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Facebook

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Facebook forming commission to see how social media impacts elections

Elliot Schrage, Vice President of Communications and Public Policy, and David Ginsberg, Director of Research, said in a blog post: "Facebook is announcing a new initiative to help provide independent, credible research about the role of social media in elections, as well as democracy more generally. It will be funded by the John and Laura Arnold Foundation, Democracy Fund, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Charles Koch Foundation, the Omidyar Network, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. At the heart of this initiative will be a group of scholars who will: Define the research agenda; Solicit proposals for independent research on a range of different topics; and Manage a peer review process to select scholars who will receive funding for their research, as well as access to privacy-protected datasets from Facebook which they can analyze. Facebook will not have any right to review or approve their research findings prior to publication. We're excited about this initiative for two important reasons. First, we think it's an important new model for partnerships between industry and academia. Second, the last two years have taught us that the same Facebook tools that help politicians connect with their constituents - and different communities debate the issues they care about - can also be misused to manipulate and deceive." Reference Link

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04/09/18
JEFF
04/09/18
NO CHANGE
Target $215
JEFF
Buy
Facebook headlines not hurting engagement on platform, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Brent Thill lowered his price target for Facebook to $215 from $230 reflect higher operating expenses. The analyst, however, keeps a Buy rating on the shares after analyzing Facebook's traffic over the course of March. Recent headlines around the company's data policies have not meaningfully impacted engagement on the platform, Thill tells investors in a research note titled "Data Shows Friends Don't Let Friends Leave Facebook." The analyst sees opportunity for long-term investors with Facebook shares currently trading at 18 times 2019 earnings estimates. Thill views the stock's current valuation as "compelling." He cautions, however, that near-term headline risk and Europe's data protection regulations could weigh on investor sentiment.
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KEYB
04/09/18
NO CHANGE
Target $245
KEYB
Overweight
No meaningful impact on Facebook spending, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Andy Hargreaves says advertiser checks suggest no meaningful change in spending trends on Facebook and virtually no hesitancy from advertisers to continue spending. Engagement will be the key going forward in his view, and he sees limited signs of material impact to date. The analyst recommends buying Facebook, reiterating an Overweight rating and $245 price target on the shares.
04/05/18
WELS
04/05/18
NO CHANGE
Target $230
WELS
Outperform
Facebook expected to 'weather the storm,' says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Ken Sena says his advertising and agency contacts continue to point to the fact that marketers with direct and purchased access to third party data will still be able to apply it to Facebook targeting. Moreover, combined with the fact that Facebook's first party data and advertiser's customer data will continue to be applicable to Facebook targeting, the analyst expects no material negative impact on advertiser spending. Sena reiterates an Outperform rating and $230 price target on the shares.
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SPHN
04/04/18
NO CHANGE
Target $32
SPHN
Overweight
Acxiom overreaction to Facebook news a buying opportunity, says Stephens
Stephens analyst Brett Huff noted that Acxiom (ACXM) CEO Scott Howe published a blog post stating that he has seen "some signs" that Facebook (FB) is reconsidering its new policy on data imports in light of advertiser concerns. Huff, who thinks the blog post is a potential indication of the level of concern advertisers are having about Facebook's recent move, remains a buyer of Acxiom shares as he views the recent negative stock reaction to Facebook's news as overdone. He maintains his $32 price target and Overweight rating on Acxiom shares.

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