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Is Facebook Threatened by Twitter?

Twitter recently expanded its partnership with research firm Kantar. The partnership will mark the start of a program to make a better use...

Yelp Inc: A Long-Term Growth Story

Online business directory and review site, Yelp  has been firing on all cylinders. The company's unique visitors, user-generated content, and...

Google Trumps Facebook ... Again

U.S. stocks managed to cling onto the day's gains after briefly falling back to breakeven within the last hour of trading, as...

3 Reasons to Love Amazon in 2014

It's been a busy year so far for Amazon.com . The world's biggest online retailer has been in full press mode since the start of 2014 as it...

Twitter Is Still Too Expensive

The high-flying stock price of Twitter  has come down substantially from its highs in the 70s. The company's weak user and usage metrics in...

What's Ahead for Weibo's IPO?

On March 14, messaging app Weibo filed to raise $500 million via a U.S. initial public offering. Weibo, provided by Sina , is a microblogging...

3 Ways Facebook Is Getting It Right

It's amazing to think that you can just say the word "Facebook" and over 1.2 billion people worldwide know what you are talking about. That...

Can Twitter Keep Growing?

Less than one year after its initial public offering, social network company Twitter  could be showing signals of a slowdown in user base...

Can Facebook Make More Money Selling Apps Than Apple?

On March 11, mobile-ecosystem analyst Benedict Evans tweeted that "Facebook could soon be booking more revenue from app installs than Apple...

Why Facebook Won't Go the Way of Myspace

Myspace grew to its peak of 300 million users by 2007. After 2007, the number of times the term "Myspace" was used as a search query in ...

Twitter, Inc.'s Next Growth Market: Video Ads?

Google's YouTube brings in billions of dollars in revenue for the company every year, most of which is derived from video ads -- and...

Facebook Inc. Can Raise Ad Prices, but Twitter and Google Can't

Shares of Facebook reached an all-time high on Monday after an analyst at UBS released a note increasing its price target to $90. The...

The Risky Yahoo! Inc. Strategy That Steals From Facebook and Google

CEO Marissa Mayer hasn't been shy about shifting Yahoo!'s strategy. First, she cut back on work-at-home options. Then, she shifted focus...