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NEW YORK (AP) — One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers. Photo: MGN.

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Snapchat would make for an ideal takeover target due to its ability to grow ad revenues incredibly fast.

Facebook is often left playing catch up to Snapchat in an attempt to compete with the latest popular trends in interactive messaging.

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Facebook is a technology on the forefront of innovation in social media, with strong and increasing network effects. Facebook’s corporate strategy has significant barriers to entry signified by the fact that no other social media company comes close to the user base, nor the depth to which its users interact with its multi-faceted interface.

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John Kasich, surrounded by officials from Ohio and Facebook, speaks at a ceremony announcing the social-media giant's plans for a $750 million data center in suburban Columbus.

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Commitment from Bobby Murphy and Evan Spiegel to not sell shares until 2018 should lead to limited downside over the next few days.

Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application created by former Stanford students Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy.

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Last week, after Snap (SNAP) reported its Q2 results and the stock fell 13%, we initiated a long position in the company (read here). We were attacked by many Snap bears who believed that the company is worthless.

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How strong is the support from this growth driver, and is it sustainable in the short- to medium-term?

Emerging markets are growing for sure, but are they strong enough to justify Facebook's current growth rate?

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Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is a strong social media entity whose stock is a popular investment idea.

From a financial/operational standpoint, Facebook is growing.

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When you think about America's most iconic companies, you can separate their founders into two categories.

Yet the most iconic of this founder type is Ray Kroc, who in the mid-1950s happened upon a popular hamburger stand in San Bernardino, California, in the course of selling multimixer milkshake machines.

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Facebook’s projected growth is greater than Google’s and just shy of Amazon’s yet has a P/E ratio that’s in-line with Google’s and a fraction of Amazon’s and Netflix’s.

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently announced earnings and once again delivered phenomenal growth numbers across the business with profits and revenue up 69% and 45%, respectively.

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Would Snap Merger With Twitter Solve Many Problems? [0.00]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 12:35 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

The two also-rans of social media are in deep trouble. A merger of the two could bring some level of benefit.

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Despite having no security clearance, the president's son reportedly ended up receiving a National Security memo. Melanie Schmitz Twitter Aug 11, 2017, 1:11 pm.

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Why Snap Stock Plunged Today [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 6:37 p.m. by Latest Articles in Stocks @ [source]

Shares of Snap (NYSE: SNAP) are plunging today, down 12% as of 12:00 p.m. EDT, after the Snapchat operator reported second-quarter earnings.

Evan Niu, CFA owns shares of Facebook.

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Cell phone contraband is making headlines tonight, as an inmate filmed a Facebook live segment from inside a Bennettsville prison. A screenshot from a video showing a South Carolina inmate on Facebook.

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What Macy’s and Snap Have in Common [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 10:25 a.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

One of the nation’s oldest and most famous retailers and one of tech’s most recent IPOs have something in common. Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) and Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) have been the victims of “disruption,” another word for being trounced by larger and more innovative companies.

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Cramer bucks Wall Street's worries about overvaluation [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 10, 2017, 10:12 p.m. by Investing @ [source]

With analysts and strategists concerned that the stock market is overvalued as the Dow plunged 200 points on Thursday, Jim Cramer had to step in and add his voice to the largely bearish mix. But the slew of illegitimate worries about stocks being overvalued and on the verge of collapse need to be addressed, he said.

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Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. These companies are on the cutting edge of social trends and are a good beacon to look toward for change.

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Over the past several years, the two dominant internet companies have moved into one another’s businesses.

There have been several failed attempts by the two companies to compete with one another.

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Facebook just announced a YouTube competitor called Watch [0.18]

Posted on Aug. 10, 2017, 1:39 a.m. by Finance @ [source]

Facebook had been rumored to be getting into TV-like shows for months now, but Watch looks more like YouTube. But Facebook did not disclose specific dates.

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