) are provided to employees to encourage them to stay effective when working. This is good news and welc...

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  Here is why Mark Zuckerberg wears the same thing every day

Have you noticed that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg always wears the same thing every day when he appears in the public? A grey t-shirt which is now a symbol of Mark Zuckerberg. The reason why he wears the same thing every day is "I want to clear my life to make it that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community" as what he said in an in-person public Q&A at the Facebook HQ in Menlo Park where he answered questions from people around th...

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  Facebook steps into the $100 billion club

According to 36 Kr, investors and analysts seemed to be inspired by the Q2 earnings report released on 24th July by Facebook, Facebook share price increased by more than 50% post that. As the U.S. stock market closed, Facebook share price rose $0.79 yesterday, closing at $41.34. As of now, Facebook's market capitalization has reached 100.676 billion U.S. dollars.The reason why Facebook share price kept dropping since its IPO is because investors doubted,the ability of Facebook on selling advert...

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  Facebook share price is over $38 before the market opens on Wednesday

According to Sina Tech, Facebook share price is over $38 before the market opens on Wednesday. It's the first time that its share price is over $38 since its IPO last year. In May 2012, Facebook went to public on Nasdaq with a releasing share price of $38. The share price went below $38 after the first trading day. Then after its share price kept dropping until last September it reached to its lowest point with a share price of $17.58. But as Facebook's performance was better than expected last...

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  Is Facebook becoming Tencent like?

Recently there is news that Facebook is developing a Reader application which is to compete with Flipboard and Pulse. This reminds me a few movements of Facebook in the past few months. First they built a copy of Snapchat named Poke which failed badly at last. Then they launched a new feature on Instagram named Video on Instagram which allows users to shoot and share short videos up to 15 seconds. This feature is to compete with Vine from Twitter. It seems Instagram wins over Vine on this. You c...

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  Now Instagram supports short video sharing

This week we had one article If Instagram supports short video sharing. It said that Facebook might announce a new product in this week's press event on 20 June. In this article, the product to be launched was a short video sharing capability on Instagram instead of RSS reader as predicted previously. Yesterday the answer is revealed. Video on Instagram came out. Video on Instagram enables you to share your story in another way. Now you can see a movie camera button next to the photo button. Yo...

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