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  • SAN FRANCISCO— India's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services. The ruling is a major setback for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who had lobbied hard for the program as part of a campaign to expand...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Facebook is giving friendship collages to its 1.6 billion users in celebration of the social network's 12th birthday. Most Facebook users should start seeing the videos at the top of their Facebook feeds by noon Thursday, which the Menlo Park, California, company is hailing as "Friends Day." It coincides with the 12th anniversary of Facebook CEO...

  • A group of independent filmmakers from Britain are rolling out a daily, 28- episode series on Instagram. "Shield 5" is about the hunt for John Swift, who after three episodes appears to be a security worker who ends up bloodied and wanted for murder after having an affair with his female superior. Director Anthony Wilcox says the roughly $21,500 production isn't...

  • What Iowa doesn't tell us about immigration Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 3:37 PM ET
    A U.S. Border Patrol officer body searches an undocumented immigrant after he illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and was caught on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas.

    Iowa's electorate may be the first litmus test of American voters — but is it far from representative when it comes to immigration issues?

  • Zuckerberg, Bezos duke it out on rich list Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 3:19 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg (R) is about to surpass Jeff Bezos as the world's fifth richest man.

    Mark Zuckerberg is in position to overtake Jeff Bezos as the world's fifth richest person.

  • Zuckerberg vs. Bezos: Who's wealthier now? Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 11:50 AM ET
    Zuckerberg vs. Bezos: Who's richer now?

    Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos are in close competition as the 5th richest tech billionaire following Facebook and Amazon's earnings reports. CNBC's Robert Frank explains.

  • Bezos, Zuckerberg risk billions over moves in company stock

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos takes a $7 billion hit, while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made $6 billion.

  • Cramer Remix: FANG stock to buy after the rally Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:30 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on "Mad Money"

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer’s telling investors which FANG stock is the best one to buy right now.

  • Cramer: Facebook's the best new story of the year Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:33 PM ET
    Facebook

    Jim Cramer goes down the list of how Facebook blew away its earnings, and why it is still a raging buy.

  • Facebook smashes Street, target remain the same: Pro Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:46 AM ET
    Facebook smashes Street, target remain the same: Pro

    Michael Graham, Canaccord Genuity, weighs in on Facebook's blowout quarter and explains why he is maintaining a price target of $135 on the stock. Also Graham shares his thoughts on Twitter.

  • Facebook posts Q4 blowout Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:06 AM ET
    Facebook posts Q4 blowout

    Ken Sena, Evercore ISI, breaks down Facebook's quarterly results and shares his outlook on the stock and the company's growth prospects in mobile ad revenues. Also Sena weighs in on Twitter.

  • Facebook to expand beyond its 'like' button 'pretty soon' Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 6:59 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— It won't be long before Facebook's 1.6 billion users have more ways to quickly express their feelings on the world's largest social network. After four months of testing outside the U.S., Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that "pretty soon" six new emotions will be added to the social network throughout the world. Facebook has been testing the...

  • Facebook jumps 14% on massive earnings beat Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 6:47 PM ET

    Facebook easily topped Wall Street's most optimistic estimates for both revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter, the company announced Wednesday.

  • The world's biggest online social network bucked the trend of underwhelming tech results from Apple Inc and eBay Inc, in the face of economic turmoil in China and a strong U.S. dollar depressing the value of overseas sales. Facebook's service is not available in China but it sells ads there. "It's phenomenal at these levels that they're accelerating to that level...

  • The company's total revenue rose to $5.84 billion from $3.85 billion a year earlier, with ad revenue increasing 56.8 percent to $5.64 billion in the holiday shopping period, when spending on advertising typically spikes. "It's much stronger ad growth than we were expecting," said Ken Sena, an analyst at Evercore ISI. Facebook said it had 1.59 billion monthly...

  • It marked the first time that Facebook's quarterly revenue has surpassed $5 billion— more than fading Internet star Yahoo now generates in an entire year. Facebook's earnings also more than doubled to $1.56 billion, even as the Menlo Park, California, company invests heavily in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, Internet access in remote parts of the...

  • The company's total revenue rose to $5.84 billion from $3.85 billion a year earlier, with ad revenue increasing 56.8 percent to $5.64 billion in the holiday shopping period, when spending on advertising typically spikes. Net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $1.56 billion, or 54 cents per share, in the three months ended Dec. 31 from $696...

  • Zuckerberg challenges Hawking, Gates on A.I. tech Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 1:46 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg took to his Facebook page on Wednesday to share an update of his progress and the limitations of artificial intelligence.

  • Facebook in focus: Analyst Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 6:52 AM ET
    Facebook in focus: Analyst

    Victor Anthony, Axiom Capital Management, discusses what he will be watching ahead of Facebook's quarterly results, including ad sales, user growth and the Instagram effect.

  • Facebook's earnings won't just be about Facebook Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 1:47 PM ET
    Facebook logo reflected in man's glasses

    With Facebook on pace to saturate the social media business, Wall Street is watching earnings for signs the company can continue to grow.