Snapchat to Let You Book Uber Rides

Snapchat to Let You Book Uber Rides

It’s a match made in social app heaven. Snapchat users will now be able to use the popular social media app to book a ride through Uber or Lyft. Users will also be able to book restaurant reservations to establishments featured on the app. This is courtesy of a new...
Facebook, Others Mired in Security Concerns

Facebook, Others Mired in Security Concerns

Tech giants Facebook, Google, and Twitter have been called to testify before Congress about how their platforms may have been used to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. This has experts wondering: how much, if any, culpability do these companies have when...
Facebook May Have Inflated Its Ad Reach In the U.S.

Facebook May Have Inflated Its Ad Reach In the U.S.

Last week, Facebook found itself under scrutiny for potentially inflating the size of its ad reach to advertisers. According to Brien Wieser, an analyst with Pivotal Research Group, Facebook claimed that its ads can reach millions more young adults in the U.S. than...
Snap Shares Sink Below IPO Price

Snap Shares Sink Below IPO Price

When Snap, the parent company of social app Snapchat, made its IPO on March 2, it had a banner day. When the stock market opened, Snap shares were already trading higher than their IPO price of $17 per share. It closed the day at $24.48 per share and made its founders...
Stock Watch: Pandora Media Inc.

Stock Watch: Pandora Media Inc.

Pandora Media Inc. appears to be the hot-ticket item, as far as stocks go right now. According to the New York Post, Verizon is considering making a $100 million investment in Pandora if the music streaming company fails to reach a deal with Sirius XM this week. But...
YouTube Sets 10,000-View Threshold for Ads

YouTube Sets 10,000-View Threshold for Ads

A couple of weeks ago, we reported on the backlash Google was experiencing when advertisers discovered that their ads were appearing alongside offensive content. Several very large brands opted to pull their non-search ads until Google addressed the problem. Now, in...
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