Khalid Jamil

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Why the youth market matters for Snapchat and Facebook, despite what the WSJ thinks

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Ever since the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> wrote about the rumors that Snapchat turned down a $3-billion acquisition offer from …

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Facebook Expands Its Definition Of Small Business Pages, Says It Now Has 25M Of Them

Facebook is tweaking the way it counts up the small and medium businesses that have a presence on the social network.<p>Why the change? Well, it increases the count. Dan Levy, who leads Facebook’s small and medium business team, told me there are now 25 million Facebook Pages for SMBs, and 1 million …

Apple loosens restrictions on water-damaged iPhones for Apple Store trade-in program

Starting this week the trade-in value for iPhones will no longer be impacted by the phone’s liquid damage indicator, according to Apple retail employees. Previously, if a device’s “liquid contact indicator” was tripped, the phone would be completely worthless as a trade-in under the company’s …

Google working on RAW support and improved camera features for Android

Nokia may be the first to have delivered RAW photography in a smartphone, but there's evidence to suggest that Google isn't too far behind. A month-old batch of code, recently spotted by app developer Josh Brown, reveals that work has been underway on a new Android camera API that could allow …

Facebook Launches New Privacy Policies And You Still Can Be Used For Ads

Are you sitting down? Doesn't matter, this isn't going to surprise you.<p>Facebook reaffirmed its position on Friday that it's able to use the postings and personal information of 1.2 billion accounts on the service for advertising purposes. The social media website announced the new privacy policies …

Snapchat Rejected A $3 Billion All-Cash Offer From Facebook

According to a new report from Evelyn M. Rusli and Douglas MacMillan at the WSJ, Facebook offered $3 billion in cash to buy Snapchat, but Snapchat turned it down.<p>This is not the first time that Facebook tried to buy Snapchat. Zuckerberg previously offered $1 billion for Snapchat and was rejected.<p>In …

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