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Is Facebook Marketplace ignoring emerging markets eCommerce?

Yes, it’s happening. Facebook Marketplace has finally been launched. The Marketplace is a new feature inside the Facebook mobile app.

The Marketplace comes as a response to marketplaces type sites like Craigslist and eBay. 688 more words


It’s the clash of the TelCo beasts! Who is the Queen City of the South’s mobile internet King? Let’s find out!

10 Rounds of unbiased research based on facts, observations and thorough reasoning to reveal who has faster speeds and a more provincial-wide coverage. 1,657 more words


Innovation: Meet "Text Engine", the Google with text messages.

I’ve had a smartphone since 2010. In developed countries, a feature phone is a memory of the past – a nostalgic thought about flip phones. 452 more words

Emerging Markets

innovation is more than you think it is

Africa is the home of innovation.Lately you get the feeling that this is driven by the innovations centered around mobile usage and the growing mobile wallets that transact  multiple times above the GDP of the nations they are hosted in. 346 more words

Don't give up on "bricks and sticks" just yet - but understand where stores now sit in the mobile-based purchase journey.

Research news just out of New York confirms that smartphones are increasingly used for product research both in and out of home, but up to two thirds of consumers supplement this with store visits as well, according to a new report. 519 more words

Marketing And Advertising

Once Upon A Payphone

Think about it. When was the last time you physically saw a phone booth, let alone used it?

At one point, it is said payphones numbered over 2 million in the United States in the mid-1990s. 204 more words


Reliance stands tall with Jio 

Mukesh Ambani on Thursday disrupted the Indian telecom market when he announced the launch of the most anticipated Reliance Jio aiming to offer lifetime free voice calling and dirt cheap data rates that will be easy on pockets of everyone. 238 more words

Technology And Gadgets