Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's call to President Obama concerning U.S. government surveillance and the threat the NSA poses to the Internet. CNBC's Jon Fortt, weighs in.» Read More
Chris Baggini, senior portfolio manager at Turner Titan Fund, and Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald's global head of Internet and media research, analyze the Facebook-WhatsApp deal.
BuzzFeed President and COO Jon Steinberg discusses how Facebook's purchase of the messaging service will affect Twitter.
"We've been obsessed about this company," says Buzzfeed President and COO Jon Steinberg.
Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion. CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down the user growth and engagement data of the messaging service.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, shares his thoughts on Facebook's $16 billion deal to acquire the messaging startup and what it signals about the company's future focus. What Facebook has done is essentially doubled its utility value, Mahaney says.
This really gives Facebook a tremendous share of time spent on mobile devices, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, sharing his thoughts on whether Facebook's $16 billion bet will pay off.
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the deal is about connecting more people, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin, with the latest details of the $16 billion acquisition.
Facebook's staggering $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp has stunned some industry watchers who see the move as a sign of sheer "desperation."
Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, discusses Facebook's acquisition of messaging startup WhatsApp. The price they're paying is about $42 dollars per user, it's not a bad deal, says Peck.
Feb 19- Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world's largest social network closer to the heart of mobile communications and may bring younger users into the fold.
Feb 19- Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, as the world's largest social network looks for ways to boost its popularity, especially among a younger crowd. But it underscores Facebook's determination to win the market for messaging, an indispensable utility in a mobile era.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Facebook Inc. founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife topped a list of the biggest U.S. philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1 billion, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said on Monday.
A new CBO report Obamacare removes the incentive to work for many Americans. Larry argues that this creates a work trap instead of creating an opportunity ladder.
From the birth of social media to streaming movies, the media industry has exploded in the past 25 years because of these guys.
Facebook debuted 10 years ago. CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at the evolution of the social network.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat down with the "Today Show's" Savannah Guthrie to discuss teen usage of his company's website.
Along with Facebook shares, Mark Zuckerberg's wealth has shot up to $29.7 billion, begging the question: Is he the richest 20-something ever?
"Facebook is a one-product category," says Daniel Ernst, principal at Hudson Square Research, breaking down the company's earnings beat.
Is there a reason to avoid Facebook? Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, and Brian Evans, AdvisorShares, debate the play on the social media giant. Kessler recently increased his price target to $63 from $60.
America's wealthiest philanthropists donated a total of more than $3.4 billion to charity, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. CNBC's Robert Frank and Dominic Chu discuss.