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Posts tagged “Social Media”

August 16, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook shares plunge to new low as shares flood market

Facebook The prospect of more stock sales means Facebook will need to work even harder to convince investors that it deserves a higher price, relative to earnings, than all of its U.S.-based competitors, except for LinkedIn Corp. The shares freed up today make up only 14 percent of the 1.91 billion that will be available for sales in the coming nine months.

August 16, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook shares to flood market - will bears growl?

Bears are growling Early Facebook investors such as DST Global Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Elevation Partners and Accel Partners get a green light today to start selling part of their holdings. That's after the lifting of restrictions designed to prevent a flood of shares immediately after an IPO.

August 15, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook testing inclusion of ads in user News Feeds

Facebook Under the program, companies can place ads in users' main feeds on smartphones and personal computers even if those members or their friends haven't signaled they like the advertiser, Facebook says.

Updated August 13, 2012

Premium Lock Microsoft likely to hang on to $572M Facebook stake

Facebook Microsoft, the largest software maker, views the stake as a strategic investment reflecting the pair's aim to combat Google Inc., rather than as a near-term moneymaker, a source tells Bloomberg.

August 13, 2012

Premium Lock Like us? Follow WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

August 13, 2012

Premium Lock Week in review: WRAL Tech Wire headlines

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire for the week of Aug. 6-12.

August 8, 2012

Premium Lock Under pressure, Facebook boosts mobile tools offerings

Facebook Mobile Ads for Apps service works with Apple's App Store or Google's Android market, known as Google Play. Facebook is also providing tools for monitoring the performance of an ad.

August 6, 2012

Premium Lock Like us? Follow WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

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August 6, 2012

Premium Lock Week in review: WRAL Tech Wire headlines

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire for the week of July 30-Aug. 5.

August 3, 2012

Premium Lock LinkedIn ups sales forecasts as recruitment services boom

LinkedIn Chief Executive Officer Jeff Weiner has lured subscribers and increased revenue from hiring services, the largest of the company's three main product lines. The first among social media companies to hold initial share sales since early 2011, LinkedIn has done a better job than consumer-focused peers Facebook Inc. and Zynga Inc. at wringing sales from a growing user base.

August 2, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook: Almost one quarter of data center power is 'green'

Green energy Facebook's energy mix was 23 percent green, 27 percent coal, 17 percent natural gas, 13 percent nuclear, the company says. One of its largest data centers is located in western North Carolina.

Updated August 1, 2012

Premium Lock Google buys social media startup Wildfire for $250M

Wildfire Companies such as Salesforce.com Inc. have been buying startups that specialize in social-media marketing, seeking to capture a bigger slice of advertising budgets devoted to reaching consumers who interact over the Web. Google has stepped up its efforts in social with Google+, a service it started last year that competes directly with Facebook.

Updated July 31, 2012

Premium Lock Still like Facebook? Fears drive shares to record low

Facebook Shares slumped to as low as $21.61, the lowest intraday price since Facebook held an initial public offering on May 17. The company is trading at less than half the intraday high of $45 it reached on its first day of trading.

Updated July 30, 2012

Premium Lock Apple reportedly considers, decides not to invest in Twitter

Twitter      The two firms held talks in recent months about Apple making an investment in the hundreds of millions of dollars, the New York Times reported last week. The deal would have valued Twitter at more than $10 billion, the Times said.

July 30, 2012

Premium Lock Like us? Follow WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

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July 30, 2012

Premium Lock Week in review: WRAL Tech Wire headlines

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire for the week of July 23-29.

July 27, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook shares sink to new low after 2Q results

Facebook Facebook's stock hit a new low Friday after it reported lukewarm second-quarter results and didn't give an outlook for the coming months.

July 27, 2012

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor releases 2Q Facebook Commerce Index

FBCI 2Q-2012 The ChannelAdvisor Facebook Commerce Index tracks the trends in business pages for online retailers and uses that data to deduce best practices for online retailer fan acquisition.

July 26, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook's day of reckoning: 2Q earnings report

Call it the second act after its rocky initial public offering two months ago. On Thursday, the company will take the spotlight once again to announce its first earnings report as a public company.

Facebook Earns Facebook Earns

July 25, 2012

Premium Lock FiveOneNine launches developer program for social gaming

Social Gaming Durham firm launched FiveOneNine Games Publishing Program on Tuesday to continue its strategy in publishing industry-leading social games that feature real-world content.

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