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    Twitter Sues Indian Government — What the Lawsuit Is All About

    Twitter has sued the Indian government over social media restrictions. Here’s what the lawsuit says and whether Twitter will prevail.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Investments & Deals

    Everything That Has Happened in the Elon Musk Twitter Takeover Saga So Far

    A lot has happened with Elon Musk's Twitter deal in the past several weeks. Here's a timeline of the events and where the deal currently stands.
    By Amber Garrett
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    Technology & Communications

    Twitter Is “Committed” to Elon Musk Deal, Analysts Expect the Deal to Change

    Twitter shareholders are expected to vote on Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition offer on Wednesday, May 25, but analysts think the deal will change.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    U.S. Economy & Politics

    Study Shows Half of Biden’s Twitter Followers Could Be Fake

    Reports suggest that many of U.S. President Joe Biden’s Twitter followers, on his personal as well as the official account, are fake.
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    News

    Is Elon Musk Pulling Out of Twitter Deal or Is It an Attempt to Lower the Deal Price?

    On May 13, Elon Musk tweeted that the Twitter deal is on hold temporarily. Many people wonder if Musk is pulling out of the Twitter deal.
    By Anuradha Garg
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    Investments & Deals

    Will Elon Musk Fire Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal? Rumors Are Swirling

    Reports suggest that Elon Musk will fire and replace Parag Agrawal as CEO once his purchase of Twitter is completed. Does Musk plan to fire Agrawal?
    By Kathryn Underwood
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    Investments & Deals

    19 Investors Agreed to Put Up $7 Billion to Back Musk’s Twitter Deal

    Binance, a Saudi prince, and Larry Ellison are among a few financers who have pledged to back Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout deal with Twitter.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Net Worth

    Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Weighs In on Elon Musk News

    What’s Biz Stone’s net worth? As Elon Musk takes over Twitter, learn more about this co-founder of the social media network and what he’s doing now.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Elon Musk Fire Twitter's Board—and Will He?

    Elon Musk is readying to be the official Twitter Inc. owner. What’s that mean for Twitter board members?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Billionaires

    This Is What Twitter Says Elon Musk Should Buy Next

    Now that Elon Musk has sealed a deal with Twitter, users of the platform are offering some funny and interesting suggestions for what he should buy next.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    News

    Free Speech, Eradicated Bots, and Open Algorithms — Elon Musk's Twitter Plans

    "What will Elon Musk do with Twitter now?" is a question everyone wants an answer to. Here are a few ways the billionaire plans to change Twitter.
    By Robin Hill-Gray
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    Media & Entertainment

    Twitter's User Base Will Likely Shift Amid Musk's Acquisition

    Many prominent personalities have said that they will leave Twitter. Why are people getting mad at Twitter and leaving the platform?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    News

    Twitter Employees, POC Worry About Racism With Elon Musk at the Helm

    Now that Elon Musk will be running Twitter, users are concerned about how he will treat his Black employees given Tesla's history of discrimination.
    By Robin Hill-Gray
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    News

    Twitter Makes Most of Its Money From Advertisements — Here's How

    Twitter is one of the top social media platforms in the world and Elon Musk is close to buying it. How does Twitter make its money?
    By Ade Hennis
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    Technology & Communications

    Jack Dorsey Regrets Making Twitter a For-Profit Company — Could It Become a Nonprofit?

    If Elon Musk wanted to, he could technically make for-profit Twitter become a nonprofit, but the process isn't easy or common, especially for a company of its size.
    By Market Realist Team
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    Investments & Deals

    What Happens to Twitter Stock After Musk Takes in Private?

    Musk will take Twitter private after the board approved his bid. What happens to the Twitter stock that you are holding now? Here's what investors can expect.
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Media & Entertainment

    Elon Musk Will Acquire Twitter for $44 B–Should You Buy Twitter Stock Before the Deal Closes?

    Elon Musk and Twitter sealed the deal for $44 billion. With Musk soon becoming the new owner, we're looking into whether it's worth buying Twitter stock now.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Billionaires

    A Look at the Companies Elon Musk Owns — and Those That Slipped Away

    Elon Musk owns or partially owns several companies including Tesla, SpaceX, and The Boring Company. He recently became the largest shareholder of Twitter.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Billionaires

    Elon Musk May Start a New Social Media Platform in Lieu of Twitter Takeover

    It seems increasingly likely Elon Musk's Twitter takeover attempt will be unsuccessful — will he start a new social media platform to compete? Many Republicans hope he will.
    By Amber Garrett
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    Investments & Deals

    Twitter Board Votes to Kill Elon Musk's Offer With a Poison Pill — What That Means

    In response to an offer from Elon Musk to buy Twitter's stock out well over market value, Twitter's board voted to adopt a poison pill strategy. We explain what that means.
    By Amber Garrett
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    Investments & Deals

    Elon Musk's Twitter Plans: Private Company, Subscriptions, and Free Speech

    As Elon Musk pushes forward with his hostile takeover of Twitter, here is what happens to the microblogging site if Musk buys it. Will the board accept his offer?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Technology & Communications

    Should Investors Buy Twitter (TWTR) Stock Amid Elon Musk Drama?

    Twitter has been very volatile over the last two weeks. Elon Musk disclosed a major stake and later offered to acquire the company. Should you buy TWTR stock?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    News

    Elon Musk Walks Back Plans to Join Twitter Board — Why He Bailed

    Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk walked back plans to join Twitter’s board at the last minute. Here are possible reasons why and what the decision means.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Technology & Communications

    Twitter Users Have Begged for an 'Edit' Function for Years — And They May Soon Get Their Wish

    Many social media users wonder why Twitter doesn't have an edit button, unlike virtually all other platforms. Developers could do it, but there are other complicating factors.
    By Amber Garrett
  • Vladimir Putin
    Global Politics

    A Fake Vladimir Putin Twitter Account Fooled Politicians and News Outlets

    Does Putin have a Twitter account? Here are the details on the Kremlin’s Twitter activity—and the fake Vladimir Putin account that had Twitter users fooled.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What to Expect with Twitter's Controversial Privacy Policy Changes

    With Jack Dorsey on the outs, Twitter is making big changes, first and foremost to its privacy policy. Here's what to expect with Twitter's privacy policy changes.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Billionaires

    How Many Indian CEOs Are There in the U.S.? 45 Counting Twitter's CEO

    Twitter has appointed Parag Agrawal as its new CEO. How many Indian CEOs are there in the U.S. and why are they so successful?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Net Worth

    New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Is Ready to “Reshape the Future of Public Conversation”

    What’s Parag Agrawal’s net worth? Learn more about the engineer who became Twitter’s CEO on Nov. 29 after Jack Dorsey stepped down.
    By Dan Clarendon
  • Jack Dorsey and Parag Agrawal
    News

    Parag Agrawal Will Replace Jack Dorsey as Twitter’s CEO

    Jack Dorsey’s replacement at Twitter is Parag Agrawal. He became the CEO of the social media company on Nov. 29 after Dorsey resigned.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Twitter Offers Bitcoin Tipping in Move Towards Holistic Crypto Offerings

    Twitter has added Tips, which is a new feature that allows followers to tip users, including with Bitcoin. Here's what users and investors can expect.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    How to Send and Receive Bitcoin on Twitter With New 'Tip Jar' Feature

    Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has added a tipping feature. The "Tip Jar" feature enables users to send and receive Bitcoin on Twitter.
    By Alyssa Exposito
  • Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk
    Billionaires

    Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk Have Been Friendly for Years

    Are Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk friends? Read about the relationship between the Twitter CEO and the Tesla CEO and their opinions of one another.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    News

    When Will Twitter Blue Be Available in the U.S.?

    A new paid version of Twitter is up and at 'em. When will Americans have access to Twitter Blue? What does the new version offer?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Elon Musk Impersonators Steal Millions in Crypto Scams

    Scammers used Elon Musk’s appearance on SNL to lure victims into a cryptocurrency scam, which caused them to lose millions.
    By Adam Goodpasture
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    Earnings Report

    Why Oracle’s Marketing Cloud is integral to its growth

    Oracle’s Marketing Cloud allows customers to run marketing campaigns and manage data related to those campaigns on web, social, mobile, and email.

    By Anne Shields
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    Financials

    Twitter's Stock Forecast Is Bright Amid Clubhouse Takeover Talks

    Investors are trying to find out if Twitter (TWTR) stock is a good buy now amid Clubhouse takeover talks and the upcoming funding round.
    By Ruchi Gupta
  • Twitter Stock Sees Sell-Off After Trump Ban, Faces Political Risks
    Financials

    Twitter Stock Sees Sell-Off After Trump Ban, Faces Political Risks

    Twitter stock has seen a sell-off after banning of President Trump and other prominent figures from the microblogging platform. What can investors expect?
    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Twitter Investing in Original Shows and Programming?

    Last month, Twitter (TWTR) announced it would partner with 30 companies to bring original shows to its platform.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Cloud Receives a Boost from Twitter

    Google’s closely watched cloud computing business recently got a boost from Twitter, which signed up for some cloud storage and computing needs.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Miscellaneous

    Here’s What Impacted Snap Shares Last Month

    The stock for social media company Snap (SNAP) fell 16.0% last month to close at $17.77. It’s now trading just above its IPO price of $17.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Twitter Stock Rose 7.3% on March 14

    Social media giant Twitter (TWTR) saw its stock price surge 7.3% on March 14, 2018.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Analysts’ Recommendations for Twitter

    While Twitter (TWTR) recently posted better-than-expected earnings and revenue on April 25, concerns over its future revenue growth have pulled down the company’s stock by 2.1%.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Twitter Closed Its TV Apps

    Twitter (TWTR) announced it will be closing its TV apps on streaming devices Roku (ROKU), Xbox, and Android TV as of May 24.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Music-Label Deals Could Also Help Facebook’s Video Ambitions

    Facebook has been concentrating its efforts on video for a long time now. It has ambitions of becoming the number one player in the video ad market.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Potential Dangers: Twitter and Fake News

    Twitter (TWTR) is considering rolling out a feature that could empower its users to report misleading or deceitful news stories, according to a Washington Post report.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Alibaba Hit a New Peak?

    Alibaba (BABA) has returned -2.02% in the last month, 20.2% in the last 12 months, and 5.9% in the last five days.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitter Ending Support for Its Apple Computers App

    Twitter (TWTR) announced in mid-February that it would be dismantling its app for Apple desktop computers.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Why Investors Are Watching Twitter’s Audience

    Monthly active users Investors are on high alert as Twitter’s (TWTR) 3Q17 release approaches. Last quarter, Twitter failed to grow its audience base meaningfully, and going by how the market reacted to the report, investors were not impressed. Twitter went into 2Q17 with 328 million MAUs (monthly active users), and it came out of the quarter […]

    By Neha Gupta
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    Consumer

    A Look at Twitter’s Stock Analysis

    Twitter reported earnings per share of -$0.70 in 2017, while its EPS for 2018 is forecast to be $0.40.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Facebook Plans to Address Content Disputes

    Facebook (FB) has once again reiterated its ambitions to become the leading content supplier in the social media space.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Has Europe’s GDPR Law Affected Google’s Ad Business?

    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) came into force on May 25.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why User Revolt over Snapchat’s Redesign May Not Be a Negative

    Snapchat recently rolled out the biggest update to its app in more than three years. However, the update is facing a massive revolt by many users.

    By Sanmit Amin
  • Technology & Communications

    Why Yahoo’s revenue continues to decline

    The mobile advertising market is expected to grow at a faster rate than the overall digital advertising market.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitter Works to Ban Abusive Speech

    Twitter (TWTR) is gearing up to tighten rules to foster healthier conversations on its platform and curb toxic speech.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why a Google Exec Interviewed Ex-Terrorists

    Google, Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR), and Snap (SNAP) might be losing sleep because authorities are pointing fingers at them for allowing their platforms to breed extremist ideologies.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Why Facebook stopped using Bing for its web search results

    The company has now stopped including results from Microsoft’s Bing search engine through the Facebook search.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Earnings Report

    Chart in Focus: Alphabet’s Returns and Stock Trends

    On May 12, 2017, Alphabet (GOOGL) generated investor returns of 30.1% on a trailing 12-month basis.

    By Neha Gupta
  • Financials

    JAT Capital ups its position in Yahoo

    Yahoo! Inc. is a global technology company that provides a variety of products and services. Recently, Yahoo shares climbed higher on third-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analyst estimates.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Becoming Profitable Is High on Snap’s Agenda

    Snap, which went public in March 2017, looks focused on accelerating its path to profitability.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    The Sound of Crickets at Twitter: Why It’s Lost Momentum

    Twitter’s momentum fades suddenly While Twitter (TWTR) appeared to be pulling up its socks earlier this year when it reported an increase in its number of regular subscribers, a closely watched metric for social media companies such as Twitter, Facebook (FB) and Snap (SNAP), it has not behaved well for investors recently. Twitter added 9.0 […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    How Much Revenue Is Facebook Earning from Advertising?

    Facebook’s advertising business posted second-quarter revenues of $13.0 billion, which grew 42.0% year-over-year.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at a Technical Analysis of Amazon

    On May 22, 2017, 2.6 million shares of Amazon (AMZN) exchanged hands, and the stock rose 1.1% to close at ~$970.7.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Twitter’s Latest Stock Performance

    Twitter’s EV-to-adjusted EBITDA (enterprise value to adjusted earnings before interested, tax, depreciation, and amortization) for the trailing 12 months is 68.1x.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Facebook’s Efforts to Appease Media Companies

    Facebook (FB) is building a paywall tool that would allow publishers to charge for access to stories they publish on Instant Articles, according to the Wall Street Journal.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Alibaba’s Fundamentals

    On December 19, Alibaba (BABA) stock opened at $140.75 and closed at $137.14, posting an average volume of 27.24 million.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Can Twitter Benefit with Encrypted Messages Feature?

    After years of rumors of enabling an encrypted messaging feature, Twitter (TWTR) is finally testing a feature that will allow users to send end-to-end encrypted messages to other users.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Earnings Report

    Why Facebook Is Expected to Report Strong 2Q16 Earnings

    Facebook (FB) is set to report its 2Q16 earnings on Wednesday, July 27. Here’s what analysts expect from the company.

    By Amit Singh
  • Consumer

    Why Facebook expects revenue growth to slow in 4Q14

    The technology sector in general is facing headwinds because the U.S. dollar is strengthening. Facebook earned about 54% of its revenues from international markets in the last quarter. As a result, a strengthening U.S. dollar impacts its revenues and margins.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitter Continues to Build On Its Strengths

    Twitter (TWTR) used this year’s NewFronts event to unveil over a dozen new video partnerships as it works to expand its video advertising business, which has become an important source of revenue.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Facebook Has Been in Talks with Banks Lately

    According to Reuters, Facebook (FB) is currently in discussions with banks about improving customer service through its apps.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitter’s Data Business Continues to Roar

    In the wake of the Facebook (FB) privacy scandals earlier this year, Twitter (TWTR) had a bit of explaining to do.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Where Snap Won and Lost to the Competition in 4Q17

    Snap (SNAP), the parent of photo-sharing app Snapchat, reported a significant improvement in revenue for 4Q17.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Google’s Customer Match Product Benefits Advertisers

    Late in 2015, Google launched its Customer Match product, which allows advertisers to provide Google with a list of customer email addresses. Google matches these customers with signed-in customers on Google Search, YouTube, or Gmail.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Facebook the Reason Snapchat Is Running to Hardware?

    If hardware products appeal to social media users, then Snap as well as Facebook will both enter the business. It won’t be an easy road for Snap.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Analysts Are Viewing Yelp

    Of the 35 analysts covering Yelp (YELP), 13 have given it a “buy” recommendation, and four have recommended a “sell.”

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Does Redkix Fit with Facebook?

    Facebook (FB) recently acquired Redkix, a team collaboration tools provider. Estimates are that it paid ~$100 million for the startup.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Twitter Succeed in the Local Advertising Market?

    As small- and medium-sized enterprises go online to bolster their customer exposure, the local advertising market is heating up with competition, and Twitter (TWTR) is one of the providers stoking the fire.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Alibaba’s Technicals

    Alibaba’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) was 75 compared to 87, 67, 84, and 96 for peers Twitter, Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet, respectively.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Silver Lining for Baidu in China’s Economic Gloom

    China has been struggling with an economic slowdown recently in the midst of trade frictions with the United States.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Japan Is Important to Twitter

    Japan is Twitter’s (TWTR) second-largest market after the United States.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    How Much Does Twitter Rely on Advertising?

    In 3Q17, Twitter generated advertising revenues of $503.0 million. In that quarter, the company generated total revenues of $590.0 million.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Consumer

    Why Investors Are Pleased with PayPal

    PayPal (PYPL) has done very well since splitting from its parent, eBay (EBAY), two years ago.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Twitter’s 2018 Spending Plan: What You Should Know

    While in 2017, Twitter was focused on driving profit margin improvements, in 2018, driving growth is going to take the center stage.

    By Neha Gupta
  • Consumer

    Facebook’s Audience Network helps expand its mobile reach

    Audience Network benefits not just Facebook, but developers too. By helping developers manage ad inventories, apps can be more readily monetized.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Twitter’s Project Lightning Could Be Called ‘Moments’

    Twitter’s Project Lightning will let users view a collection of tweets with images and videos of a specific event without following individual accounts that have tweeted on the event.

    By Matilda James
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Bans Political Ads, Stock Falls

    Twitter (TWTR) has banned paid political ads on its platform globally, effective November 22. CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the announcement yesterday.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Earnings Report

    Facebook’s Q4 2014 earnings: Expect revenue growth and more

    Facebook (FB) is expected to announce its Q4 2014 earnings on January 28, 2015. In this series, we’ll analyze how the last quarter of 2014 could turn out.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Key takeaways from the online advertising industry

    The online advertising industry is growing at a much faster pace. This is an exciting opportunity for advertisers and marketers around the world.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Earnings Report

    Facebook’s WhatsApp crosses the 700 million active users mark

    According to WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum, WhatsApp crossed the 700 million monthly active users (or MAUs) mark globally in January 2015.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Technology & Communications

    Facebook-Jio: Twitter Investor Silver Lake Signals Deal Approval

    At $202 per share at the closing on May 1, Facebook stock has risen more than 18% since it invested $5.7 billion to purchase a stake of 10% in Jio.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    An Overview of Alphabet’s Debt

    In 2016, Alphabet issued a ten-year bond to raise $2 billion to pay off some short-term debts.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Twitter Can Afford to Be Vague about ‘Fake News’

    After rumors that Twitter (TWTR) was developing a feature that would be dedicated to combating “fake news,” the company came out to deny those claims.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Facebook’s Top 3 Priorities

    Investment research firm Zenith estimates that worldwide spending on online video ads rose 23.0% to $27.2 billion in 2017.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Wants to Counter the Threat from Mobile Apps

    Google will need to continue to innovate in the mobile advertising market so it can compete with mobile apps. The mobile ad market has huge growth potential.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    How Did IBM’s Global Business Services Perform in Fiscal 2Q15?

    In its fiscal 2Q15 earnings release, IBM stated that its customers are moving away from big on-premise ERP projects towards smaller projects.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Would Facebook Make Money with a Dating Service?

    Facebook (FB) is expanding into the online dating business. Its online dating service is expected to begin trials in the coming months.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitter Stock Falling on Saudi Spying Charges

    Twitter stock (TWTR) is falling on reports of a criminal complaint. Twitter employees have been charged with spying on users for the Saudi government.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Earnings Report

    Yahoo’s Tumblr Outshines Instagram in User Growth

    Yahoo plans to make Tumblr similar to YouTube and is trying to convince some of Google’s top YouTube stars to make Tumblr their exclusive video distributor.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Facebook Turns to Civic Networking to Fight Fake News

    Through Constituent Badges, one of the new features Facebook (FB) is rolling out in the US, people can identify themselves as residents of an elected representative’s district.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Where Is Facebook Investing Heavily?

    Facebook has been hiring new talent and investing heavily in improving user experience on Instagram, WhatsApp Messenger, and Messenger. Instagram is expected to churn big money for Facebook.

    By Matilda James
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