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Microsoft cuts advertising from Facebook

In an oddly timed move, Microsoft has reportedly stopped all advertising spending on Facebook and Instagram. Given that Microsoft is one of the biggest spenders on Zuckerberg’s platforms, this is an important shift, but it comes at an odd time, as Microsoft just partnered with Facebook Gaming following the shutdown …

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Facebook to acquire Giphy for $400 million

Facebook has made a number of huge acquisitions over the years to maintain its dominance in the social media landscape. From the $19 billion and and $1 billion purchases of WhatsApp and Instagram respectively, to the $2 billion buyout that brought Oculus under Facebook’s umbrella. The next frontier appears to …

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PlayStation and Facebook cancel their GDC appearances due to further Coronavirus concerns

Though it was only yesterday that we reported on PlayStation’s decision to withdraw from PAX East due to concerns regarding the potential danger of Coronavirus, the company has now announced that it will also be removing itself from the upcoming Game Developers Conference due to the exact same reason. In …

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