‘Facebook is everything to us’: How Little Things grew to 50 million users in under three years

Feel-good publisher Little Things has built an audience of 50 million users a month thanks to Facebook -- and it's profitable. CEO Joe Speiser joined the Digiday Podcast to discuss how the publisher grew out of its roots as a pet-food retailer, why he's not too worried about being overly reliant on Facebook and the advantages of not being reliant on venture capital. The post ‘Facebook is everything to us’: How Little Things grew to 50 million users in under three years appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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Facebook quiz app maker exposed data on over 120 million users

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Facebook has already removed 583 million fake accounts this year

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Facebook Pays Publishers Over $50 Million to Start Using Live Video

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