Tech giants on the ropes

The tech world has been buzzing with headlines in the past few months. Alphabet (Google) was fined in 2017 by the European Commission and is facing more anti-trust litigation. Its Q1 results also leave a lot to be desired. The same goes for Microsoft. Meanwhile, Facebook has come under a barrage of ...

Facebook to open digital training hub in Poland

Social media giant Facebook said it will open three new training centers in Europe, including one in Poland. The hubs will train volunteers in digital skills and hope to coach one million people over the next two years. Other two European facilities will be located in Spain and Italy.

Locked content PGE to sell energy on Facebook

WSE-listed utility PGE announced that it will sell energy and heat to its users through Facebook. “PGE has launched a special digital tool for Facebook users.The chatbot’s task is to quickly and efficiently identify the needs of current and potential PGE customers based on the responses they p...

Locked content Livechat shares plummet after Facebook launches similar product

The shares of WSE-listed software producer Livechat dropped by 20 percent on Wednesday, after the news that social media giant Facebook introduced a Messenger plug-in for business websites, a product similar to the flagship one from Livechat. The extension will allow billions of Facebook users to ta...

The Facebook generation in Poland 

It is sometimes said that for a 30-year-old, going out without a smartphone is like going out without your wallet – you can get by, but it’s awkward not to be able to pay for yourself. For a 22-year-old it feels like going out without your shoes, you can’t stop feeling uncomfortable and wishing you ...

Show me your social network and I’ll tell you who you are…

Over the last decade social media has revolutionized the way people all over the world interact with each other, resulting in new types of data being produced every day at an unprecedented rate. Interesting patterns found in our private networks of friends and the content we share and consume are us...

Locked content Facebook tests new features in Poland

Polish Facebook users are the first to use the “Messenger days” feature as part of the social media mogul’s latest round of testings. The feature allows people to share illustrated filter-enhanced photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours, just like on another social media platf...

Locked content Former CEO of Onet.pl to lead Facebook in CEE

Former CEO of Grupa Onet, Robert Bednarski, will take the directorial role at the Polish branch of Facebook, which is in charge of the portal’s operations in the entire CEE region, the social network informed in a press release. He will replace Rob Kiely. Bednarski has been working for onet.pl...