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Social media giant Facebook reported bumper earnings growth on Wednesday, but some analysts have called into question how long the party will last.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets managing director, discusses the future monetization of Facebook and if they are taking share from Google in the mobile ad market. Mahaney says Instagram monetization and autoplay video ads can add $1 billion to Facebook's top line.
Facebook reported earnings and revenue that beat estimates in the second quarter, thanks to its robust mobile ad business.
Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail.
Though social media remains immensely popular, a new survey shows users aren't very satisfied with their experience on the sites.
One San Francisco woman who rented out her condo on Airbnb is now dealing with squatters, according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle.
Facebook's reliance on traditional Web advertising is a thing of the past. Two years removed from its controversial initial public offering, the social network has rapidly become the second-biggest recipient of mobile ad dollars, behind Google. Those tiny smartphone promotions now account for over half of sales.
Messaging apps, when combined with gaming apps, create a lucrative cycle of social involvement and competition. R/C reports.
Companies building apps for payment and moment sharing at concerts are not thinking big enough, said Cantora's Nick Panama.
Twitter is acquiring payment startup CardSpring to boost in-app purchases. "Fast Money" trader Steve Grasso
Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies president, shares his opinions and investment strategies for Twitter, Facebook and IBM.
Facebook is testing a new 'buy' button that will let consumers purchase products that are advertised on its social network.
Millionaires are taking to social media in surprising numbers—especially to Facebook.
Facebook unveils a new app, 'Mentions', intended for "verified public figures" to post content to the social networking site, Re/code reports.
Shares in biotechs and social media stocks fell Tuesday after a Fed report suggested their valuations appear stretched.
Social media lets us relive our favorite World Cup moments over and over, and over, and over again. You’re welcome.
Macquarie upped its rating on Twitter to neutral. CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his opinions on Facebook and Twitter.
A new ad from Jordan Brand has given the Internet goosebumps.
LeBron James says he's going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Internet exploded in response.
Discussing the growth outlook for both Facebook and Twitter, with Ben Schachter, Macquarie senior Internet analyst, and Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, senior Internet analyst.
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The smartphone-maker is concentrated on building a cash war chest to fuel innovation, says BlackBerry CEO John Chen.
Investors are waiting to see if the social giant will report another huge quarter.
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