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The Economics of #FacebookDown

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Facebook went down on Monday, September 28th for 43 minutes. The company lost over 1 million dollars in digital and mobile advertising revenue and frustrated the core group of their 1.5 billion users. Even more surprisingly, this was the third outage in September: the social media conglomerate also experienced intermittent issues on the 24th and…

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NPR’s Fresh Take on Snapchat

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If you follow NPR on Twitter you may have been seeing yellow this morning, and not just because it’s the first day of fall. NPR’s traditional red/black/blue avatar has been replaced by the Snapchat ghost with the familiar logo nestled in the center, and you can now add @NPRnews as a friend on Snapchat to follow their story…

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