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As the Web moves increasingly toward mobile, photo sharing platforms like Instagram and Snapchat are where advertisers want to be, industry experts say.
Dec 5- Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore- based startup to make its 140- character messaging service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet.
The new "tailored audiences" tool is designed to dramatically improve advertisers' return on investment, and boost Twitter's bottom line.
Thursday's midday movers:
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Twitter's new advertising strategy. The company says the tool targets users based on what websites they've visited. FMHR trader Josh Brown says he is long the stock.
Young pro athletes often burn through big money contracts, but Philadelphia 76ers phenom Michael Carter-Williams is going to an extreme to protect himself.
What lies ahead for social media? User-generated content will be embraced as brands cut through the clutter and create more engaging experiences. Apu Gupta, CEO of Curalate shares his predictions.
Despite optimism over the state of the global economy, chief financial officers from around the globe are wary of asset valuations.
BOSTON, Dec 4- Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
The mover of large Internet files has begun a PR offensive to show it's an innovative tech platform, not just a place for sharing pirated content.
The idea of giving to those in need seems to have become buried under a pile of boxes and wrapping paper. It's social media to the rescue.
An epic battle between two passengers on a US Airways flight over Thanksgiving unfolded on Twitter. Too bad it was all a hoax.
Scott Kessler, senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple's outlook for strong holiday sales, and also says Twitter stock is trading at "unsustainable premiums to peers".
Free messaging service Line has taken Japan by storm over the past few years, but can the company continue to expand at such a rapid pace?
*Blackstone not selling shares; to retain 76.2 pct stake. Dec 2- Hilton Worldwide Inc said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion in the biggest-ever hotel IPO, more than doubling Blackstone Group's investment. Blackstone has invested about $6.8 billion in Hilton and its 76.2 percent stake after the IPO will be worth up to $15.7 billion.
The "Fast Money" traders take their positions on Twitter. Stephanie Link says Twitter's user growth has been slowing and the company has to show a "re-acceleration."
The "Fast Money" traders discuss the state of the market and if the record run will continue through the end of the year. Joe Terranova says we are clearly in an environment where growth is accelerating.
Black Friday retail sales may have been more sizzle than steak. Traffic was up, but spending was down.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss Wall Street's early calls on Twitter and if the stock is priced to buy.