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NEW YORK— You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful. More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of a person's sexual orientation. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leonardo...
SAN FRANCISCO, June 24- Facebook Inc has enabled users without an account to sign up for its Messenger app with a phone number, the social media company said on Wednesday, in another move to broaden the app's reach and make it a standalone platform. Earlier this year, Facebook opened up Messenger to developers, and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said he...
While there are benefits to an IPO, Marcus Lemonis said there’s a reason he’s not offering shares of his companies to public investors.
Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan donated $5 million to a scholarship fund dedicated to helping undocumented immigrants attend college.
The New York Times is taking mobile to the next level.
Shareholder Julie Goodridge says Facebook's shareholder voting structure makes it look like FB went public so its insiders could get rich.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 11- Oculus, the virtual reality company owned by Facebook Inc, debuted the much anticipated consumer version of its headset on Thursday and announced a partnership with Microsoft Corp's Xbox One gaming console. Oculus Chief Executive Brendan Iribe said during the unveiling in San Francisco that the Rift will include a wireless Xbox...
June 11- A proposal to give Facebook Inc's stockholders one vote per share was rejected at the company's annual meeting, according to preliminary results. The holders of Facebook's Class B common stock hold about 74 percent of the voting power, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg personally controlling 55 percent, according to the stockholder proposal.
Facebook shareholder Julie Goodridge, NorthStar Asset Management CEO, wants to change stockholder voting to give each share an equal vote.
Top of the agenda is a debate over whether the fact that Facebook is controlled by CEO Mark Zuckerberg is good for investors.
Victor Anthony, Axiom Capital Management, discusses what he hopes to hear from Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook's annual shareholder meeting. Also Anthony provides perspective to the social media space.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 11- To help treat soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder, Jennifer Patterson turned to a gadget typically associated with video games: the virtual reality headset from Oculus, a company Facebook Inc bought for $2 billion last year. Patterson, an engineering student at the University of Pittsburgh, studied a software used on the...
Want to be the “best boss” ever & it not just printed on a mug? Unfortunately you may have missed your chance in 2015, as Glassdoor announces winners.
Fidelity Charitable donor-advised fund program has become the nation's second-biggest charitable donor after the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The CEOs of Tesla and Facebook are examples of men possessed with large enough egos that they've carved out their own category of leadership.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 4- Facebook Inc rolled out a new Android app for its social media service on Thursday that uses less data and runs faster in regions with spotty connections. The app, called Facebook Lite, is available in countries across Asia and will soon make its way to parts of Latin America, Africa and Europe, Vijay Shankar, product manager for Facebook Lite,...
SAN FRANCISCO, June 3- The last time Hillary Clinton ran for the White House in 2008, Aaron Levie was too busy building his start-up company to pay much attention to politics. The campaigns of various White House hopefuls are looking to reel in the younger Silicon Valley influencers like Levie who could help raise some money for their candidates and also bring...
CNBC's Julia Boorstin goes inside Facebook's newly opened, eco-friendly headquarters, which features a nine acre green roof, half-mile walking loop and 400 full-grown trees.
Top execs at billion-dollar start-ups Airbnb, Houzz, Pinterest, Slack and Snapchat are among the keynote speakers for the Code Conference.
CNBC takes an inside look at the new office Facebook needed after growing its ranks 48 percent to top the 10,000 employee mark.