Computer Hardware

Facebook says Messenger now has 1.2B MAUs, up from 1B in July 2016 and 900M in April 2016 (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Facebook says Messenger now has 1.2B MAUs, up from 1B in July 2016 and 900M in April 2016  —  Normally adding 200 million users in 8 months to a product that already has a billion would reduce the average engagement, but most apps don’t have Facebook Messenger’s network effect. … Techmeme

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Bellator 172 payouts: Josh Koscheck rakes in $75,000 in defeat, ‘Pitbull’ Freire leads payday way

Bellator 172 payouts: Josh Koscheck rakes in ,000 in defeat, ‘Pitbull’ Freire leads payday way Pitbull” mixed martial arts (MMA)-led event last weekend (Sat., Feb. 18, 2017) inside SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., were released earlier today by California State Athletic Commission (CSAC). The total disclosed payroll was $ 379,200. The top earner of […]