What you should know about Facebook’s acquisition of Whatsapp?

Whatsapp

#Whatsapp has been trending on Twitter and Facebook all day. Just a one line reasoning for the trending is,

Facebook acquires Whatsapp for $16 billion – $12 billion in stock, $4 billion in cash plus $3 billion in restricted stock.

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57% of mobile users in India use social media apps on their phone

Rangoli for Sankranti by artist Anisha Raghu

Rangoli for Sankranti Festival

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Can Social Media Influence Elections in India?

Social Media in elections in India

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2012-13: 50% rise in Facebook users in India

Yesterday’s report from Facebook suggests that there has been an impressive increase in user base of Facebook users in India – 50% over a year. Some highlights, Read more on 2012-13: 50% rise in Facebook users in India…

Every minute, 1300 new mobile users are added: Intel

An interesting infographic from Intel talks about what happens in a minute on the internet,

  • Every minute, 1300 new mobile users are added
  • Every minute, 47K apps are downloaded
  • Every minute, 320 people join Twitter and 100K tweets are sent
  • Every minute, there are 277K Facebook logins and 6 million page views
  • Every minute, >2 million Google searches are performed
  • Every minute, 204 million emails are sent
  • By 2015, the number of networked devices will be 2x the global population

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