Social Media


  • Twitter's new CFO: Story behind the story     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    The Twitter logo is displayed on the facade of the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

    Kara Swisher, Re/Code co-executive editor, provides insight to Twitter naming Goldman Sachs executive Anthony Noto as its new CFO. Swisher also discusses where business strategy duties will fall at the social network.

  • Inside Google's World Cup 'war room' Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Google employees and contractors crunch real time search data during the 2014 World Cup.

    Soccer fans are gathering today to cheer on their teams during the World Cup. Google employees are also watching, but for work.

  • Twitter turnover: Sign of weakness?     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal, and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss what the appointment of Anthony Noto as CFO of Twitter signals. Berman says the executive turnover could indicate real operational quarter problems for Twitter.

  • Facebook faces backlash for news feed experiment Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM ET
    New Facebook privacy alert

    Facebook faces a backlash after manipulating user news feeds to see how their posts would change.

  • Twitter replaces CFO with ex-Goldman executive Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Mike Gupta, chief financial officer of Twitter Inc.

    Twitter said Chief Financial Officer Mike Gupta will become senior vice president of strategic investments and named Anthony Noto as his replacement.

  • Dating app Tinder hit with sexual harassment suit Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    A former Tinder marketing exec is suing the popular dating-app company for sexual harassment and discrimination.

  • Google is cutting its forgotten social network Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Orkut, Google's first social networking site, will fold on September 30 after ten years of existence. NBC News reports.

  • Most talked-about event in Facebook history is... Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    With 1 billion posts, likes, and comments already, the World Cup is already the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

  • Facebook fights NYC on shielding customer data Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Cyrus Vance Jr., Manhattan district attorney, used data from Facebook accounts to investigate cases of Social Security fraud.

    Facebook and the Manhattan DA's office are fighting over demands for the contents of hundreds of accounts, The New York Times reports.

  • Social media stocks start to bounce back Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    Don't look now, but one of the hardest-hit sectors in the stock market is getting some of its swagger back.

  • FireChat takes Iraq by storm     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    The anonymous messaging system has been downloaded in Iraq more than 40,000 times since June 14th. Micha Benoliel, Open Garden co-founder & CEO, discusses how the system works and its growing popularity.

  • Alibaba IPO a juggernaut: Swisher     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alibaba will go public at the NYSE. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses how the IPO could "reinvigorate" investor interest in tech companies.

  • Facebook or Twitter? Traders choose     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    What's the best social play right now? The "Fast Money" traders dissect the stories of Facebook and Twitter, and which is the better name to own.

  • Facebook unveils diversity data: Guess the numbers Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:27 PM ET

    It is one of several tech companies trying to become more transparent about its workforce.

  • No one pays attention to social media ads: Gallup Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    More data is emerging on the influence of social media on spending habits, and the results are not encouraging.

  • Yo founder admits: Some people don't get it Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    The CEO of viral app Yo, which has gained over 1 million users in four days, denies that the app is a gimmick and outlined plans for its future.

  • Making money in online dating     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    Sam Yagan, Match, Inc. CEO and OkCupid co-founder, oversees IAC's global online dating portfolio. Yagan shares his outlook for the online dating industry, and what Tinder is worth.

  • Twitter founder: I have faith in the current board Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone applauds as Twitter rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange

    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has said he has "complete faith" in the current executive board of micro-blogging site even as the the COO resigned.

  • Facebook suffers outage, Twitter goes ballistic Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 5:51 AM ET

    Facebook was briefly unavailable on Thursday morning in several countries in Europe and the United States.

  • UK legally allowed to spy on social media Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    British spies can legally monitor its citizens' Facebook, Twitter and Google activities, the U.K.'s top counter-terrorism chief said.

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