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  • Huge Diamond Sold at Auction for $26.7 Million Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    The pear-shaped diamond weighing approximately 101.73 carats recently sold at auction for just under, $27 million.

    A huge diamond unearthed in Botswana commanded an unearthly price of $26.7 million from Christie's auction house Wednesday amid the spring ritual of well-heeled bidders flocking or phoning in to Geneva's luxury sales.

  • Hey! Don't Tweet Your Mom on Mother's Day: Twitter Friday, 10 May 2013 | 4:42 PM ET
    A still from a Twitter PSA encouraging you to get off the internet and call your mom this Mother's Day.

    You weren't seriously going to tweet your mother for Mother's Day, were you? Not even Twitter wants you to do that.

  • Zillow Talks Back to Shareholders Via Social Media Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 6:36 PM ET

    Zillow made social media history Tuesday when it became the first company to solicit questions on Twitter and Facebook during its earnings call. The tweets poured in, right? Not exactly.

  • Twitter CEO Costolo Tells New Grads to Be 'Bold' Monday, 6 May 2013 | 3:19 PM ET
    Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO

    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo gave a pretty hilarious commencement speech on Saturday at the University of Michigan.

  • Warren Buffett 'In the House'     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    "Iron Man 3" is out on Friday, and Warren Buffett's first tweet today was "Warren is in the house," reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Facebook 'Isn't Cool,' and That’s Actually OK Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 9:49 AM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

    Facebook users talk about it not as something that lends cachet or that is particularly enjoyable, but as something that's necessary.

  • CFTC Addresses Dangers of Twitter     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 4:19 PM ET

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission met today to discuss new technology issues, including last week's fake terror tweet, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Venture Capitalist on 'The Next Big Thing'     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    Yuri Milner of Digital Sky Technologies was an early investor in Facebook. Milner discusses the hottest investment opportunities in the tech space now, and whether social media is overvalued.

  • Should Social Media Be Regulated?     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    A hacked tweet on the Associated Press' account roiled the markets. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the CFTC is taking up the issues of whether social media should be regulated today. Dennis Berman, WSJ, weighs in.

  • Twitter Opens Ad Sales to Everyone Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    Twitter will now enable all companies, brands and users to buy ads on its platform, said Kevin Weil, senior director for Twitter's revenue.

  • You Tweet It, We Trade It!     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    The FMHR traders share their strategies to playing stocks requested on Twitter, including AIG and LinkedIn.

  • Tweets That Tweak Markets     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 2:12 PM ET

    Investors are being reminded that tweets have been moving markets for a while, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Bad News Could Drive Marketers Away From Twitter Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    There may be a double-edged sword when it comes to social media marketing. Marketers can target Twitter users based on keywords, but what if those terms are negative?

  • Who Hacked AP Twitter?     Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    A fake AP tweet said the White House was bombed, with CNBC's Eamon Javers and Jacob Zamansky, Zamansky & Associates.

  • Get HFT Genie Back In the Bottle: Mark Cuban     Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 12:36 PM ET

    After a fake AP report on Twitter temporarily destroyed billions in market cap, investor Mark Cuban reiterated his call to eliminate high-frequency trading.

  • Fake AP Tweet Failure For Twitter or Market?     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 4:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox explains why the fake terror tweet on AP's account is a failure of the market structure. CNBC's Bob Pisani shares his opinion, as well.

  • CFTC Commissioner on Fake AP Tweet     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    Discussing what Tuesday's fake AP tweet can teach investors about the fragility of the financial markets, with Bart Chilton of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

  • Twitter's Password Problem     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 2:35 PM ET

    AP's Twitter account was suspended shortly after being hacked, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Mat Honan, WIRED senior editor, discusses Twitter's password problem.

  • This Is the Worst Thing About Fake-Tweet Stock Dive Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    If Tuesday's brief market plunge from the bogus Associated Press tweet sent your pulse racing, it might be time to find a good sedative.

  • AP's Twitter Hacked, Who Did It?     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    What are the FBI and SEC looking at as they try to track who hacked into AP's Twitter account and sent the market on a mini-plunge.