Wait, Google used to be called WHAT?
The social network’s CEO said that he’s reached out to President Obama in an effort to change the government’s treatment of internet privacy.
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Everything you need to know about Facebook’s single-largest deal to date, and one of the largest in recent memory for web companies.
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One surprise in Facebook’s last earnings call was that Groups now has a half billion users, without its own mobile app. One of the application’s lead product managers talks about its rapid growth.
More than half of Facebook’s advertising revenue comes from mobile advertising. And it’s a big reason the company beat earnings expectations today.
As part of its 25th anniversary celebration this year, the news outlet is trying to pick the top CEOs for a program called “CNBC First 25.” The25 CEOs will be chosen with the help of an advisory board from a list of 200 nominees.
In the past several months, Facebook’s stock price has more than doubled. Facebook is also just about to join the S&P 500.
News volume surrounding Twitter has fallen off a cliff since its IPO debut, marking another metric in which it pales in comparison to Facebook.
After Facebook’s Snapchat clone was a dud, it tried to buy the original for $3 billion only to have the offer turned down. CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s next challenge will be figuring out what apps his company is actually capable of cloning — and which ones he needs to buy.
But the offer itself speaks to CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s penchant to try to buy what Facebook can’t build.
Shares of Twitter will begin trading Thursday. Here’s a breakdown of how the road to its public market debut compares to Facebook’s last year.
Just after delivering a blowout earnings report, Facebook’s stock was up more than 15% in extended trading. Then, CFO David Ebersman said some things on a phone call.
Facebook’s stock rose 15% just after the report came out, but it gave back most of those gains during the earnings call. Still, it’s the second quarter in which Facebook has delivered a blowout report, and the stock has more than doubled in the past year.
Burly security guards and skittish bankers. “You can’t be here.”
Wait… It’s really Orpah Winfrey?!!
Zuckerberg allegedly dropped $30 million to buy up houses around his home, a source told the San Jose Mercury News Meanwhile, Facebook users will lose the option to remain unsearchable on the social network.
Facebook’s stock has more than doubled in the past three months. Now Twitter’s timing for its IPO looks even better.
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If he’d do it again, he wouldn’t wait quite so long, he said. He talked about it on stage at TechCrunch’s annual Disrupt conference in San Francisco.
“These are issues that don’t just touch our part of the industry but really touch the whole country and touch what is right for us to do as a people.”
Facebook has a little update to News Feed coming out today. More interesting, however, is the story behind it.
Jeff Bezos just bought The Washington Post for $250 million. It’s certainly not the weirdest investment he — or other techies — have ever made though.
The Facebook founder spoke publicly for the first time about the urgency of comprehensive immigration reform. “Anyone who knows a Dreamer knows they’re not,” he said as a diverse crowd featuring tech leaders and undocumented immigrants in San Francisco cheered.
The Facebook CEO will speak publicly for the first time about comprehensive immigration reform at a screening of Documented. “Zuckerberg cares about what’s good for his industry but he’s not limiting it to that,” America’s Voice founder Frank Sharry says.
Shares of Facebook, led by founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, soared after the company reported blowout second quarter results Wednesday.Investors applauded the social network’s gains in mobile advertising, which now accounts for 41% of all its advertising revenue.
Most of Facebook’s new users come from emerging markets and don’t generate as much money for the social network. As a result, Facebook has to find ways to make more money off its current users.
The social network surprised on the massive upside, outshining Google and Apple. Its mobile business is maturing at an even quicker clip than some aggressive estimates.