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  2. WhatsApp - Wikipedia

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    2009–2014. WhatsApp was founded by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, former employees of Yahoo!.. In January 2009, after purchasing an iPhone and realizing the potential of the app industry on the App Store, Koum and Acton began visiting Koum's friend Alex Fishman in West San Jose to discuss a new type of messaging app that would show "statuses next to individual names of the people".

  3. Orkut - Wikipedia

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    Orkut's features and interface changed significantly with time. Initially, each member could become a fan of any of the friends in their list and also evaluate whether their friend is "Trustworthy", "Cool", "Sexy" on a scale of 1 to 3 (marked by icons), which was aggregated as a percentage [citation needed].

  4. YouTube - Wikipedia

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    It offers advertising-free streaming, access to original programming, and background and offline video playback on mobile devices. YouTube Premium was originally announced on November 12, 2014, as "Music Key", a subscription music streaming service, and was intended to integrate with and replace the existing Google Play Music "All Access" service.

  5. History of YouTube - Wikipedia

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    Free content is just the lure on which they layer revenue from advertising and premium services". [292] : 271sq Tapscott and Williams argue that it is important for new media companies to find ways to make a profit with the help of peer-produced content.

  6. Wikipedia:Unusual articles - Wikipedia

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    Of the over six million articles in the English Wikipedia there are some articles that Wikipedians have identified as being somewhat unusual. These articles are verifiable, valuable contributions to the encyclopedia, but are a bit odd, whimsical, or something one would not expect to find in Encyclopædia Britannica.

  7. Burger King - Wikipedia

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    The predecessor to Burger King was founded in 1953 in Jacksonville, Florida, as Insta-Burger King. After visiting the McDonald brothers' original store location in San Bernardino, California, the founders and owners (Keith J. Kramer and his wife's uncle Matthew Burns), who had purchased the rights to two pieces of equipment called "Insta-machines", opened their first restaurants.

  8. Tuvalu - Wikipedia

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    The new AM radio transmitter on Funafuti replaced the FM radio service to the outer islands and freed up satellite bandwidth for mobile services. Fenui – news from Tuvalu is a free digital publication of the Tuvalu Media Department that is emailed to subscribers and operates a Facebook page, which publishes news about government activities ...

  9. Jeremy Hunt - Wikipedia

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    Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt (born 1 November 1966) is a British politician serving as Chair of the Health and Social Care Select Committee since 2020. He previously served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 2010 to 2012, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care from 2012 to 2018, and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 2018 to 2019.