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  • Facebook earnings glow on mobile ads, video views Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:58 PM ET

    Mobile daily active users came in at 745 million on average for December 2014, up 34% year-over-year.

  • Twitter launches video, private group messaging Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter.

    The social networking site launched new features allowing users to make video, and send private group messages.

  • Earnings: Can mobile help Facebook keep up growth? Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:45 AM ET

    Facebook's stock is on a tear, and Wednesday afternoon it will be under pressure to continue that growth as it reports earnings.

  • Facebook forms virtual-reality film studio Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:33 AM ET
    Attendees wait in line to get into the Oculus stand, January 6, 2015 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Facebook's Oculus VR is getting into movies with an in-house studio dedicated to making virtual-reality films.

  • Facebook goes down, denies cyberattack Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:52 AM ET

    Facebook suffered a brief outage around the world on Tuesday, with a hacking group called the Lizard Squad claiming responsibility.

  • Did the @WhiteHouse just troll the Internet? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 9:05 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Twitter lit up when the White House Twitter account shared a photo featuring a tan suit belonging to President Obama.

  • Has Facebook really created 4.5 million jobs? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:26 PM ET
    Facebook's Messenger app displayed on a smartphone.

    Facebook wants credit for helping create 4.5 million jobs in 2014. But some economists are throwing cold water on the estimates.

  • Snapchat ads? It'll cost you ... about $750,000 Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 6:52 PM ET
    People take pictures in front of SnapChat headquarters in Venice Beach, Calif.

    Snapchat is asking major retail brands for $750,000 a day for its new ads, Adweek reported Wednesday.

  • Social media = marketing Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 5:40 AM ET
    Social media = marketing

    Social media shouldn't be considered as a fad and will become an increasingly important marketing tool, says Guy Kawasaki, author of "The Art of Social Media."

  • Facebook jumps into enterprise collaboration Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 1:08 PM ET

    Facebook has a reputation as a procrastination tool; now we'll see if it can develop one for productivity.

  • Top Whisper editor leaves after scandal Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 6:46 PM ET
    Whisper App

    The editor-in-chief of the secret sharing app Whisper has left the company.

  • Facebook knows you better than your family Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:22 AM ET
    The Facebook "Like" sign outside headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    A computer can determine your personality better than your closest friends family by using your Facebook "likes", a study found.

  • Social media extension of brand's customer service: Pro

    Do companies stand to lose more than they have to gain with a social media account? Insight, with Lance Ulanoff, Mashable, and Janel Molton Hertz, brand marketing and partnerships expert.

  • Play Twitter for a takeout—here’s how: Trader Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 1:43 PM ET
    Twitter Flight

    Twitter could easily be snatched up by Google, argues options trader Dan Nathan. Here's how to play for that possibility.

  • Surprising competence behind ISIS in social media: Gen. McCaffrey

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey, MSNBC military analyst, provides perspective into the hack attack on Centcom's Twitter and YouTube accounts where pro-ISIS messages were posted.

  • Facebook acquires voice tech start-up Wit.ai Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Facebook has acquired Wit.ai, a start-up that develops open-source voice recognition interfaces, Wit.ai announced on Monday.

  • Levinsohn: Twitter should buy Yahoo Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 12:37 PM ET
    Levinsohn: Twitter should buy Yahoo

    Ross Levinsohn, former interim CEO of Yahoo, is a huge fan of Twitter and says the "world's biggest newsroom" should buy Yahoo to become the most powerful force in the media business.

  • Facebook jumps on the tech trend Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Facebook jumps on the tech trend

    Facebook has acquired 'Wit.ai'; a speech recognition startup. Mike Butcher, editor at large at TechCrunch, weighs in, saying that like other big tech-players, Facebook has "to move where the puck is moving", and wearables is part of the next big thing.

  • Swisher: Bullish Snapchat Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    Swisher: Bullish Snapchat

    SnapChat just raised $486 million in its latest round of funding. Re/code's Kara Swisher, says there is tons of money available for companies people perceive as winners.

  • Twitter, now you can't miss out Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 11:08 AM ET
    Twitter, now you can't miss out

    Twitter wants to keep its users up to speed on tweets they've missed while they stepped away from their computer. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America, and the "Squawk Alley" crew, discuss the new service it is offering.

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