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The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp is 'resting and vesting' - showing up to Facebook and barely working in order to collect a $450 million payday

The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp is 'resting and vesting' - showing up to Facebook and barely working in order to collect a $450 million payday

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum announced he planned to leave Facebook in April. But he's still showing up to the office once a month so he can continue to collect $450 million in...
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A creepy viral WhatsApp meme called Momo is scaring kids, worrying police, and has been linked to at least one death

A creepy viral WhatsApp meme called Momo is scaring kids, worrying police, and has been linked to at least one death

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

YouTube/ImJayStation A creepy WhatsApp meme based around a character called Momo is spreading panic on the internet. The phenomenon, which originated in South America, involves...
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Instagram added more new users last year than Snapchat has in total

6 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Snapchat and Twitter are falling well behind the Facebook behemoth, in terms of user growth. Each app in the Facebook empire - comprised of Instagram, WhatsApp, and the core...
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Easy Ways to Share Your Travel Plans Using TripIt

Easy Ways to Share Your Travel Plans Using TripIt

7 days ago   |   Trip It

The TripIt team is always looking for ways to make travel less stressful. We know the importance of staying connected to friends, family and colleagues while you're traveling...
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WhatsApp Status is going to monetize stories with ads

WhatsApp Status is going to monetize stories with ads

12 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence " Digital Media Briefing " subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know,
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What you need to know in advertising today

What you need to know in advertising today

13 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Pool Facebook's WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, it said on Wednesday, as...
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Four years after Facebook paid $19 billion for WhatsApp, the app finally has a feature to make money

Four years after Facebook paid $19 billion for WhatsApp, the app finally has a feature to make money

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook Facebook is offering new ways for businesses to reach customers on its WhatsApp chat service. The new tools will allow WhatsApp to generate revenue, something...
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Facebook is losing its top lawyer, Colin Str

Facebook is losing its top lawyer, Colin Str

21 days ago   |   Business Insider

Colin Stretch/Facebook Colin Stretch, a top lawyer at Facebook who joined the company in 2010, announced he's stepping down at the end of the year. Stretch led the social...
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Facebook won't say if it has evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming 2018 US elections

Facebook won't say if it has evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming 2018 US elections

21 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook won't say if it has seen evidence of Russian meddling on its social network ahead of the 2018 US midterm elections. On a conference call...
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Facebook's top security exec called for huge changes to solve the company's problems in a leaked memo

Facebook's top security exec called for huge changes to solve the company's problems in a leaked memo

21 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Win McNamee/Getty Images Facebook's security boss Alex Stamos called on Facebook to make some major changes in the wake of its string of scandals in March 2018. BuzzFeed News...
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Business Insider Shutterstock We check our phones 85 times a day on average, according to a 2015 study. Tech companies are trying to help everyone cut back on screen... Read more ...

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Here's why champagne and prosecco make you feel more drunk than normal wine

Getty Images Many often say they feel drunker when consuming sparkling alcoholic beverages than non-sparkling drinks. A higher alcohol content can actually be detected in the... Read more ...

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The director of 'Crazy Rich Asians' had to ignore past failure to make a career-defining movie that hopes to push real Hollywood change

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