Business

Facebook

Facebook rolls out new messaging, business tools for brands

Facebook Inc is rolling out new ways for businesses to find and chat with potential customers on its apps, the social media company said Thursday, as it seeks to become an online s...

Grey Data Blog: LinkedIn User Growth

Forecasting LinkedIn User Growth for 2021-22

Over the past decade LinkedIn has been growing at a steady and predictable rate. However, this rate has been accelerating since Microsoft formally concluded its acquisition of the ...

Platform News: PayPal

Gloomy outlook dulls PayPal’s quarterly profit beat

Shares of PayPal Holdings fell 8% on the payment company’s downbeat current-quarter profit outlook that outweighed a better-than-expected profit in the second quarter from a ...

Activism

What happens next when societal changes hit the workplace?

Today, the second most popular e-learning course on LinkedIn, which is the largest and most heavily trafficked English-language business-oriented website in the world is ‘Unc...

UK PM Boris Johnson, Conservative

UK PM Johnson asks businesses to follow him on LinkedIn

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson opened an account on professional networking site LinkedIn, saying he wished to use it as a means to talk more directly into the business community.

Platform News: Facebook and WhatsApp messaging service

Facebook’s WhatsApp brings digital payment to users in Brazil

WhatsApp has rolled out a system across Brazil that will allow users to send money to individuals or local businesses within a chat, attaching payments as they would a photo or vid...

Amazon

Amazon launches business selling automated checkout to retailers

Amazon.com Inc is set to announce a new business line selling the technology behind its cashier-less convenience stores to other retailers, the company told news agency Reuters. 

London

Focus on people as well as profit, business leaders told

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Consumers have the power to make companies behave better and look beyond the bottom line, business leaders and activists said on Wednesd...