‘Rewarded products’: Google wants Android developers to make money by showing video ads to users

Google has launched a new programme which will help developers make money from non-paying app users. Called ‘rewarded products’, Google will help developers monetise apps by showing ads in a video format. Users can choose to watch the video advertisement and after completion will receive in-app currency. The virtual money can be used for paying […]

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will become ‘privacy-focused’ like WhatsApp

Mired in several data breaches amid growing government hearings, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said he is working to make his social networking platform “privacy-focused” like WhatsApp. Admitting that people want private, encrypted services, he said Facebook will become like the mobile messaging platform WhatsApp which is more secure with end-to-end encryption. “We plan […]

Facebook is losing users in US: Report

Social networking giant Facebook today hosts around 15 million fewer people in the US than it did in 2017, with the biggest drop being among teen and millennial demographic. A new US-specific survey data compiled by market research firm Edison Research highlighted that Facebook’s user-base was shrinking, particularly in the coveted 12- to 34-year-old in […]