Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to stop news headline changes from advertisers

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  to stop news headline changes from advertisers

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to stop news headline changes from advertisers Facebook said Monday it is working to stop advertisers from changing headlines in links to news stories after concerns raised by a British political party’s altering of one such link. The leading social network confirmed the internal effort in the face of concerns over a […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) expected to rise from $200 to $275

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) expected to rise from $200 to $275

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) expected to rise from $200 to $275 Few months ago, I wrote an article on estimating Facebook’s (FB) future target prices, using then analysts’ forecast financials. Since the model’s forecast prices turned out to be reasonably accurate (Figure 2B below) and the current forecasts of forward financials have changed somewhat from March, it […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know Facebook (FB) closed the most recent trading day at $188.49, moving +1.25% from the previous trading session. This move outpaced the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.72%. Elsewhere, the Dow gained 0.85%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added 1.06%. Heading into today, shares of the […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Dating Yet Another Positive Catalyst

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Dating Yet Another Positive Catalyst

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Dating Yet Another Positive Catalyst Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) hit a home run when the company announced its dating feature in the U.S. markets. Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) will no longer enjoy the absence of competition in the online dating market. Facebook has a huge user base and now has the chance to leverage Instagram alongside Facebook and […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has published an informational blog post about how its app collects and uses background location data from smartphones

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has published an informational blog post about how its app collects and uses background location data from smartphones

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has published an informational blog post about how its app collects and uses background location data from smartphones Less than two weeks before a likely iOS software update that will give iPhone users regular pop-ups telling them which apps are collecting information location in the background, Facebook has published a blog post about how the Facebook […]

President Trump Turning His Millions of Supporters into a’Digital Army’

President Trump Turning His Millions of Supporters into a’Digital Army’

$FB, $TWTR President Trump has used Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) as a direct connector to his supporters throughout his Presidency sidestepping the MSM, and he will soon have another tool to get his message out unfiltered. The Trump reelection campaign is launching a social networking app to harness the dedicated energy among his army of supporters. The coming […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Database Containing Private Information of 400 Million Users Has Been Found Online

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Database Containing Private Information of 400 Million Users Has Been Found Online

Facebook is in the middle of another serious problem of a security breach involving a feature that the company had disabled more than a while ago. According to reports, Facebook has unknowingly exposed personal data for many of its accounts in an unrestricted and unprotected database that was recently found by a security researcher. Sometime in July […]

Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank’s ability to set monetary policy

Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank’s ability to set monetary policy

The widespread acceptance of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency would pose a threat to monetary policy in the EU, according to one board member of the European Central Bank (ECB), Yves Mersch. He said on Monday that “Depending on Libra’s level of acceptance and on the referencing of the euro in its reserve basket, it could reduce the […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Takes Another Jump From Bullish Trendline

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Takes Another Jump From Bullish Trendline

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is trading up 2% today, last seen at $185.46, rising with the broader tech sector. This move to the upside comes after a recent meet-up with the 160-day moving average. According to Schaeffer’s Senior Quantitative Analyst Rocky White, the last three encounters with this trendline have sparked an average one-month gain of 6.2%. Looking […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Directors and Officers Recent Trades

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Directors and Officers Recent Trades

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Directors and Officers Recent Trades COB and CEO of Facebook Inc Mark Zuckerberg sold 125,600 shares of FB on 08/19/2019 at an average price of $186.36 a share. The total sale was $23.4 million. Facebook Inc is the world’s largest online social network. Its products are Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. Its […]

The fundamentals, optics, and technicals all imply a healthy end-of-year rally for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock

The fundamentals, optics, and technicals all imply a healthy end-of-year rally for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock

The fundamentals, optics, and technicals all imply a healthy end-of-year rally for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock Much unlike calendar 2018, calendar 2019 has been a really good year for shares of global social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). Year-to-date, FB stock is up more than 40%. For what it’s worth, FB stock fell 25% in 2018. Most signs […]

Thai Government Officially Combating ‘Fake News’

Thai Government Officially Combating ‘Fake News’

Wednesday, Thailand’s government announced a plan to set up a center to combat unverified news on social media platforms, rejecting concerns that it might be used to suppress free speech. The planned center’s goal would be to fight all kinds of fake news, with a focus on misinformation about disasters and financial matters, Minister of […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra Partner Mastercard Is Building Its Own Cryptocurrency Team

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra Partner Mastercard Is Building Its Own Cryptocurrency Team

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra Partner Mastercard Is Building Its Own Cryptocurrency Team Mastercard (MA) reportedly is assembling its own cryptocurrency team. The payments stock is a partner in the Facebook (FB) Libra digital currency project. Meanwhile Bitcoin is attempting to rally after its worst week in 2019. Mastercard is recruiting staff with expertise in the “cutting-edge intersection of […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests Twitter and Facebook have axed around 1,000 accounts to stop the spread of misinformation amid the Hong Kong protests. Twitter told the BBC it removed 936 accounts from mainland China which it said were being used to ‘sow political […]

Have Google, Facebook and Amazon Violated Antitrust Law or Just Political Targets

Have Google, Facebook and Amazon Violated Antitrust Law or Just Political Targets

Top prosecutors from a group of US states are readying a joint investigation into whether major technology firms have violated antitrust law, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The alliance of state attorneys general could formally announce next month that they are delving into whether leading internet firms and technology platforms have used their clout […]

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory. President Donald Trump is considering retaliating against the tax — approved July 11 — with punitive tariffs on French wine imports, prompting an investigation by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR). The […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on Facebook – Facebook was accused in a lawsuit of failing to warn users about the dangers of its single sign-on tool, which can be used to access third party apps and services using Facebook login credentials. Single […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Friending the revenue trend

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Friending the revenue trend

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Friending the revenue trend Facebook had been warning investors for the better part of a year to expect revenue to decelerate into 2020, and CFO David Wehner reiterated that outlook on the second-quarter earnings call. New rules limiting data gathering and beefing up privacy practices — most notably the sweeping regulation on […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) admits conversations were recorded but says it will no longer do so

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) admits conversations were recorded but says it will no longer do so

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) admits conversations were recorded but says it will no longer do so Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to sources. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Strong Growth Continues

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Strong Growth Continues

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Strong Growth Continues Facebook (FB) on July 24 reported financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2019. For the period, revenues increased 28% (and 32% in constant currency) to $16.9 billion. That was a sequential improvement from the first quarter and much better than the mid-single digit percentage decline that management […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock will bounce back from this recent sell-off, but things may get worse before they get better

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock will bounce back from this recent sell-off, but things may get worse before they get better

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock will bounce back from this recent sell-off, but things may get worse before they get better Shares of global internet giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are tumbling into early August as broader financial markets are being pressured by escalating trade war and interest rate headwinds. Specifically, all the market has cared about in […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) decline on global equity selloff

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) decline on global equity selloff

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) decline on global equity selloff The joy ride for internet stocks took a temporary detour on Monday. Shares of industry stalwarts Facebook Inc. FB, -3.86%, Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, -3.47% GOOG, -3.49% Google, Snap Inc. SNAP, -3.35%, and others tumbled after China allowed its yuan currency to fall to a more-than-10-year low versus […]

FTC admitted taking a higher settlement figure from Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in exchange for declining to depose Mark Zuckerberg

FTC admitted taking a higher settlement figure from Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  in exchange for declining to depose Mark Zuckerberg

FTC admitted taking a higher settlement figure from Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in exchange for declining to depose Mark Zuckerberg Facebook paid—I would call it, bribed—the Federal Trade Commission $5 billion to protect Mark Zuckerberg from personal liability in violating the privacy of millions of users. I didn’t conjure that up. That was the clear statement […]

Mark Zuckerberg Takes a Shot at the Fed’s Relevance

Mark Zuckerberg Takes a Shot at the Fed’s Relevance

$FB, $USO, $XAU, $XAG, $USD, $JPY, $EUR President Trump gives his voice to increasingly public impatience with what we analysts call macro-economics. The Fed targets 2% inflation as a compromise between accomplishing strong growth and stable prices. Since the Y 2008 financial crisis, whether unemployment was 10% or less than 4%, no matter how high or low […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all Facebook reminded investors in its latest quarterly report that while it expects to launch its Libra digital currency in 2020, a number of factors could keep that from happening. In […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck.”

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck.”

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck” In the age of Trump, all it takes is a single tweet to move the stock market. And the president may have done just that when he launched a tripartite attack on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Facebook Stock Can’t Shake […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Quick Q2 Overview

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Quick Q2 Overview

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Quick Q2 Overview Facebook posted adjusted quarterly earnings of $1.99 per share, which topped our $1.90 Zacks Consensus Estimate. Meanwhile, revenue surged 28% to $16.886 billion to surpass our $16.45 billion projection. This top-line expansion came in higher than Q1’s roughly 26% growth, but does mark a downturn compared to the 30% […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earnings hit by fines and growth slowdown

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earnings hit by fines and growth slowdown

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earnings hit by fines and growth slowdown Facebook Inc. has taken a hit of over $5 billion to its earnings in the first half of the year to pay government fines, and on Wednesday it predicted its revenue growth will slow down in the second half of the year. But investors have […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) set to report second-quarter results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) set to report second-quarter results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) set to report second-quarter results As Facebook (FB) stock hovers in a buy zone, the social media giant is set to report second-quarter results. The Facebook earnings report will arrive after the market close Wednesday. Wall Street expects Facebook earnings, on an adjusted basis, to reach $1.87 per share, up 8% from the year-ago […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Earnings Preview

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Earnings Preview

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Earnings Preview Shares of Facebook FB popped 2% Monday in a sign that investors might expect strong second-quarter 2019 financial results from the social media firm. Facebook stock is now up over 54% in 2019 and its plan to enter the cryptocurrency space has seemingly been well by received by traders. Despite […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over Libra

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over Libra

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over Libra Facebook is expected to report its second most profitable quarter ever on Wednesday, even in the wake of a $5bn (£4bn) fine and an unprecedented level of scrutiny over its plans to launch a new global currency. […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) agreed to pay a $5 billion fine

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) agreed to pay a $5 billion fine

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) agreed to pay a $5 billion fine Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) saw its user privacy scandal finally come to a tepid conclusion last week. The company agreed to pay a $5 billion fine, the largest fine ever given by the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook also dealt with regulatory opposition over its plans to launch the […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Reports Next Week

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Reports Next Week

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Reports Next Week The market expects Facebook (FB) to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it report s results for the quarter ended June 2019. This widely-known consensus outlook is important in assessing the company’s earnings picture, but a powerful factor that might influence its near-term stock price is […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra Unites Washington

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra Unites Washington

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra Unites Washington Facebook will attend a Senate Banking Committee on cryptocurrencies today, followed by a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Wednesday. That’s on top of a Big Tech antitrust hearing today involving Facebook (FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) and Apple (AAPL). From President Donald Trump to Fed chief […]

Lawmakers Grill Facebook Execs, Bitcoin (BTC) Dives

Lawmakers Grill Facebook Execs, Bitcoin (BTC) Dives

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB FLASH: The cryptocurrency market got hammered Tuesday with Bitcoin losing over 10% in value after US lawmakers grilled Facebook (FB) on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies. Facebook is fighting to get Washington onside after it shocked regulators and lawmakers with its announcement on 18 June […]

“Bitcoin is fun, but it is a lot more fun at 100X leverage”

“Bitcoin is fun, but it is a lot more fun at 100X leverage”

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) was on life support 6 months ago, with prices at about 20% of their record highs, disappointing the world of cryptocurrency enthusiasts who had grown use to extreme moves North and South in the virtual currency. Then last week’s Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei highlighted how volatility is back, […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) reports quarterly earnings on July 24 after the market closes

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) reports quarterly earnings on July 24 after the market closes

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) reports quarterly earnings on July 24 after the market closes When Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) reports quarterly earnings on July 24 after the market closes, investors may not want to expect more upside. FB stock already staged a V-shaped recovery that began in May. After bottoming at the 200-day simple moving average on June 1 at […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Crypto Needs Fed Help

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Crypto Needs Fed Help

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Crypto Needs Fed Help As mighty as it is, Facebook apparently can’t realize its cryptocurrency dreams alone. In response to questions from the Senate Banking Committee, the social media giant said that its planned Libra cryptocurrency will require the assistance of large public-sector organizations, articles published after market close reported. Facebook wrote […]

Fed Calls for Halt of Facebook’s Libra Token

Fed Calls for Halt of Facebook’s Libra Token

$FB, $BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Fed Chairman’s comments on Libra hammers Bitcoin price Wednesday, Fed Chairman Powell said that Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) plan to build a digital currency called Libra “cannot go forward” until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pressured the project and hammered the price of Bitcoin (BTC). The strong comments from the most powerful […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Rally Up, Rally Down, Wild Market Volatility is the Norm

Bitcoin (BTC) Rally Up, Rally Down, Wild Market Volatility is the Norm

$BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) Not a Game for Casual Players Financial markets experts agree that fast run-up in prices is a bubble. And the Big Q is always when/not if, its price will crash, and the effect of a crash?  The Financial Stability Oversight Commission recently came out with a report listing challenges to financial stability, […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Breaks Out

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Breaks Out

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Breaks Out Facebook (FB) was breaking out. The social network advanced nearly 2% to climb past a 198.58 buy point. But like Amazon, volume was weak. Amazon (AMZN), which rose 2% to clear a 1,964.50 buy point of a cup base. Volume was flat at the breakout, however. The strongest breakouts tend to occur […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) could hit new all-time highs

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) could hit new all-time highs

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) could hit new all-time highs Shares of Facebook have been trading much better over the last six months. Shares are flirting with a move back over $200 and if it can get there, it could trigger a much higher move back to its all-time highs. While the stock was hammered in late-May […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) one worry is the growing push by regulators and politicians to crack down on Big Tech

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) one worry is the growing push by regulators and politicians to crack down on Big Tech

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) one worry is the growing push by regulators and politicians to crack down on Big Tech Facebook stock rose 1.1% Wednesday to 197.20. That’s just below a 198.58 buy point from a long, deep cup-with-handle base. The cup depth of 44% is worrisome. However, the handle itself is long enough to be its own […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has acted well in recent months despite ongoing privacy investigations and could test 2018’s all-time high at $219

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has acted well in recent months despite ongoing privacy investigations and could test 2018’s all-time high at $219

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has acted well in recent months despite ongoing privacy investigations and could test 2018’s all-time high at $219 Facebook, Inc. (FB) stock has acted well in recent months despite ongoing privacy investigations and could test 2018’s all-time high at $219 in the third quarter. In addition, it won’t take extraordinary buying power to […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) continues to do irritating things, but that doesn’t appear to have fazed investors

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) continues to do irritating things, but that doesn’t appear to have fazed investors

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) continues to do irritating things, but that doesn’t appear to have fazed investors There’s no question that whatever was plaguing Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and FB stock in the second half of 2018 has left the building. Facebook is on fire in 2019, up 47% year to date, getting closer to its all-time high of $218.62.  […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock always has benefitted from audacity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock always has benefitted from audacity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock always has benefitted from audacity Introducing “Libra” makes it appear as if Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) wants to become a country. If the move rubs the wrong people the wrong way it could be disastrous for Facebook stock. Libra isn’t exactly a blockchain, but the company’s white paper keeps referring to it as one. Its Libra coin […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock heads higher

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock heads higher

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock heads higher Shares of Facebook Inc. FB, +0.98% are up 1.1% in premarket trading Thursday after Deutsche Bank analyst Lloyd Walmsley turned more upbeat on the stock, raising his target price to $230 from $220. His channel checks show that ad units and pricing for “stories” content are improving. As more […]

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

$BTC,$BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) rise was meteoric this week and its decline has been just as swift. The speculation frenzy over Bitcoin pushed its price to nearly $14,000 Wednesday, its highest mark since January 2018. Bitcoin, the largest digital asset reversed after a prominent cryptocurrency exchange reported an outage Wednesday. The retreat accelerated Thursday and put […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra is an ambitious plan to replace the US dollar as the primary currency for online and international transactions

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra is an ambitious plan to replace the US dollar as the primary currency for online and international transactions

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra is an ambitious plan to replace the US dollar as the primary currency for online and international transactions Let me put it this way – both Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and Facebook (FB) want to replace the world’s benchmark currency, but one wants to leave power in the hands of the people through […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB Bitcoin (BTC) prices and related cryptocurrencies and stocks ran up again Wednesday, continuing a strong rebound that has intensified with last week’s Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announcement that it is entering the crypto space. Prices have surged roughly 40% since Friday, with the digital currency now flashing signs of a possible ‘climax‘ run. The last time […]

Getting into crypto could hamper Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock

Getting into crypto could hamper Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock

Getting into crypto could hamper Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock One would think, given the amount of regulatory scrutiny Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) faced of late, CEO Mark Zuckerberg would lay low for a while even if only to protect Facebook stock. One would be wrong in making such an assumption, however. Even as antitrust investigations of it and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) get […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Netflix Lead The FANG Stocks

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Netflix Lead The FANG Stocks

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Netflix Lead The FANG Stocks Facebook and Netflix (NFLX) rallied about 1% apiece, leading the FANG stocks. The social media giant is moving closer to a 198.58 buy point in a large cup with handle. Bullishly, the relative strength line is also nearing a new recent high, underscoring the stock’s recent outperformance vs. the general […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Spiked, Why?

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Spiked, Why?

$BTC, $FB FLASH: Bitcoin, ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin spiked at the weekend, with the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Bitcoin, eclipsing the $10,000 psych mark to highs of $11,200 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,029.28+173.29 (+1.60%)As of 6:07p BST. the market is open. Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin all […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) revealing the details of one of its biggest endeavours

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  revealing the details of one of its biggest endeavours

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) revealing the details of one of its biggest endeavours Despite Facebook FB  revealing the details of one of its biggest endeavors, the company has been meet with opposition. It was last week that Facebook announced the details of its digital currency Libra, which will become avaialble for online users in 2020. Just hours after […]

Unruly social media no model for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra currency

Unruly social media no model for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra currency

Unruly social media no model for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Libra currency Facebook FB.O cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in social media, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday. The U.S. social media company drew worldwide interest earlier this week […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) cryptocurrency heralds the rise of the corporation-government

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) cryptocurrency heralds the rise of the corporation-government

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) cryptocurrency heralds the rise of the corporation-government Facebook’s cryptocurrency, officially unveiled on Tuesday, heralds the rise of the corporation-government, potentially shaping the already vast powers of the Silicon Valley giants into a borderless, unaccountable techno-oligarchy. The crystal ball is dark, and we should be afraid. Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, is to be used in […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) plans for a new cryptocurrency project called Libra

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) plans for a new cryptocurrency project called Libra

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) plans for a new cryptocurrency project called Libra Facebook FB announced today plans for a new cryptocurrency project called Libra. The much-anticipated news was welcomed by eager Wall Street analysts who are raving about where this new venture can take Facebook in the future. Some analysts have even gone so far as […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) new cryptocurrency could make big waves

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) new cryptocurrency could make big waves

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) new cryptocurrency could make big waves Facebook, Inc. (FB) shares rose nearly 3% during Monday’s session after analysts expressed optimism about its new cryptocurrency offering – Libra. The company will unveil a white paper on Tuesday related to the new cryptocurrency, which has already reportedly gained widespread support from industry partners and […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) The Future is Private

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) The Future is Private

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) The Future is Private Facebook has restricted public access to a feature that has been used to pursue war criminals, expose human rights abuses and identify corrupt officials. The social media giant — which had vowed to become more transparent about its operations — last week quietly “paused” public access to a […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) company has uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant’s controversial privacy practices

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) company has uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant’s controversial privacy practices

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) company has uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant’s controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dipped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company has uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant’s controversial privacy practices. Shares were down more than 2% following the news. […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) improved underlying fundamentals

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) improved underlying fundamentals

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) improved underlying fundamentals Even though shares of Facebook have fallen sharply on headlines about regulatory scrutiny, Moffett Nathanson said Tuesday the stock’s valuation is attractive given the health of its core business and potential for growth. “We believe improving underlying fundamentals offsets the risk of greater regulatory scrutiny,” Moffett Nathanson’s Michael Nathanson said in […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) will no longer allow Huawei to pre-install its core app, Messenger, Instagram, or WhatsApp on its smartphones

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) will no longer allow Huawei to pre-install its core app, Messenger, Instagram, or WhatsApp on its smartphones

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) will no longer allow Huawei to pre-install its core app, Messenger, Instagram, or WhatsApp on its smartphones Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) will no longer allow Huawei to pre-install its core app, Messenger, Instagram, or WhatsApp on its smartphones, according to Reuters. The decision comes after several other companies — including Intel , Qualcomm , and ARM Holdings — cut ties with […]

Should You Still Own Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock?

Should You Still Own Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock?

Should You Still Own Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock? On July 25, 2018, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) stock closed at an all-time high of $217.50, representing a gain of more than 450% from its initial public offering (IPO) price. It seemed at the time like the most solid investment out of the whole social media pack.   Other industry […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) target of US antitrust regulators

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) target of US antitrust regulators

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) target of US antitrust regulators Bigger is better, right? Well, not always. For Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN) and Google (GOOG), being large and dominant is actually providing for major headache. The three tech giants are targets of US antitrust regulators, as it is being reported that the FCC and DOJ are looking […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) promising technical opportunity arising

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) promising technical opportunity arising

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) promising technical opportunity arising Shares of Facebook  (NASDAQ: FB ) have nosedived in recent weeks, but with the most recent price action in FB stock, there is a promising technical opportunity arising. Specifically, the price section around the $160 mark could indeed lead to a tradeable bounce for active investors and traders. In order to fully […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) investors voted overwhelmingly in support of proposals to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and scrap the firm’s share structure

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) investors voted overwhelmingly in support of proposals to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and scrap the firm’s share structure

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) investors voted overwhelmingly in support of proposals to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and scrap the firm’s share structure The Facebook shareholder revolt just got bloody. In a filing on Monday, Facebook revealed how investors voted on a raft of proposals at its annual shareholder meeting last week–and the results underline the […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Federal Trade Commission has gained the ability to investigate

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Federal Trade Commission has gained the ability to investigate

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Federal Trade Commission has gained the ability to investigate Facebook Inc. shares FB, +0.09% are down more than 6% in midday trading Monday after a report from the Wall Street Journal said that the Federal Trade Commission has gained the ability to investigate whether the social-media giant has unlawfully engaged in anticompetitive […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) founder and CEO Mark Zuckerburg has reportedly survived a leadership vote

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) founder and CEO Mark Zuckerburg has reportedly survived a leadership vote

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) founder and CEO Mark Zuckerburg has reportedly survived a leadership vote Many of the company’s largest shareholders insisted that Zuckerberg step down as chairman of the board and focus solely on his other role of managing the company’s day-to-day operations. However, given that the Facebook founder holds 60 percent of the board’s […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) business looks set to expand

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) business looks set to expand

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) business looks set to expand Facebook FB has been embroiled in privacy scandals, Russian election interference backlash, and more for well over a year now. Despite all of the negativity, it seems that the average Facebook user doesn’t seem to care, at least not enough to ditch the social media power. Recent […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock seems invincible

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock seems invincible

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock seems invincible Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) faces billions in fines ahead and yet the stock is in a sustained uptrend. Though Facebook stock nearly traded above $200 a share in early May, the bulls backed down in recent weeks. What will it take for the stock to trade at $200 or more? Valuations are […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) short term opportunity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) short term opportunity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) short term opportunity Stock owners fall into two categories. There are those who are in looking to invest for the long haul. And then there are those who prefer to trade momentum, which tend to be shorter term.Today’s write-up is to examine how Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock now presents the opportunity for both traders and investors. There is […]

The combination of the growth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) user base and its reasonable valuation could enable FB stock to reach record highs next year

The combination of the growth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) user base and its reasonable valuation could enable FB stock to reach record highs next year

The combination of the growth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) user base and its reasonable valuation could enable FB stock to reach record highs next year With stock markets close to their  all-time highs, the recovery of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock seems to have been almost overlooked. Trading close to $190, and just off recent highs. FB […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in gear again

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  back in gear again

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in gear again Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) stock is back in gear again. Yes, it seems like old times! It’s as if the prior issues and controversies such as with privacy and security breaches have simply just gone away. The bottom line: For the year so far, the Facebook stock price […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock has too many headwinds

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock has too many headwinds

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock has too many headwinds User growth is not the end-all and be-all for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) . Just as Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) didn’t crash and burn because its user growth was slipping by a few percentage points year-over-year, Facebook stock won’t rally by 30%-50% because it is is managing to increase its […]

A Closer Look at Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock

A Closer Look at Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock

A Closer Look at Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Why such a cavalier attitude toward the billion-dollar fines, one might ask? Well, the quarterly results say everything. Facebook generated over $15 billion in revenue in the quarter. They grew it 26 percent year-over-year. Even adjusting for a $3 billion legal expenses (FB was smart to account […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) could be subject to 20 years of government oversight

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) could be subject to 20 years of government oversight

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) could be subject to 20 years of government oversight Facebook could be subject to 20 years of government oversight as part of a potential agreement with the U.S. government, according to a source familiar with the discussions who spoke to Reuters. Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder Chris Hughes wrote in a New York Times op-ed that regulators must check CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder Chris Hughes wrote in a New York Times op-ed that regulators must check CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder Chris Hughes wrote in a New York Times op-ed that regulators must check CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes issued a forceful call for regulators to break up the company he helped build in a New York Times op-ed published Thursday. Hughes, who left Facebook to work for Barack […]

Two nonprofits are mobilizing to push shareholders to remove Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his post as chair of the tech giant’s board

Two nonprofits are mobilizing to push shareholders to remove Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his post as chair of the tech giant’s board

Two nonprofits are mobilizing to push shareholders to remove Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his post as chair of the tech giant’s board Ahead of Facebook’s shareholder meeting at the end of May, the civil rights group Color of Change is harnessing the power of its 1.5 million members in partnership with investor […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) 11% below its all-time high set in July 2018

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) 11% below its all-time high set in July 2018

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) 11% below its all-time high set in July 2018 After gapping up on Q1 earnings in late April, Facebook is 1.6% below a 198.58 buy point from a newly minted handle. The social media giant is now about 11% below its all-time high set in July 2018. The base has a depth […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Zuckerberg’s Control

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Zuckerberg’s Control

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Zuckerberg’s Control Zuckerberg owns less than 1 percent of Facebook’s class A stock, but he controls more than 80 percent of the company’s class B shares, which have special voting rights. That gives him almost 60 percent of the vote when the company and board make essential decisions. For all practical purposes, […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Q1 revenue climbed 26%

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Q1 revenue climbed 26%

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Q1 revenue climbed 26% Facebook’s Q1 revenue climbed 26% to reach $15.08 billion and top our $14.97 billion Zacks Consensus Estimate. At the bottom end of the income statement, FB’s earnings sunk from the year-ago period, driven by a one-time charge of $3 billion it set aside for the possibility of a […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) soared in after-hours trading despite unresolved privacy business with the FTC

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) soared in after-hours trading despite unresolved privacy business with the FTC

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) soared in after-hours trading despite unresolved privacy business with the FTC The litany of challenging news does not appear to have harmed Facebook’s stock. While it has been languishing, FB has risen more than 50% off its December lows. FB has tripled over the past five years, and the company carries a $474 billion […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is in a win-win situation heading into FB’s earnings

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is in a win-win situation heading into FB’s earnings

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is in a win-win situation heading into FB’s earnings Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings tomorrow. Given the bumpy ride that FB stock has endured over the past year, investors are understandably nervous heading into this earnings report. After FB endured more bad press, including the tragic New Zealand […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) social media giant said it is hiring Jennifer Newstead as its general counsel

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) social media giant said it is hiring Jennifer Newstead as its general counsel

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) social media giant said it is hiring Jennifer Newstead as its general counsel Facebook shares rose slightly after the bell Monday after the social media giant said it is hiring Jennifer Newstead as its general counsel. Newstead, most recently the legal adviser to the U.S. State Department, is replacing Colin Stretch. Facebook also named […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) faces no existential threat under the current administration

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) faces no existential threat under the current administration

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) faces no existential threat under the current administration One company is having a hard time capturing U.S. regulators: Facebook. It’s the subject of federal criminal investigation in New York, and is reportedly facing a record multi-billion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission for violating its users’ privacy. The latest: An NBC News […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Earnings Season Is An Opportunity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Earnings Season Is An Opportunity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Earnings Season Is An Opportunity 2018 was a year that Facebook(NASDAQ: FB ) investors would like to forget. FB stock fell off a cliff following self inflicted wounds. And the negative headlines didn’t stop. All told, Facebook stock fell 45% from July highs to December lows. Luckily this year is a different story, FB […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) The “one share, one vote” issue will be voted on at Facebook’s upcoming shareholder meeting on May 30

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) The “one share, one vote” issue will be voted on at Facebook’s upcoming shareholder meeting on May 30

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) The “one share, one vote” issue will be voted on at Facebook’s upcoming shareholder meeting on May 30 Facebook (FB shareholders want some of CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg’s power. In a proxy filing on Friday, shareholders proposed that Facebook’s dual-class system be phased out and replaced with a “one share one […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) investors are trying to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) investors are trying to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) investors are trying to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Facebook investors are trying to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and also rid themselves of the company’s share structure.  In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing from Friday, the company listed the various proposals that will be tabled during the May 30th annual shareholding meeting. […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) working to put its bad press in the past

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) working to put its bad press in the past

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) working to put its bad press in the past The social media giant is working to put its bad press in the past, but more importantly, the investing public has grown more comfortable with the idea that data and privacy issues are more and more falling under the rubric of private companies. […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) suffered another major data breach exposing the data of over 540 million of its members

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) suffered another major data breach exposing the data of over 540 million of its members

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) suffered another major data breach exposing the data of over 540 million of its members Facebook just suffered another major data breach exposing the data of over 540 million of its members, days after embattled Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called for stronger internet regulation. No worries, concludes Guggenheim, which raised its rating of Facebook’s stock (ticker: […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) ad delivery skews along race and gender lines

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) ad delivery skews along race and gender lines

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) ad delivery skews along race and gender lines Facebook allows an advertiser to target various, razor-sharp demographics. You can target people who like a specific page or even a particular book. You can target groups of people based on a broad range of categories. But for the research, published yesterday, researchers made no […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) took a slight dip on the news and closed the day in the negative

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) took a slight dip on the news and closed the day in the negative

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) took a slight dip on the news and closed the day in the negative Researchers at cybersecurity firm UpGuard claim to have found the records of millions of Facebook users in publicly-accessible places on Amazon’s cloud servers. The records were apparently stored there by Facebook partners, not by Facebook itself. Moreover, the data was not particularly […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) gave Instagram users the ability to browse and purchase offerings directly from 23 top brands

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) gave Instagram users the ability to browse and purchase offerings directly from 23 top brands

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) gave Instagram users the ability to browse and purchase offerings directly from 23 top brands Shares of the tech giant rose 3.3 percent following Deutsche Bank’s call that Facebook’s Instagram platform could “add an incremental $10 [billion] of revenue in 2021” thanks to the new e-commerce checkout feature.Facebook gave Instagram users the […]

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