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Instagram Purchase By Facebook Approved
2012-08-23 12:03:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Love Story which blossomed earlier this spring has finally come to a beautiful, romantic end (or is it beginning?) The Facebook-Instagram deal has now been cleared by the parental figurehead of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). With an unanimous vote, the FTC has given Facebook the go-ahead nod to take on Instagram as its own and love it as it should love itself. It´s enough to make you sort of misty, isn´t...

Social Media Sites Under Siege, India Blocks Access For “Inflammatory” Content
2012-08-22 10:39:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter and Facebook are among the social media websites that are being urged to remove content that is deemed “inflammatory” by the Indian government, in a move to quell fears of communal violence in India. An Indian federal minister said on Tuesday that social networks need to be more responsive and responsible, even if their headquarters are abroad. The government said in a statement that it had already blocked...

How Instagram Lost Millions By Selling To Facebook
2012-08-21 14:13:26

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this spring, Facebook announced their intentions to purchase Instagram for a whopping $1 billion. The story would soon become one more tale for which small businesses and Internet businesses to measure their success against. Now, the New York Times is suggesting perhaps Instagram didn´t get the best deal they could from Facebook´s $1 Billion offer, saying Instagram should have insisted on being paid in cash,...

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