Tag: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook pays $100m for misleading investors
July 24, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Facebook charged with misleading investors, pays $100 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it has charged social media giant Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for making misleading disclosures regarding the risk of misuse of Facebook user data. According to the Commission report, in 2014 and 2015, the now-defunct advertising and data analytics company, Cambridge Analytica, paid an academic researcher, through a…

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amber rose sponsored instagram
September 18, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Sponsored post versus free expression: FTC demands Instagram endorsement explanation form celebrities

The U.S. consumer watchdog Federal Trade Commission, whose purview includes truth in advertising, has sent a warning letter to 21 celebrities including A-listers Sofia Vergara, Naomi Campbell, Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens requesting a response regarding recent Instagram posts made by the celebrities, seemingly promoting and endorsing specific products and brands. Instagram is owned by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB).…

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May 13, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Is Social Media still the wrong channel to do advertising?

Bart Burggraaf, Managing Partner at MediaGroup Worldwide takes an interesting look at the pros and cons of social media marketing channels for Forex brokers. It wasn’t too long ago I made the point that Social Media is the wrong channel to do advertising. The idea being that people are in content mode on social media,…

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March 10, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Equinix partners with Facebook to develop open source ecosystem inside IBX data centers

Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX), which yesterday officially opened a new data center in Tokyo, has just unveiled a partnership with Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Equinix has incorporated technology designed by Facebook and available from the Open Compute Project (OCP), in order to develop an open source ecosystem inside Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers. Equinix and…

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December 14, 2015 BY LeapRate Staff

Is Facebook A Good Investment For 2016?

Anyoption analyst Elise Blanford takes a look at Facebook shares, which were up 30% (so far) in 2015. What will 2016 bring? [divide] Facebook has been an incredibly interesting stock to watch since its IPO. Following its IPO, the stock fell dramatically and took quite a bit of time to make it back. However, over…

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