Facebook? Snapchat? What’s hot on college campuses?

In CNBC’s social media on campus series, we asked students from all across the country to tell us what social media platforms are most prevalent at their school. Facebook? Snapchat? Twitter? Are students using them for purely social purposes or professional/school activities? And, are any social media platforms “dead” or just for old people? Here’s … Read more

US says cyber battle against ISIS will ‘black these guys out’

The U.S. is aggressively targeting ISIS in cyberspace, attempting to halt the group’s ability to communicate electronically, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Thursday. His comments build on those from earlier this week when, for the first time, the Department of Defense admitted to an active offensive cyberspace mission. “There is no reason why these … Read more

An All-Star slam dunk: 1B ‘likes’ for NBA on social

John McDonnell | The Washington Post | Getty Images Golden State guard Stephen Curry, center, splits the defense of Washington guard Garrett Temple, left, and Washington guard Gary Neal as the Golden State Warriors play the Washington Wizards in Washington, February 3, 2016. It’s a weekend of monster slam dunks, 3-point shootouts and a chance … Read more

Analysts foresee 24% dip in Chipotle stock price

Scott Elsen | Getty Images Deutsche Bank downgraded shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill to a “sell” from a “hold” on Tuesday, citing a lack of faith in the company’s ability to recover after a series of foodborne illness outbreaks. “We still question what a recovery will look like (and when it will materialize),” Deutsche Bank … Read more

he tech business is a harsh environment to survive it and even major players, such as Apple, often go through rough patches in terms of sales. A new report by Digitimes Research, suggests that Cupertino’s line of tablets, the iPad family, is heading toward a huge sales decline in the first three months of 2016. … Read more

Why Snapchat is better than Facebook

In CNBC’s social media on campus series, we asked editors at college papers across the country: What social media platforms are hot? Are any of them dead or just for old people? This installment is by Sonali Seth, a sophomore at the University of Southern California. Source: Mimi Nguyen Sonali Seth We, millennials, have fallen … Read more

Twitter’s losing favor in its capital Jakarta as rancor reigns

Romeo Gacad | AFP | Getty Images Twitter president of global revenue and partnership Adam Bain speaks at a press conference in Jakarta on August 29, 2014. Indonesia has long been the Twitter capital of the world, but rival apps and rancorous political debate are driving users away, illustrating the challenges the microblogging service faces … Read more

Instagram now has 200,000 advertisers

Facebook’s Instagram app just hit a major milestone: It now has more than 200,000 monthly active advertisers, paying to reach its 400-million-plus active users. That 200,000 number is up from just “hundreds” of advertisers in June. The company, which opened its self-service ad platform in September, said 75 percent of its advertisers are outside the … Read more