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Facebook rumored to be eyeing Opera as their next purchase


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#1 Animal

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 03:21 PM

It's well known that for all of Facebook's online presence the major weakness is their mobile presence and applications. This is evident by their recent purchase of Instagram. With their recent IPO shareholders will not be satisfied with a continued diminished mobile presence.

By purchasing Opera they gain a healthy market share of mobile browsing. This makes it easier to integrate Facebook on the mobile platform.

More on the rumor:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9227516/Opera_is_Facebook_s_best_browser_play

http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/facebook-may-buy-opera-facebook-phone-rumors/

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57441790-93/facebook-in-talks-to-buy-browser-company-opera-says-report/

Also the Google search results: Facebook to buy Opera

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 05:00 PM

Here's my no-holds-barred honest opinion as an Opera user: Oh hell no.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 10:47 PM

well then they better make it suitable for mom :flowers:

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 12:02 PM

Opera browser enthusiasts react to Rumored acquisition by Face-Crook...

Edited by Union_Thug, 29 May 2012 - 12:03 PM.


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Posted 31 May 2012 - 08:12 AM

Opera browser enthusiasts react to Rumored acquisition by Face-Crook...



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Posted 11 June 2012 - 08:07 PM

This article was brought to my attention recently:

Opera CEO Not Interested in Facebook Take Over | NBC San Diego

Edited by FlannelBack, 11 June 2012 - 08:08 PM.





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