Pheed

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Pheed is a social networking service that competes with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and related sites.[1] Launched in November of 2012, Pheed is aimed at a younger audience than Facebook's demographic,[1] Pheed combines text, video, images and audio, and includes a live broadcast option.[2] Pheed provides a pay-per-view option, covering both individual elements (such as a video or audio event), or subscriptions to a full feed,[3][4] and mobile applications through the Apple App Store and Google Play.[5]

Pheed was sold to Mobli Media Group a company majority owned by Carlos Slim Helú, in March of 2014 for a reported US$40 million.

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  1. ^ a b Pozi, Ilya. (May 15, 2013). "Pheed iPhone Craze Heads To Android". Forbes. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Kiss, Jemima. (May 5, 2013). "It is thriving for now - but upstart apps are gunning for Facebook". The Observer.
  3. ^ Baltin, Steve. (June 5, 2013). "Pheed App Bringing Pay-Per-View to Phones". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  4. ^ Lunden, Ingrid. (October 19, 2012). "Is Twitter Starving Pheed? New Social Network Says Its Twitter Connect Got Cut Off". TechCrunch. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  5. ^ "Pheed users lift app-etite". (March 1, 2013). mX, Brisbane, Australia. p5.

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