Social Media


  • Here’s what’s wrong with Facebook and Twitter Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    Investors have been making friends again with social media stocks. But are there problems ahead for social media companies?

  • Silicon Valley's correction  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses the decline of momentum stocks and the massive valuations in the tech sector.

  • Why separate messenger app makes sense for Facebook Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Facebook Messenger screens

    Forcing Facebook Messenger users to download a separate app could be just the beginning of a smart mobile strategy.

  • Good business reviews on Yahoo disappearing Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:54 AM ET

    A deal by Yelp to provide listings for Yahoo is getting bad reviews from some small-business owners, who say positive feedback has vanished.

  • RenRen: Slowly making transition to mobile  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Joseph Chen, CEO of Chinese social networking site Renren, discusses the firm's strategy to capitalize on the rise of mobile advertising.

  • Facebook: Like it or not, embrace the new IM app Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    Facebook said it plans to remove messaging capability from its mobile app and only offer the function via the separate Facebook Messenger app.

  • Twitter best at linking to live TV: O'Leary  Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank," discuss Twitter's new design roll out and the company's potential to link the platform to the live television experience.

  • Selloff sentiment hits Silicon Valley  Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton takes a look at tech valuations and the hit some high-flying tech stocks are taking.

  • Square secures $200 million in credit: Tausche  Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    Square has secured a new revolving credit facility as the start-up seeks more permanent capital to grow. Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, and CNBC's Jon Fortt provide insight.

  • Twitter weighs in on Mozilla CEO resignation Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 3:27 AM ET

    Twitter's influence on corporate affairs shouldn't come as a surprise, an executive from the company said after the resignation of Mozilla's CEO.

  • Forget lawsuits—Yelp's going higher, says analyst Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 2:41 PM ET
    Yelp Inc. signage hangs outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

    No matter the outcome of a suit involving possible online review fraud, Yelp's stock is set to rise, one analyst says.

  • Boston's Green Monster goes digital with selfies Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Green Monster, Fenway Park, Boston

    The most iconic baseball wall in the U.S. is going social.

  • US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:54 AM ET
    “Peace Without Borders” concert in Havana, September 2009. The concert was a perfect opportunity to test the political power of their budding social network masterminded by the U.S. government.

    The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba.

  • Sheryl Sandberg slashes Facebook holdings Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:19 AM ET

    Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's number two executive, has shed more than half her stake in the company since its IPO less than two years ago, the FT reports.

  • First Twitter, now Turkey blocks YouTube… Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    Turkey's telecommunications authority has taken steps to block video-sharing site YouTube in the country - just a week after it banned Twitter.

  • Facebook insider dumps stock. Should you? Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has sold $156 million in shares over the past six months. Is that a warning sign?

  • Top Facebook executives take huge pay cuts Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg

    Mark Zuckerberg opted for a $1 salary, and Sheryl Sandberg's paycheck was considerably leaner than it was in 2012.

  • Amazon executive says Netflix blacklisted him Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Jerry Kowal, a former content acquisition executive, claims Netflix used its status as a top Amazon customer to have him wrongfully fired.

  • Facebook's social capital  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank" and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss the move by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to sell more than half of her stake in the company and whether it's a signal she will exit the company.

  • April Fool's Day tech pranks  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt looks at some of the best Internet pranks floating around in the tech world today.

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  • Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.

  • Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.

  • Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.

  • Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

  • Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.

  • Mark Berniker

    Mark Berniker is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.

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  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.