Michelle Castillo is a reporter for CNBC Digital, covering advertising and media. Previously, she was a digital media reporter for Adweek, and has covered media and entertainment for publications including the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter and Time. Castillo graduated from UCLA and received her master's degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Facebook has regained the daily active users it lost in North America during the fourth quarter, a possible sign that News Feed changes and data privacy issues have not hurt the company.
Snap shares declined as much as 9.5 percent Wednesday after news it was altering its Snapchat redesign.
Shares opened at $31.35 after trading as high as $34 in extended hours.
Twitter is set to report its latest quarterly earnings on Tuesday, and investors are eagerly awaiting if it can remain profitable.
Spotify will let listeners pick and choose what songs they want to listen to on 15 different playlists.
Despite being targets of constant criticism by the president, the New York Times, Washington Post and other outlets are sustaining higher readership number ever since the election.
One of the president's favorite targets, the media, is benefiting from his attacks.
With more companies handling their own ads, the traditional advertising agency may never be as powerful as it once was.