Facebook to Buy Whatsapp for $16B

by jayvenka on February 20, 2014

Facebook is all set for its next major acquisition (next to Instagram). This time is Whatsapp, another mobile application, just like Instagram.

The acquisition is on $12 billion in stock and $4 billion in cash.  Another  $3 billion in restricted stock units to be granted to WhatsApp’s founders and employees (so it adds to $19B?)

About Whatsapp:

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Android and Nokia.

“WhatsApp is on a path to connect 1 billion people,” says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

WhatsApp’s co-founder and CEO, Jan Koum, says: “Here’s what will change for you, our users: nothing.”

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Whats new in WordPress 3.8

by jayvenka on January 13, 2014

We just updated social media latest blog to wordpress 3.8 and here a few things that were updated in wordpress 3.8 that we found out from the wordpress dashboard.

WordPress 3.8 dashboard new look

Modern aesthetic

The new WordPress dashboard has a fresh, uncluttered design that embraces clarity and simplicity.

Clean typography

The Open Sans typeface provides simple, friendly text that is optimized for both desktop and mobile viewing. It’s even open source, just like WordPress.

Refined contrast

We think beautiful design should never sacrifice legibility. With superior contrast and large, comfortable type, the new design is easy to read and a pleasure to navigate.

WordPress on every device

We all access the internet in different ways. Smartphone, tablet, notebook, desktop — no matter what you use, WordPress will adapt and you’ll feel right at home.

High definition at high speed

WordPress is sharper than ever with new vector-based icons that scale to your screen. By ditching pixels, pages load significantly faster, too.


Refined theme management

The new themes screen lets you survey your themes at a glance. Or want more information? Click to discover more. Then sit back and use your keyboard’s navigation arrows to flip through every theme you’ve got.

Smoother widget experience

Drag-drag-drag. Scroll-scroll-scroll. Widget management can be complicated. With the new design, we’ve worked to streamline the widgets screen.

Have a large monitor? Multiple widget areas stack side-by-side to use the available space. Using a tablet? Just tap a widget to add it.

Twenty Fourteen, a sleek new magazine theme

Turn your blog into a magazine

Create a beautiful magazine-style site with WordPress and Twenty Fourteen. Choose a grid or a slider to display featured content on your homepage. Customize your site with three widget areas or change your layout with two page templates.

With a striking design that does not compromise our trademark simplicity, Twenty Fourteen is our most intrepid default theme yet.


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