Mark Zuckerberg Dines With Wireless Carrier Execs To Discuss, But WhatsApp Looms


Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg dined with about 20 executives from wireless carriers Monday night in Barcelona, Spain, site of the 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress, Bloomberg reported, and the conversation at the private dinner may have been guarded, given the wireless industry’s concerns over the threat that the social network’s most recent acquisition, cross-platform mobile messaging company WhatsApp, presents to their text-messaging services.

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Orange Rolling Out Facebook To All Phones In Africa

Mobile phone users in Africa may be saying, “Orange you glad we can get on Facebook now?,” as France Telecom’s Orange service provider announced that the social network will soon available on any phone within its footprint across the continent, potentially giving Facebook’s mobile user count a huge boost.

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Orange Uses Facebook To Power Giga-Pixel Photo

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Orange, the European mobile service provider, recently launched a new campaign to have users tag their friends in a massive photo from the Glastonbury 2010 festival. The 1.3 giga-pixel photo includes 70,000 people in the crowd. So far 5,640 people have been tagged in the photo. The photo in itself is pretty impressive, and with only 5,200 people liking the page so far, it’s somewhat surprising that so many people have already been identified.
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