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Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Accounts Compromised In Major Hack

on September 23, 2016 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Accounts Compromised In Major Hack

Yahoo has just confirmed that their service has suffered a major hack – back in 2014, however now they have decided to inform users. Yahoo have gone on to say their believe this is a state-sponsored hack, and if found to be true can have real implications among international diplomatic relations. According to Yahoo, the […]

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Facebook raises $500 Million in Funding

on January 4, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook raises $500 Million in Funding

Facebook has raised an additional US$500 million in a new round of Venture Capitalist Funding. Goldman Sachs has invested $450 million and Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies has invested $50 million. This puts Facebook at a valuation of around US$50 Billion. There has been speculation that an initial public offering (IPO) will be set […]

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Facebook to Build New 300,000 Square Foot Data Centre

on August 4, 2010 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook to Build New 300,000 Square Foot Data Centre

As a result of Facebook’s massive growth over the past year, and now hitting 500 million users globally – the company has decided to build a 300,000 square foot datacentre in Prineville, Oregon – USA. Facebook is designing the data centre with energy efficiency in mind and utilising the latest ‘green’ technologies to do this. […]

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Breaking down Facebook’s 500 Million Users

on July 23, 2010 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Breaking down Facebook's 500 Million Users

Ok, so Facebook has now hit the 500 million user make. Lets look at how this is broken-down. Of the 500 million users: 34% reside in North America 32% in Europe 9% in South America 3% in Africa 20% in Asia 2% in Australia Looking at Australian Facebook statistics, of our total population – there […]

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Facebook Passes 500 Million Users

on July 22, 2010 | Facebook Social Media | Comments (0)
Facebook Passes 500 Million Users

Facebook has announced that it has passed 500 million members. CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a blog post: ‘I could have never imagined all of the ways people would use Facebook when we were getting started 6 years ago. I want to thank you for being part of making Facebook what it is today and […]

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