Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Trust in mobile messaging

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Posted on 28th Mar 2014 by in Telecom

Thanks to smarter devices and wider availability of connectivity, whether through WiFi services or 4G/LTE, we are communicating more than ever before especially through mobile phones  We send ten billion messages per day on Facebook, and recently acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp processed 27 billion messages in a period of 24 hours last year. However, […]

What’s up with Mark Zuckerberg? A man on a mission at MWC

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Posted on 26th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

He’s a man on a mission, and when the man who created Facebook talks about mobile phones, people listen. In his keynote speech at MWC in Barcelona, he took some time to speak about WhatsApp, and its mission to connect one billion people across the globe. It’s no secret that Zuck’ has seen mobile as […]

Mobile World Congress – starting earlier each year

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

Last year we noticed that Mobile World Congress announcements were being made before the official start of the conference. And it appears that it’s no different this year either. Let’s start with Facebook’s acquisition of popular mass messenger Whatsapp for $19bn. Despite all the hype around the price paid for the app, it’s notable that […]

Should your “friend” social login for your business? Visit us at RSA Conference to find out.

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Posted on 20th Feb 2014 by in Enterprise

Here’s a familiar scenario: I hear about a great website/service that interests me.  It’s free, but I have to create an account to use the service. I’m not sure I’m going to keep using the service, so I hesitate to set up an account. Then I notice that I can login using my LinkedIn profile, […]

Facebook is 10 today – how much has changed since 2004?

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Posted on 4th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

As Facebook turned ten years old today, it occurred to me that one out of every six people on the planet now has a Facebook profile. Facebook is now reported to have more than 1.2 billion users out of the world’s 7.2 billion people. This achievement is stunning, particularly when one considers that this ‘social […]

How to make Mobile World Congress 2014 a success

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Posted on 27th Jan 2014 by in M2m

The countdown has commenced – it is but one month until Mobile World Congress 2014 starts and thousands of tech hotshots descend on Barcelona again. Everyone hopes for a successful event – however they may define success – but do you plan on being someone who is exhausted by the end of it, or one […]

The death of SMS – but more messaging

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Posted on 21st Jan 2014 by in Telecom

You may have seen the headlines last week proclaiming the ‘death of SMS’ and positioning SMS as ‘old-fashioned text messages’. Well, we all know that ‘bad news sells’, so let’s look at the good news around this. Based on global predictions from Deloitte, communications aren’t dropping – quite the opposite. In fact, instant messaging is […]

Emergency SMS – mobile devices to the rescue

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Posted on 6th Dec 2013 by in Telecom

Most of our followers will have one, if not two or more, mobile devices. Mobile ownership is rising rapidly around the world and, with it, more communications and interaction. From voice calling to data such as email, Facebook and photo-sharing, the mobile device has truly become über-functional. But there is one traditional function that still […]

Internet for all, with Facebook for SIM

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Posted on 8th Nov 2013 by in Telecom

In a world where millions of people rely on the Internet for daily tasks, it’s easy to forget that not everyone has instant and reliable access to the World Wide Web. Today, the Internet isn’t accessible for two thirds of the world. Unfortunately, given the low spread of connectivity projected for years to come, it’s […]

What two-factor authentication could mean for Twitter

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Posted on 30th May 2013 by in Enterprise

Yesterday’s announcement from Twitter that it will be adopting a mobile phone-based system of two-factor authentication feels like a landmark of sorts. This is not because it is a ground-breaking use of technology: Gmail, Facebook, Outlook and Hotmail are all employing similar systems and have done so for some time, while online banking has used […]