laughingsquid:

Google adds new explore feature to Google Maps apps
cnbc:

Eight fascinating Facebook facts

1. If Facebook were a country, it would be the world’s second largest. 
2. Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion in February. Apple could buy nine WhatsApp’s.
3. The site has 1.35 billion monthly active users.
4. 1/7 people on earth access Facebook at least monthly on a mobile device.
5. Mark Zuckerberg owns Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Facebook Pages Manager, Paper, Slingshot, Instagram, WhatsApp and Moves..
6. Facebook has 1 billion more users than Twitter.
7. 900 million people use Facebook’s messaging apps.
8. Facebook has 1.5 million active advertisers.

- via @EliLanger-

cnbc:

Eight fascinating Facebook facts

1. If Facebook were a country, it would be the world’s second largest. 

2. Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion in February. Apple could buy nine WhatsApp’s.

3. The site has 1.35 billion monthly active users.

4. 1/7 people on earth access Facebook at least monthly on a mobile device.

5. Mark Zuckerberg owns Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Facebook Pages Manager, Paper, Slingshot, Instagram, WhatsApp and Moves..

6. Facebook has 1 billion more users than Twitter.

7. 900 million people use Facebook’s messaging apps.

8. Facebook has 1.5 million active advertisers.

- via @EliLanger-

Like many other tech heavyweights, Twitter has a lack of diversity in its ranks. According to data released by the company on Wednesday, women comprise 30% of its US workforce and only 10% of its technical positions. Twenty-nine percent of its staff is Asian, while only 2% is black and 3% is Hispanic. More than three-quarters (79%) of its leadership team is male, and 72% is white.

“We are keenly aware that Twitter is part of an industry that is marked by dramatic imbalances in diversity — and we are no exception,” Janet Van Huysse, its VP of diversity and inclusion, said in a blog post.

Take a look at the new Foursquare.
The buzz around wearable technology (via Brandwatch) Find more data on wearable tech here.

The buzz around wearable technology (via Brandwatch)

Find more data on wearable tech here.

Amazon’s first ad for the Fire Phone features kids dressed like hipsters.

fastcompany:

Secret, the popular anonymous-sharing app, raised $25 million. Here’s how it went from poorly designed messaging app to red-hot startup.
Read More>

fastcompany:

Secret, the popular anonymous-sharing app, raised $25 million. Here’s how it went from poorly designed messaging app to red-hot startup.

Read More>

yahoonews:


The first Instagram photo ever uploaded, four years ago today on July 16, 2010. Co-founder Kevin Systrom posted the photo on the app, which was called Codename at the time.

Snapchat introduces geofilters.