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Twitter Stock Falls Below IPO Price, Investors Worry About Growth

Twitter’s battered shares dipped below their IPO price on Thursday as investors worry about the company’s ability to grow its user base.

08/20/2015

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Facebook 2nd Quarter Results Soar As User Base, Mobile Ads Grow

The world’s largest online social network surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quarter. It grew not just profit and revenue, but also its already-massive user base and mobile advertising, as well as usage of its “family” of non-Facebook apps like Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

07/29/2015

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LinkedIn Stock Rebounding After Endorsements From Analysts

LinkedIn’s stock is pulling itself back up off the matt this week after a steep drop from its all time highs reached earlier this year.

06/04/2015

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Beyond 140 Characters: Twitter Lets Users Say More When Quoting Others’ Tweets

While Twitter has limited users to messages of 140 characters or less since its inception, the social networking giant is allowing users to say a little more when they retweet others’ messages.

04/07/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Updated Facebook Messenger To Be Opened Up To Outside Developers, Mix Business With Pleasure

Facebook’s Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next.

03/25/2015

Screenshot of Facebook's "On This Day" feature. (Facebook)

Facebook Launching Nostalgia Feature ‘On This Day’

Facebook is making it easier for its 1.4 billion users to look back and reminisce on the social network, with a new feature that will bring posts from years ago back to the surface.

03/24/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Cars On Facebook’s Horizon, CEO Zuckerberg Says He’s Focusing On Network

Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world’s biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is “pretty focused.”

03/04/2015

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Facebook Shuttle Bus Drivers Approve Union Contract With Health Care, Wages At $21-$28.50 An Hour

Shuttle drivers who take Facebook employees to and from work have reportedly approved a union contract offering higher pay and more benefits, a victory in organized labor’s effort to unionize workers in Silicon Valley.

02/23/2015

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Facebook Beats Profit, Revenue Forecasts For 7th Straight Quarter, 1.39 Billion Monthly Users

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.

01/28/2015

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Facebook Blames Internal Glitch, Not Hackers For Worldwide Outage

Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted.

01/27/2015

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