The market for social media marketing is heating up, and among the first big winners are two entrepreneurs whose four-year old software company, Wildfire, was just bought by Google for a reported $250 million.
Some businesses, frustrated by PayPal's aggressive antifraud measures, are looking at other ways to accept payments, the New York Times reports.
The social-networking giant saw its shares hit a fresh all-time low in trading on Thursday, driven lower by investors who have in the words of one analyst put the stock “in a penalty box.”
Knight Capital, down 32 percent, has lost about $300 million in market value in one trading session. What is the market saying?
Investors are giving a big thumbs down to Facebook, Groupon and Zynga. CNBC's Robert Frank is crunching the numbers on the billionaire's dwindling fortunes.
Dennis Berman, WSJ, discusses whether Facebook stock's slide will continue.
Back in May, Henry Blodget told us Facebook should trade $20, not $38 the IPO price. What does he have to say now that it is?
Even though social media stocks have been under pressure, Path CEO Dave Morin says he still wants to take his social media company public, although he did not give a timeline.
Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird analyst, discusses whether social media stocks are over-hyped and still offer investment opportunities.
Facebook is still the world’s most successful start-ups, despite ongoing market concerns about its growth prospects, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor told CNBC.com on Tuesday.
The fallout from the botched Facebook IPO continues as Swiss banking giant UBS announced it took a $356 million hit on the hotly-anticipated stock sale and that it intends to sue Nasdaq OMX Group for what it calls the stock market’s “gross mishandling” of the deal.
Talk about awkward, it looks like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's younger sister, Arielle Zuckerberg, is now a Google employee.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo reports on UBS' Facebook fallout. Meanwhile Daryl Jones, Hedgeye Risk Management, and Ron Geffner, Sadis & Goldberg Partner, discuss whether UBS' legal action can open the door to further lawsuits against Facebook.
Facebook’s advertising model is under attack — facing allegations that ad clicks on the site aren’t real, but are more likely from “bots,” (web robots) than from people.
The Facebook co-founder who renounced his U.S. citizenship has an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion.
Twitter quietly unveiled a new feature that will allow users to click on stock symbols in their newsfeed to see search results for different companies. The head of a company that already has a similar feature accused Twitter of "hijacking" the idea.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on all the market-moving activity on Tuesday; including a look at today's Fed policy meeting; Coach's earnings beat; UBS' profit loss; and anticipation of Apple's new iPhone 5 and iPad.
Michael Saylor, chairman & CEO of Microstrategy, told CNBC, "I say within ten years more than 5 billion people will have Ipads or tablet computers, within five years more than 5 billion people will have smart phones, the real opportunities are all of the products and services that are being dematerialized into that software right now to run on those platforms."
Did Ewanick push GM to go too far, too fast in its quest to change the way GM sold its brands?
Though there’s no indication a strategic investment is in the works, the two companies work closely together, and any talk of Twitter and Facebook spacer deepening their relationship continues to fascinate.