Facebook Inc.’s biggest advertisers have boosted spending by at least 10-fold in the past year as the social network crossed the half- billion user mark, becoming more alluring to marketers that want to reach a broad online audience.
Facebook Inc., the operator of the world’s largest social-networking site, said its business aiding China’s exporters to reach global markets is seeing fast growth even as its main Web services remain blocked in the nation.
Facebook Inc. is taking steps to open a sales office in China to work with local advertisers, according to people with knowledge of the matter, in a move that would put the social network’s employees in the country for the first time, even as its service remains censored there.
Facebook Inc., the world’s largest social network, is planning acquisitions that will improve site design, keep its service reliable and advance mobile features to stave off competition from Google Inc. and Twitter Inc.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said the outline of his arguments for why he shouldn’t be extradited to Sweden to face sexual assault claims will be provided to the media before a court hearing set for next month.