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Why Voice Search Is Key to the Future of Mobile (and Facebook)

Jason Mander | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

That Facebook is betting big on mobile voice search is a sign of how search behaviours are set to evolve. Already, 80% of internet users have a smartphone and, in many demographics and markets, mobiles have moved ahead of PCs/laptops as the most common or important way of accessing the internet.

This Terrifying App Lets Your Facebook Friends Track You Without You Knowing

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Tech

A new Chrome extension has just taken Facebook stalking to another level. Marauders Map allows users to make use of the location data attached to M...

Facebook Celebrates Forcing 500 Million People To Use 'Messenger'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook has announced that it has managed to force 500 million unwilling people to download and use its Messenger app. The social network launched...

The Week in Social Media

Chris York | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK
Chris York

A little round-up of some things of note that happened in the world of social media this week. Highlights include traditional media outlets being beaten to stories by Twitter, Scottish Terriers stealing the show at the Commonwealth Games ceremony and the inevitable dog gif...

Why Has Facebook Spent $19billion on WhatsApp?

Philip Letts | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech
Philip Letts

Despite concerns, Facebook has clearly recognized the need to branch out into other markets. As Facebook celebrates it's 10th birthday, it's time to give credit where credit is rightly due. Let's look at the brand as a matured tech company instead of reaching for the panic-button.

Facebook Messenger Takes On Texting (And WhatsApp)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Tech

Facebook has unveiled a new version of its Messenger app which allows users without an account on the social network to join. The update potentiall...