social networking

Judge: Hulu Must Face Privacy Lawsuit

Hulu fails to persuade a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the video streaming service of illegally sharing users' viewing history with Facebook and ComScore.

Mark Zuckerberg to Speak At Disrupt SF

With its mobile business humming, what's Facebook focused on now? Well, Mark Zuckerberg's got some big ideas he'll share Sept. 11 at TechCrunch Disrupt SF.

Facebook Gifts Tries to Turn Generosity Viral

Facebook has finally rolled out its Gifts feature, which allows people to give real-life gifts to their friends. The social commerce platform has huge revenue potential for Facebook. And for all those cynical folks who make fun of typical Facebook birthday greetings, the message is clear: Put up or shut up.

Facebook Wants to Be Your Online Bank

Someday soon, Facebook users may pay their utility bills, balance their checkbooks, and transfer money at the same time they upload vacation photos to the site for friends to see.

Why Facebook's Falling Share Price Really Doesn't Matter

On Monday, Facebook's stock fell from its IPO price of $38 to a low of (as of this writing) $33.60. So what? Nobody who actually paid attention to Facebook's statements before the IPO should be surprised by this latest turn, or even worried. Here's why:

Facebook IPO Valuation Sets Record: Is It Really Worth $104 Billion?

Facebook finally set its IPO price Thursday evening: $38 a share, for a record-setting value of $104 billion on the social media giant. Is it worth it? Who knows. But despite the skeptics, there are definitely ways to make money from all those Facebook users' eyeballs.