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Facebook said it hit 100 million monthly active users in Africa, providing a glimpse into its strategy to scale in fast-growing markets.
Twitter is testing a "buy now" button to allow users to buy products directly from a tweet.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, says Facebook's very large and growing user base, and new revenue opportunities are two of several reasons he is putting the social network at the top of his recommendations list.
"Fast Money" trader Steve Grasso says now is the time to buy Twitter. The stock is down 27 percent this year, but he thinks it's headed higher.
Collette Wixom is saving for her four-year-old son's college tuition by featuring him in branded attire on social media, with a following of 175,000.
Digging into rumors Snapchat could be valued at $10 billion, after news Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has agreed to invest in the message service, with Kurt Wagner, Re/code social media associate editor.
Actor Dulé Hill discusses his social gaming app Nomino, which allows users to challenge their followers to solve riddles associated with a photo or video.
Tech valuations keep going higher, and the FMHR traders discuss whether valuations for Square and Snapchat are justified.
Believe it or not people are actually censoring themselves online.
Forbes contributor Ian Morris thinks Twitter keeps updating functions the public does not even want.
Snapchat is expected to add news and advertisements to its news feeds, a move that its users may not entirely hate, one expert says.
Until now, marketers have struggled to find ways into the messaging stream that are both authentic and add value to the user experience.
The avalanche of protests over the Facebook Messeger app has gathered pace and users are flocking to review pages to vent their fury.
A solution for those hell bent on documenting a night they’ll soon want to forget.
Insight to social media websites' fight to protect user data, with Michael Fertik, CEO of Reputation.com.
Facebook is now able to track how ads impact consumer spending across multiple devices, the company said Wednesday.
Facebook Messenger doesn't require users to give up any more personal information than what it already has with the current app.
Facebook told users last week they would have to download and use a separate smartphone app to continue to send and receive messages on Facebook. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports users are not happy.
BuzzFeed just closed a new $50 million investment, bringing the value of the company to about $850 million, the NYT reports.
Facebook will acquire PrivateCore, a firm that 'validates and secures' server data and protects servers from possible breaches.
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