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Breaking up Facebook would do more harm than good

Facebook bestrides the Earth. It attracts nearly 1.5 billion users a day, commands a fifth of global online advertising revenue and has a market capitalisation that exceeds the GDP of many countries. But breaking it up is the wrong approach.

MTN hikes WhatsApp bundle price by 200%

Just three months after introducing a low-cost, 1GB WhatsApp data bundle costing only R10, MTN South Africa has hiked the price – for many users, at least – by 200%. Introduced in April, MTN said the price increase had

WhatsApp CEO quits

WhatsApp founder and CEO Jan Koum is leaving Facebook, just a few years after his messaging app was acquired by the social media giant for $22bn. With Koum’s departure, Facebook loses one of its

WhatsApp pushes into digital payments

Just 16 months after demonetisation forever changed the way Indians pay for things, WhatsApp is set to disrupt the market yet again. With more than 200m Indians already using its messaging, WhatsApp is piloting a

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