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  • Hotel says $500 bad-review fee was a joke Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    A hotel in New York says it doesn't really charge $500 to guests who post negative online reviews.

  • Facebook restores service after brief outage Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 2:58 PM ET
    The Facebook  logo is displayed on an Apple iPad Air in this photo in Washington.

    Facebook said service to the world's largest online social network was fully restored on Friday, following a widespread outage that affected users in multiple countries.

  • What's ahead for LinkedIn? Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    A sign is displayed outside the LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

    Shares of LinkedIn have tumbled this year so investors will be tuned in to see what's next when it releases earnings after the bell on Thursday.

  • Social, cloud feel a little bubbly: Oracle chair Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    Silicon Valley is "alive and well," but the level of prosperity depends on the tech sector, Oracle Chairman Jeffrey Henley tells CNBC.

  • OkCupid dating experiment may violate FTC rules Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    OkCupid's disclosure that the popular dating website intentionally misled couples about their suitability could open it up to a U.S. FTC inquiry.

  • Snapchat talks $10B valuation with Alibaba: Report Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:06 AM ET
    Entrance to Snapchat's headquarters in Venice, Calif.

    Snapchat is reported to be in talks with Alibaba and other investors for a round of financing that may value it at up to $10 billion.

  • Can Twitter hold on to solid growth in users? Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:38 AM ET
    A banner with the logo of Twitter is set on the front of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Twitter stock's jumped 30 percent after growth in its user base soothed concerns about its future, but some analysts remain skeptical.

  • Twitter trumps forecasts; shares soars 30% Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Twitter jumped sharply on Tuesday after the social media company easily topped earnings and revenue expectations.

  • Twitter in focus  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    What are Twitter's biggest challenges? Investors are really focused on the number of monthly active users, says Mark Spoonauer of Tom's Guide.

  • Pro on Twitter earnings: Buy Facebook instead Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    The Twitter logo is displayed on the facade of the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

    It seems few investors are getting behind Twitter's stock as the micro-blogging company readies to report earnings Tuesday.

  • I don't see bubble in social media stocks: Cuban Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Mark Cuban, who made his fortune as an Internet entrepreneur, tells CNBC "it's not 1999 all over again by a long shot."

  • Is Instagram cooking up a Snapchat competitor? Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:59 PM ET
    Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom at Instagram Direct unveiling in December 2013.

    Does Instagram have a Snapchat competitor up its sleeve?

  • Can Facebook sustain its bumper earnings? Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:25 AM ET

    Social media giant Facebook reported bumper earnings growth on Wednesday, but some analysts have called into question how long the party will last.

  • Watch Facebook battle Google for search: Analyst  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    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 earnings beat, shares hit all-time high Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 4:51 PM ET
    The Facebook  logo is displayed on an Apple iPad Air in this photo in Washington.

    Facebook reported earnings and revenue that beat estimates in the second quarter, thanks to its robust mobile ad business.

  • Facebook and Twitter head into retail terrain Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail.

  • Social media disappoints, but users can't resist Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    Though social media remains immensely popular, a new survey shows users aren't very satisfied with their experience on the sites.

  • Airbnb nightmare: Squatters take over host's condo Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    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 earnings: Here's what to expect Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    The Facebook “Like” and the WhatsApp logos are displayed in this photo.

    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.

  • Tech's new hub: Messaging-gaming app combos Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:07 AM ET
    WeChat commercial promoting it's app.

    Messaging apps, when combined with gaming apps, create a lucrative cycle of social involvement and competition. R/C reports.

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