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A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Big Jump In Ad Revenue Powers Strong Earnings Report From Facebook

Facebook’s first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street’s expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.

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Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Yahoo Quarterly Results Dragged Down By Revenue Drop

Yahoo’s latest quarterly report shows CEO Marissa Mayer is still having trouble bringing in more revenue as online advertisers spend more money at Google, Facebook and other rivals.

01/28/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Stock Passes $1,000 Mark For 1st Time

Shortly after the markets opened Friday, Google Inc. shares jumped 14 percent to $1,015.46 and closed a day heavy trading at $1,011.41. The gains marked Google’s biggest one-day jump in more than five years.

10/18/2013

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google To Change Terms To Use Your Identity In Ads

Google wants your permission to use your name, photo and product reviews in ads that it sells to businesses.

10/11/2013

A Facebook employee demonstrates the new Instagram video option during a press event at Facebook headquarters on June 20, 2013 in Menlo Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Instagram To Begin Rolling Out Advertisements

Instagram, the mobile photo-sharing app owned by Facebook Inc., says it will start showing “occasional” photo and video advertisements in the coming months.

10/03/2013

The Pinterest website homepage. (Pinterest)

Larry Magid: Pinterest To Introduce Advertising Pins

Pinterest announced Thursday it will introduce advertising in the form of “promoted pins.”

09/19/2013

Facebook

Facebook 2nd Quarter Results Soar Past Expectations

Facebook’s stock is soaring after the world’s biggest social network posted higher revenue from mobile ads and delivered a healthy second-quarter profit that reverses a loss a year ago.

07/24/2013

A plane flies over Copacabana Beach trailing a 'Laureus Sport For Good' banner during day 1 of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards on March 9,2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images for Laureus)

San Francisco Supervisors Eye Possible Ban On Aerial Advertising

Planes with advertising banners may become a thing of the past in the skies above San Francisco.

07/22/2013

Facebook Headquarters

Larry Magid: Facebook Addresses Violence Against Women

More than a dozen advertisers are pulling out of Facebook following a campaign that criticized the social media site of allowing pages that promote violence against women.

05/30/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Officials Demand City Donate Money From Anti-Israel Bus Ads

Several San Francisco supervisors want the city transit agency to donate revenue from an anti-Israel bus ad campaign to the city’s Human Rights Commission after the agency did the same for an ad campaign that targeted Muslims.

05/21/2013

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