• GM Still Likes Its No-Facebook Ad Strategy Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 11:56 AM ET
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    Despite criticism for pulling its Facebook ads, GM is not changing its stance. The world's largest automaker believes that it is better served not running direct ads on the world's largest social network.

  • Countdown to Facebook IPO     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    Clara Shih, Hearsay Social CEO, discusses Facebook's opportunity to expand its ad dollars, and why she thinks social media companies can become profitable.

  • GM to Pull Ads From Facebook     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports automaker, GM is pulling its $10 million in direct ads from Facebook after determining those ads had little impact on the consumers, but will retain their brand pages and marketing on the social website.

  • Facebook IPO: Friend or Foe?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    If you haven't been able to get in on the Facebook deal, do not buy the stock right after it comes public on Friday, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Facebook IPO & A Skeptical Public     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the results of a CNBC-AP poll on Facebook that reveals 59% of respondents don't trust Facebook with their personal information. Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, weighs in.

  • Diablo III Launch Breaks Records and Servers Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:50 PM ET

    When Activision Blizzard’s long-awaited Diablo III went on sale at midnight, it had already broken sales records. Once players got their hands on the game, they also overloaded Activision Blizzard's servers.

  • Facebook Profit Roadblocks?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    Investors may be hot to trot over Facebook's IPO, but a new AP-CNBC poll finds the company is facing potential monetary roadblocks, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Facebook: A Passing Fad?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    According to a new CNBC-AP poll, nearly half of the people that use Facebook say it's a passing fad. Jon Najarian, TradeMonster.com founder and the FMHR traders, share their trade on the upcoming tech IPO.

  • Facebook & the Zuckerberg Profile     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    What does Mark Zuckerberg's personality say about the way he will run the company? Evelyn Rusli, The New York Times and Shayndi Raice, The Wall Street Journal, weigh in on Facebook's pending IPO; raising the price range to $34-$38; and assessing investor's interest.

  • Should Facebook's Zuckerberg Get a Prenup?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, sounds off on whether Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will obtain a prenuptial agreement if he marries his girlfriend, with the "Squawk Box" crew.

  • Trump: Dimon's Woes & Zuckerberg's Prenuptial     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, sounds off on the JPMorgan trading blunder and wonders whether Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will obtain a prenuptial agreement if he marries his girlfriend.

  • Facebook Poll Results: AP-CNBC     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche breaks down the numbers in a recent AP-CNBC poll which shows investors are leery about Facebook's management, growth prospects, and valuations.

  • Confidence Lacking in Zuckerberg as Corporate Steward Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
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    Despite the fever-pitch hype over Facebook’s IPO, confidence in the company’s chief executive as a steward of the public tech giant is lacking.

  • Zuckerberg’s Persona Paradox Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg is meeting would-be investors as the largest social-networking service begins marketing its initial public offering.

    The Facebook CEO vocally and repeatedly condemned Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher’s film “The Social Network,” which portrayed him as a somewhat petulant, self-absorbed, shallow, and at times simply obnoxious prodigy.  Despite all that, the film is actually helping his reputation dramatically, according to a new AP-CNBC poll.

  • Facebook’s Challenge: Getting Users to Click on Ads Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
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    For Facebook, advertising is a gold mine: It represents a wide majority of the company’s revenues. It can market targeted information for its nearly one billion users/consumers, who each stay engaged on the platform for hours each month.

  • Facebook IPO? Most Stock Jocks Say ‘No’ Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
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    Nearly two-thirds of active stock investors think Facebook is going to be overvalued when it goes public this week, according to the AP-CNBC poll.

  • Facebook: Friend or Foe?     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Ahead of the Facebook IPO, Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his view. "I think you should try to get your hands on as many shares as possible," he says.

  • Facebook: Privacy vs. Profits     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 3:19 PM ET

    Some Facebook users are concerned the company will need to find new ways to monetize people's personal data to squeeze out profits. Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ and Shawn Carolan, Menlo Ventures, offer insight.

  • Another Facebook IPO Webinar Is Set Monday, 14 May 2012 | 1:49 PM ET

    The first one was so popular we decided to do one more: a Facebook IPO webinar!

  • Ahead of the Facebook IPO, the company wants to make privacy policies clear and simple, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Scott Sandell of NEA, weighs in.