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    Last night I went on Facebook, clicked to the "Dark Knight" fan page, and a few seconds and $3 worth of Facebook credits later I was watching the film, crisp and clear on my laptop. It was easy, and inherently social — I could share the experience with my friends or follow their suggestions to immediately watch the film.

  • We would like to know — Do you use twitter?

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    Michael Anti, a popular online commentator whose legal name is Zhao Jing, said in an interview Tuesday that his Facebook account was suddenly canceled in January. Company officials told him by e-mail that Facebook has a strict policy against pseudonyms and that he must use the name issued on his government ID.

  • Paul Hawtin

    Kate Kelly goes one-on-one with the two key players behind an ambitious new UK hedge fund launching in early April, which is promising its investors outsized returns using millions of random tweets to predict changes in the stock market.

  • Farmer Zach Hunnicutt tweeting.

    As more farmers tweet about everything from crops to weather conditions, commodities traders are picking up market-moving information in an instant.

  • Twitter

    As a London hedge fund prepares to start making investment decisions based on tweets, we want to know if you would invest in a fund that uses such a strategy.

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    Last fall, Indiana University informatics professor Johan Bollen stumbled upon an astonishing connection:  That the social network Twitter could predict swings in the Dow Jones Industrial Average with 87 percent accuracy. 

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • When I was an undergraduate studying economics, our political economy teacher used to ask us just how many different types of deodorant society needed.

  • NYSE Traders

    You can’t beat a bit of Roman mythology on a Tuesday morning, so an article by Doug Kass, the president of Seabreeze Partners Management caught my attention.

  • Fast Flash: Google

    A look at Google's drop below $600, with Mark Mahaney, Citi analyst.

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    Newspaper Advertising hasn’t undergone the quick rebound of TV, Rich Boehne, president and CEO of the media company E.W. Scripps told CNBC Monday.

  • Charlie Sheen

    Troubled sitcom actor Charlie Sheen stands to earn $1 million this year endorsing products on such social media sites as Twitter, Arnie Gullov-Singh, CEO of Ad.ly, a website that links celebrities with companies and brands online, told CNBC Monday.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Charlie Sheen

    Since getting sober more than two decades ago, Tom Arnold, the actor and comedian, has been a quiet force in Hollywood’s recovery community, helping stage a number of interventions for drug-addicted executives and alcoholic stars, the New York Times reports.

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    Likely motivated by equal parts love and admiration and morbid curiosity, fashion insiders descended Sunday on a tony Paris townhouse to see what could very well be the last ever collection by John Galliano.

  • Bejeweled

    Investors looking for a chance to get a piece of the fast-growing social network gaming and mobile gaming spaces could have the opportunity by year’s end.

  • The "Mad Money" host reveals what quarterly earnings results he'll monitor in the days to come.

  • Talking Tumblr

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on a company that had 1.59 billion page views in January. Tumblr could soon be a household name like Facebook or Twitter.

  • StarCraft 2

    You might think that after creating a title that has over 12 million customers happily paying a monthly subscription fee, Blizzard Entertainment would be immune to some of the fears circling the video game industry.