Fortune

  • Snapchat Reportedly Acquires Viral Comic App Bitstrips

    … Bitstrips, the creative comic strip app which rose to prominence on Facebook, appears to have a new home. Fortune reported that Snapchat has apparently purchased Bitstrips—which also makes personalized emoji app Bitmoji—in a deal valued in the neighborhood of $100 million (a mix of cash and stock). While Bitstrips rose to power on Facebook…

    Justin Lafferty/ Inside Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Big Leap for Facebook in Fortune 500

    … Facebook was a big mover in the 61st edition of the Fortune 500 annual list of largest U.S. corporations, moving up nearly 100 spots. The social network debuted on the list in May 2013, at No. 482. It climbed from No. 341 last year to No. 242 on the current list, making the top 250 in just its third year in the rankings. Retail giant Walmart…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Google Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Insane Story of the Day: eBay Started as an Ebola Site

    … After spending way too much time playing with the Way Back Machine, Fortune’s Erin Griffith came away with an amazing scoop: eBay started as a website about Ebola. In 1995, ebay.com was just another quirky domain on the young web. As Griffith reports, entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar only bought it when his first choice, echobay.com, wasn’t…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 10 readers -
  • Sheryl Sandberg: Comic-Book Hero?

    … Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg is a hero to many women due to her book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, and Fortune recognizes her as being powerful, so becoming a comic-book superhero was the next logical step. Independent comic-book studio Bluewater Productions, which also produced a comic book about Facebook co…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 10 on ‘Fortune’ List of Most Powerful Women in Business

    … Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg came in at No. 10 on the list of Most Powerful Women in Business from Fortune. The top 10 were: IBM chairman, CEO and president Ginni Rometty General Motors CEO Mary Barra PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi Lockheed Martin chairman, CEO and president Marillyn Hewson DuPont chairman and CEO…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 8 readers -
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