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Facebook's wounds are self-inflictedupdated: Fri Aug 24 2012 10:35:00

Facebook seems to be taking a beating these days. But guess what? That's actually good news.

Is Zuckerberg to blame for Facebook's slumping stock?updated: Fri Aug 24 2012 10:28:00

Mark Zuckerberg is not in danger of losing his job, but that doesn't mean he can brush off recent criticism of his leadership.

Does Facebook need a new CEO?updated: Fri Aug 24 2012 10:28:00

The price of Facebook's stock has fallen more than 50% from its IPO, leading some to call for a change in leadership

Brothers exit prison after 25 yearsupdated: Fri Aug 17 2012 00:22:00

Two brothers who've spent more than two decades behind bars walk out of jail thanks to evidence connected to Facebook.

Creepy hit 'Take This Lollipop' getting a sequelupdated: Thu Aug 16 2012 08:14:00

For actor Bill Oberst Jr., it was an unpaid gig starring in a Web-only video that's just two minutes long.

Would you pay for an ad-free Twitter (or Facebook)?updated: Mon Aug 13 2012 13:42:00

Sure, lots of folks might be excited about a Twitter-like social network with no ads or annoying "promoted tweets."

Virginia deputy fights his firing over a Facebook 'like'updated: Fri Aug 10 2012 09:02:00

A Virginia sheriff's deputy has been fired for liking his boss's political opponent -- on Facebook.

Facebook needs to earn your trustupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 05:28:00

A shrewd Wall Street friend once advised me: "There's all the difference in the world between a great business and a great investment."

How $4 cows make Facebook millionsupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 05:28:00

Ahead of Facebook's first earnings report, many are wondering whether the company can deliver on advertising revenue.

Facebook inspires status envyupdated: Mon Aug 06 2012 10:40:00

Has your Facebook feed become a gauzy parade of white gowns and veils? You're not alone.

Face it, Facebook: Sometimes you suckupdated: Mon Aug 06 2012 10:18:00

I was blissed out on vacation when Facebook gave me a one-two punch to the gut.

Does virtual travel cramp your style?updated: Fri Aug 03 2012 09:59:00

Bernice Radle doesn't stay put.

Digg gets a fresh start with new site and appupdated: Wed Aug 01 2012 08:09:00

Six weeks after Digg was acquired by incubator Betaworks, a revamped Digg website and iPhone app have been released, one day ahead of schedule.

CNNMoney: Zynga shares plummet 37%. Is company a fad?updated: Thu Jul 26 2012 16:28:00

Zynga shares tumbled nearly 40% Thursday, a day after the company reported earnings that missed analysts' expectations.

Facebook: Fan page for Colorado shooter doesn't violate termsupdated: Wed Jul 25 2012 15:40:00

The stock photo, posted on a Facebook fan page for the accused Colorado shooter, shows two young men in a movie theater turning around to tell the people behind them to be quiet.

David Beckham supports Olympicsupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 18:01:00

Former England captain David Beckham is full of excitement ahead of the London Olympics. CNN's Amanda Davies reports.

Why did Colorado shooting suspect avoid social media?updated: Mon Jul 23 2012 14:55:00

It's a truth of the digital age. When a person is plucked from obscurity, for good reasons or bad, the first thing curiosity-seekers do is turn to the Web.

Argentinian court to Facebook: Delete profile that offended local businessupdated: Tue Jul 17 2012 19:31:00

An Argentinian judge has ordered Facebook to remove a profile from its site that allegedly was defaming a local business.

Google+ trumps Facebook in customer satisfactionupdated: Tue Jul 17 2012 16:23:00

Facebook may be more populous, but Google+ is better-liked.

Can a name change help a website?updated: Mon Jul 16 2012 12:47:00

Conventional webmaster wisdom holds that changing the name of a website leads to a drop in its popularity.

Teen sues bullies for fake Facebook pageupdated: Thu Jul 12 2012 08:26:00

Alex Boston and her parents explain why they took legal action against two bullies who created a fake Facebook page.

Facebook fuses emotion to its anti-bullying effortsupdated: Thu Jul 12 2012 08:26:00

Communication on Facebook started with the simple, emotionally vague "poke."

Are Facebook posts hurting your career?updated: Wed Jul 11 2012 15:36:00

CNNMoney's Laurie Segall and HLN contributor Mario Armstrong tell us how to keep your Facebook page employment-ready.

Are social media making the resume obsolete?updated: Wed Jul 11 2012 15:36:00

Could the days of trying to cram all your professional accomplishments onto a single sheet of paper be a thing of the past?

Web wails as DirecTV channels go darkupdated: Wed Jul 11 2012 15:01:00

It's a first-world problem of epic proportions, and the couch potatoes of the Web aren't pleased.

And the iReport Awards go to ... updated: Sat Jul 07 2012 11:47:00

Eyewitness footage of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse, a collection of powerful images from a blind photographer and a dispatch by 14-year-old twins at Occupy Wall Street were among the recipients of the 2nd annual CNN iReport Awards on Saturday night.

Tech is getting more gay-friendlyupdated: Tue Jul 03 2012 20:43:00

James Lazar is married to a man. He won't buy anniversary cards that picture a man and a woman. He didn't want his Facebook page to show those symbols, either.

Why Google Plus isn't dead -- well, yetupdated: Mon Jul 02 2012 16:53:00

Google Plus, Google's much-chided version of Facebook, celebrated its first birthday last week.

Dueling online over 'Call Me Maybe'updated: Wed Jun 27 2012 12:40:00

You have burning questions, and we have burning answers (we really need to stop writing these columns by candlelight). That's why, this week, we decided to take a passel of queries from our friends, followers and readers. We received these queries via e-mail, Facebook and in-person conversations. We spunked up the wording a bit to keep you healthily entertained.

Site shows Facebook updates your boss shouldn't seeupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 18:11:00

Anastasia R. hates her boss, Jay, and wishes he would die. Matt B. is "carrying a bucket round in my car cause im so hungover." Charlie S. wants everyone to have his new personal phone number.

Facebook: You've got a new email addressupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 18:11:00

Facebook pulled a fast one and changed the default email address on people's profiles to

Facebook just switched your default e-mail addressupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 16:37:00

Whether you've noticed or not, you have a new primary e-mail address listed as your Facebook contact, and most likely it's an address you've never used.

What's really, truly going on with Facebook?updated: Tue Jun 26 2012 14:22:00

Every week, there's a new Facebook thing to gripe about.

MYB: Sandberg named to Facebook boardupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 11:09:00

Christine Romans discusses Sheryl Sandberg and explains reports about Murdoch splitting News Corp. into two companies.

Facebook pulls location-tracking featureupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 11:09:00

Following a period of freak-out on the Internet on Monday, Facebook appears to have pulled a controversial feature that let the social network's users get a digital list of other Facebookers nearby.

Facebook quietly unveils 'stalking app'updated: Tue Jun 26 2012 10:11:00

Facebook on Monday appeared to have quietly unveiled a new feature designed to let people see which Facebook users are nearby at any given time.

Facebook now lets you edit commentsupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 14:29:00

We've all done it. Your friend uploads a picture of their new puppy to Facebook, and you somehow manage to leave a comment congratulating them instead on their "new pappy."

With new mobile apps, no one's a strangerupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 13:06:00

If keeping track of friends was the first wave of social media, the next may be all about hooking up with strangers.

Fitness and social media: Don't overdo itupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 09:43:00

It's summer, and months after you made that vow to finally get fit, healthy and bikini-ready, you're actually going at it, sweating it up at the gym or jogging around your 'hood before work.

Why faces matter to Facebookupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 07:09:00

Facebook really wants to know what you look like.

Facebook to show you ads based on your Web browsingupdated: Tue Jun 19 2012 11:11:00

Facebook will soon be using your Web browsing to help decide which advertisements you see.

Adidas cancels 'shackle' shoes after outcry updated: Tue Jun 19 2012 10:49:00

German sports apparel maker Adidas has withdrawn its plans to sell a controversial sneaker featuring affixed rubber shackles after the company generated significant criticism when advertising the shoe on its Facebook page.

Hands-on first impressions of Apple's iOS 6updated: Wed Jun 13 2012 11:07:00

At WWDC 2012, Apple unveiled the next generation of iOS, its mobile operating system. iOS 6 sports more than 200 new features and upgrades ? including the new Apple Maps, deep Facebook integration and improvements to Siri.

Seven tech-behavior faults that aren't so badupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 09:56:00

Please read the following in the voice of the movie preview guy:

Facebook rolling out App Centerupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 10:59:00

Make room, Apple, Google and Amazon. One more major Internet player now has an app store.

"Billionaires" Author on FB for Kidsupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 12:39:00

Ben Mezrich ("The Accidental Billionaires") talks about Facebook's potential lifting of its ban on pre-teen users

Why not let kids have Facebook pages?updated: Thu Jun 07 2012 12:39:00

Will elementary and middle school students soon be able to put up their own Facebook pages? It looks like it.

Inside the mind of an alleged killerupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 17:27:00

Erin Burnett talks to a forensic psychiatrist about what's inside the mind of the alleged Canadian porn star killer.

Feel the relief of a Facebook purge updated: Wed Jun 06 2012 09:38:00

Last week, we clued you in to all the annoying things that couples must cease doing on Facebook.

Woman puts gas can in car seat -- but not toddlerupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 04:58:00

It must have been a valuable gas can.

Should 11-year-olds join Facebook?updated: Mon Jun 04 2012 10:49:00

Should young children be able to use Facebook?

Instagram or Facebook Camera?updated: Fri Jun 01 2012 10:15:00

Facebook releases a new camera app a month after buying Instagram for $1bn. Kristie Lu Stout compares the apps.

Is Twitter slowing down?updated: Thu May 31 2012 15:39:00

With all the Facebook news lately -- the flat IPO, the regulatory interest, the Chan-Zuckerberg wedding -- it's highly possibly you've forgotten all about Twitter.

What Tim Cook's comments reveal about Apple's futureupdated: Thu May 31 2012 11:26:00

When Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the All Things Digital Conference Tuesday night, he wasn't just answering questions from Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher ? he was also dropping hints about the future of Apple's product roadmap.

Opinion: Facebook threatens to 'Zuck up' the human raceupdated: Wed May 30 2012 15:38:00

The news last week was all about Facebook's dodgy IPO. Investors are filing suit against Facebook about withholding "negative" assessment on its business prospects. This IPO not only "Zucked up" Silicon Valley's supposed tech bubble, but it has created the suspicion that Facebook willfully exploited the innocence of the small investor.

Hey, you two, dial it back just a littleupdated: Wed May 30 2012 12:43:00

On Monday, we paid homage to our fallen troops with bratwursts and kielbasa, and that means it's officially the season of picnics, boat shoes and strolls along the boardwalk, hand in hand.

How to connect with your kids online (without shaming them)updated: Wed May 30 2012 11:34:00

It's one of the pivotal scenes in "The Social Network," a eureka moment that implied a parting of the clouds, a spotlight-like beam of sun and a soft chord of angel voices: "Eduardo, I'm not talking about a dating site," says a chiseled version of Mark Zuckerberg. "I'm talking about taking the entire social experience of college and putting it online."

Mobile devices offer 'seductive' fantasyupdated: Mon May 28 2012 12:17:00

Could our connected mobile devices hurt our ability to form personal relationships? Professor Sherry Turkle says yes.

Report: Facebook is making a phoneupdated: Mon May 28 2012 11:30:00

A week after Facebook's bungled IPO comes fresh news to tantalize, or torment, the company's investors. The social-networking behemoth may be making a phone.

Was Facebook's botched IPO a conspiracy? updated: Mon May 28 2012 09:16:00

A week into Facebook's debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange, its initial offering price of $38 per share dropped to $31.91. Retail investors' fears deepened as they realize they are losing a lot of money.

Deconstructing the Facebook IPO messupdated: Mon May 28 2012 09:16:00

Henry Blodget, Ron Geffner and Ali Velshi break down the problems around Facebook's stock debut.

Despite Facebook, privacy is far from deadupdated: Sun May 27 2012 08:59:00

Whatever the outcome of Facebook's public offering of stock, the social network has already enriched quite a few ? as well as famously offered many hundreds of millions of people a new virtual social world. Yet critics claim that Facebook is hastening the demise of privacy, which as the cliché goes, is already on life support.

'Facebook parenting' is destroying our children's privacy updated: Fri May 25 2012 07:35:00

Today's 30-somethings are the first generation whose children are coming of age alongside the social Web.

Beware small investors: Facebook was just a warningupdated: Thu May 24 2012 12:26:00

Facebook's IPO was all the rage Friday. Retail investors -- people like you, me and our neighbors -- flocked to the offering in hopes of returning to those glory days when a dramatic rise in stock price was a given.

CNNMoney: Stocks set to open higherupdated: Thu May 24 2012 09:08:00

U.S. stocks were headed for a modestly higher open Thursday, taking a cue from European markets as they rebounded from the downturn created by the Greek debt crisis.

Was Facebook IPO a bust? updated: Wed May 23 2012 11:50:00

After a staggering debut on Friday, Facebook's shares have tumbled for the most part. Is the most highly anticipated technology IPO in recent years a failure?

CNNMoney: Stocks: Focus on Greece, growth and techupdated: Wed May 23 2012 08:57:00

U.S. stocks face a tough road Wednesday as investors worry about Greece leaving the eurozone and a slowdown in Asian economies. Technology stocks may come under pressure after Dell reported weak sales, sending its shares plunging nearly 13% in premarket trading.

Are the police tracking your calls?updated: Tue May 22 2012 15:23:00

Do you know how long your cell phone company keeps records of whom you text, who calls you or what places you have traveled? Do you know how often cell phone companies turn over this information to the police and whether they first ask the police to get a warrant based on probable cause?

Facebook page returns tornado picsupdated: Tue May 22 2012 12:28:00

A Facebook page helps owners find photographs they lost in the Joplin tornado. CNN's Jim Spellman Reports.

CNNMoney: Stocks rebound on Europe hopesupdated: Mon May 21 2012 16:45:00

A plunge in Facebook's stock didn't faze the broader U.S. market Monday. U.S. stocks bounced back from their worst week of the year on renewed optimism that European leaders would find a way out of the sovereign debt crisis.

Microsoft launches a 'social search' networkupdated: Mon May 21 2012 16:42:00

Does the Web have room for one more social network? Microsoft thinks so.

Is the Internet hurting children?updated: Mon May 21 2012 08:26:00

Amid the buzz over the Facebook IPO, the ever-evolving theories about how Twitter is reshaping our communications and speculation about where the next social media-enabled protest or revolution will occur, there is an important question we've largely ignored. What are the real effects of all this on the huge segment of the population most affected by social media themselves: our children and our teens?

Facebook IPO could've been worseupdated: Mon May 21 2012 05:53:00

CNN's Ali Velshi explains how Facebook share prices could have been below IPO at the end of the first trading day.

Nasdaq 'embarrassed' over Facebook IPO gaffeupdated: Mon May 21 2012 05:53:00

Nasdaq OMX's chief executive admitted he was "embarrassed" by the delay in the opening trade of Facebook's initial public offering and revealed that the exchange was in talks with regulators over potentially millions of dollars of customer claims.

Zuckerberg updates relationship statusupdated: Mon May 21 2012 05:31:00

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announces his marriage to Priscilla Chan.

Is Facebook a must-buy for journalism?updated: Mon May 21 2012 04:53:00

Now that Facebook is friends with Wall Street, this journalist is giving her timeline a rethink.

What the Facebook IPO really meansupdated: Mon May 21 2012 04:53:00

A look at the economic impact of the Facebook IPO, from taxes to the broader economy. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg updates relationship status to 'married'updated: Sun May 20 2012 13:58:00

A day after his social media company went public, Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan on Saturday.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Worst week of the yearupdated: Fri May 18 2012 16:30:00

Stocks closed out an ugly week. Despite initial euphoria surrounding the debut of Facebook on the public markets, the social network's shares barely popped above its offering price and failed to inspire investors to buy into the broader market.

CNNMoney: Enough on Facebook! Buy Google or Appleupdated: Fri May 18 2012 16:16:00

Facebook is finally trading. And even though the stock didn't explode out of the gate, the company is still worth more than $100 billion. It shouldn't be.

The anti-social network: Life without Facebookupdated: Fri May 18 2012 15:06:00

A bad breakup: Nothing can be as emotionally tumultuous for a young heart.

Surprise: The Internet hates rich peopleupdated: Fri May 18 2012 13:18:00

It's no shock that people love to hate Facebook.

Who owns Facebook?updated: Fri May 18 2012 13:18:00

CNNMoney looks at the people who make up the biggest investors in Facebook.

Facebook's timeline to IPOupdated: Fri May 18 2012 10:23:00

CNN's Richard Quest takes a look at Facebook's growth from a dorm room project to multi-billion dollar IPO.

Facebook hits Wall Street, web ponders its fateupdated: Fri May 18 2012 10:23:00

As the stock market opened Friday with a ring of the bell by Mark Zuckerberg, all eyes were on Facebook -- the social media Megalodon he nursed from a dorm-room project to one of Wall Street's hottest prospects ever.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Facebook IPO vs. Europe worriesupdated: Fri May 18 2012 08:02:00

U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open Friday as investor excitement over the Facebook initial public offering countered continued worries about the European sovereign debt crisis.

Coding and Red Bull: Facebook to hold all-night hacking sessionupdated: Thu May 17 2012 19:38:00

At some companies, the night before a multibillion-dollar stock offering might come with lavish parties and champagne.

Facebook plans for all night 'hackathon'updated: Thu May 17 2012 19:38:00

CNN's Dan Simon talks to Wolf Blitzer about Facebok employees prepping for an all-night "hackathon" coding session.

CNNMoney: Facebook IPO: No 'Beatlemania' in Europe, Asiaupdated: Thu May 17 2012 13:23:00

Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook.

Time's breast-feeding cover mom talksupdated: Thu May 17 2012 13:09:00

CNN's Erin Burnett talks to the woman at the center of Time magazine's breast-feeding cover story.

Why I won't be quitting Facebookupdated: Thu May 17 2012 10:27:00

Flush with cash and drunk with power after its $100 billion IPO, Facebook could be caught secretly brainwashing millions of new users into signing up (mind-control hoodies, anyone?) -- and still I might not quit the world's largest social network.

Facebook's rise to the topupdated: Thu May 17 2012 10:27:00

CNN's Dan Simon looks at how Facebook manages to remain the undisputed social network leader.

How you help Facebook make billionsupdated: Wed May 16 2012 07:32:00

Every post you "like." Every friend you add or fan page you join. Every place you check in, and every Web page you recommend.

Should you 'like' the Facebook stock?updated: Wed May 16 2012 07:32:00

Rachel Sklar, Henry Blodget and Christine Romans discuss the upcoming Facebook IPO and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's notorious hoodie.

CNNMoney: GM to stop advertising on Facebookupdated: Tue May 15 2012 19:21:00

General Motors said Tuesday that it will stop paid advertising on Facebook.

Is Facebook a passing fad? Nearly half of Americans think soupdated: Tue May 15 2012 14:55:00

Nearly half of Americans believe that popular social-networking site Facebook is merely a passing fad, a new study suggests.

CNNMoney: Facebook IPO is no safe havenupdated: Tue May 15 2012 12:51:00

Facebook isn't exactly picking the best time to go public. But it looks like it probably won't matter.

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