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Short Interest Looks Selective in Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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People Waste Time on Social Media While at Work

White little has been written about the effect of social media on worker productivity while people are on their jobs, new research shows that workers do waste time on social ...
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Google Edges Facebook as America’s Most Visited Site

The Google sites, owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), were the most visited in May, based on desktop and mobile results together. They had 241.6 million unique visitors. Search trumped ...
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Instagram Claims 500 Million Users

In a post Tuesday to his account, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company's Instagram photo-sharing app now has more than 500 million global monthly users, including ...
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As LinkedIn Finds a Buyer, Twitter Goes Hopelessly Hungry

Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR) has not found a buyer, despite a drop in its stock price from $55 in October 2014 to $14 recently. Its weakness as a buyout target worsened as ...
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What Microsoft Shareholders Can Expect From the $26.2 Billion LinkedIn Acquisition

It is not that often that you hear about $26 billion mergers. It is even more unusual to see a large transaction in social media. That was then, this is ...
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Short Sellers Decrease Bets in Social Media

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Short Interest in Twitter Falls

The short interest in Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) fell 8% in the period that ended on May 31 to 71.3 million shares. Perhaps rumors of a sale drove some shorts out, ...
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How YouTube May Now Be Worth $90 Billion (or More) on a Standalone Basis

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) may still be called Google by most of us. Regardless of how you feel about the name change and restructuring that gave its founders absolute control ...
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Facebook Engagement for Publishers Plunges

Large content sites that count on reader engagement on Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) sites to drive and hold traffic have a problem. A new study says engagement has eroded, particularly as ...
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Social Media Short Interest Sees Increased Bets

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Dual Downgrades Put Cloud Over Twitter

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has become the social media giant that didn't live up to its full potential. Despite efforts to expand what would not be counted toward the 140-character ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Social Media

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Short Interest in Twitter Jumps Higher

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has not issued a single bit of positive news in months. New CEO Jack Dorsey has not made a positive move. The most recent quarter was a ...
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Analysts Drop Twitter Stock to Sell

As problems at Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) deepen, more and more analysts have cut their ratings, to the point at which most recent ratings changes have be to Sell or ...
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