Social Media

As pressure mounts on Big Tech companies to address the spread of misinformation, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said Monday that his company fact-checks all political advertising.

Facebook is taking on PayPal’s Venmo with a new payments service that will soon be able to be used across its family of apps.

LinkedIn is not flashy but according to law enforcement officials it is a hotbed in espionage activities. Eamon Javers joins us on the show and explains.

Facebook has changed its corporate logo to a minimalist rendering of the Facebook name, a move the company said is meant to separate the wider corporation — and its subsidiaries like WhatsApp and Instagram — from the core Facebook social network.

Julia Boorstin reports on how Twitter and Facebook are at a split when it comes to political ads on its platform.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Wednesday the company would no longer accept political ads. Even though Dorsey didn’t name Mark Zuckerberg, it was a clear swipe at the CEO’s position on running false political ads on Facebook.

Julia Boorstin breaks down the latest quarterly results from Facebook as the social media giant saw growth in its users.

Apple saw its revenue increase even as its sales of its flagship iPhone decline. Josh Lipton breaks down the numbers for us.

Facebook removed a series of accounts and pages originating in Russia for engaging in foreign interference, the company disclosed Wednesday.

Joe Biden’s cash-strapped presidential campaign has been talking to top donors about ways to beef up its fundraising strategy in the crucial fourth quarter, including a possible increase in spending on social media platforms such as Facebook, according to people familiar with the matter.

Democratic Presidential Nominee Senator Elizabeth Warren and Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg are feuding over fake ads. Ylan Mui explains.

Facebook should not be tasked with determining the truthfulness of political campaign ads, a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission told CNBC on Thursday.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, the committee announced Wednesday.

Digital advertising platforms Taboola and Outbrain, which provide content recommendation boxes on publisher websites, are merging in hopes of becoming a bigger competitor to digital advertising giants such as Google and Facebook.

Facebook, Twitter and Snap are looking new ways to grow their respective products. Julia Boorstin has more.