On the anniversary of its IPO, mobile is taking off on Facebook – so why did revenue decline last quarter?
Just before the IPO Facebook reported that its ad revenue wasn’t keeping up with user growth, and this worried analysts. Ads are by far Facebook’s...
SCARED OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Why is it that some CEOs and CFOs are scared of social media, despite the pressure to be accessible?
Melissa Korn reports on WSJ‘s Digits with Simon Constable. To read more, click on WSJ.
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FACEBOOK: SHOULD YOU UNFRIEND?
WSJ Tech editor Julia Angwin joins Simon Constable on Digits to explain why she’s deleting all 666 of her Facebook friends.
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TWEET UP YOUR CREDIT SCORE
If you want a better credit score, try tweeting.
Start-ups are rethinking how to calculate creditworthiness by analysing data from social networks and other factors to reach people who have a hard time getting loans.
Evelyn Rusli and Lenddo‘s Jeff Stewart join...
BIG BRANDS ON TWITTER
Big brands are heading to Twitter, shaking up the social media universe and global advertising spend.
Jon Erlichman takes a look at the business behind the platform, and the big question of whether brands sell more when they advertise on social media or not.
LIKE ABOUT YOU
By analysing the pattern of Likes on Facebook, researchers can uncover sensitive personal traits about you that you may otherwise want to hide, such a drug use, gender, sexual orientation, political views, religion, even whether your parents divorced.
Robert Lee Hotz reports on...
ON THE JOB: CAREFUL WHAT YOU POST
All over the world, far too many people looking for a job right now.
Although this may be news you already know – to be careful what you post online – some employers are taking it a step further and asking not only to see your Facebook and Twitter...
Facebook is ruffling feathers again. Thousands of users have written complaints, but they won’t necessarily be able to vote about proposed changes that the social media site wants to make, including sharing users data with Instagram, and enabling anyone to message users.
SOCIAL MEDIA INVESTORS COOLING
Is there a temporary pause in the market or are investors cooling toward social media startups?
Social media players have been pretty harshly received in the public stock market since the Facebook IPO, which is now down around 40%, and Zinga and Groupon are down...
TWITTER ROCK THE VOTE
How much did social media swing the US election, and what role did it play in fund raising and voter contacts?
University of North Carolina professor Daniel Kreiss joins Simon Constable on WSJ‘s News Hub to discuss how Twitter was used in what’s considered to...
THE FIRST SOCIAL MEDIA ELECTION
WSJ‘s Liz Heron and Mark Luckie of Twitter discuss the social-media reaction to major networks’ calling the presidential election, and the trends that people are talking about.
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SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGE
Founder and CEO of Emerging Media, Susan Lindner, reviews the Capital One Panel On Social Media, and defines discipline as the key word.
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