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Facebook employees form group against 'left-leaning ideology,' NY Times reports

More than 100 Facebook employees have joined to form an online group called FB'ers for Political Diversity, which claims to challenge the company' attacks on "anyone who presents a view that appears to be in opposition to left-leaning ideology," Kate Conger and Sheera Frenkel of New York Times reports, citing two people who viewed the group's page and who were not authorized to speak publicly. The group, which has upset other Facebook employees, aims to create a space for ideological diversity within the company, the writers add. Reference Link

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PIVT
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Facebook suit, Burma issues point to 'systemic problems,' says Pivotal Research
Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser noted that a lawsuit was filed on Wednesday by one of Facebook's small business advertisers that alleges, citing anonymous former employees, that "those who were responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Potential Reach at Facebook were indifferent to the actual numbers." He also noted that the United Nations has "accused Facebook of playing a determining role in stirring up hatred against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine State" of Burma. Both the lawsuit related to Ads Manager reach data and the recent reporting on how Facebook ignored concerns related to its role in the problems in Burma "further illustrate systemic problems with the company," contends Wieser, who keeps a $140 price target and Sell rating on Facebook shares.
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Sito Mobile price target lowered to $4 from $9 at Lake Street
Lake Street analyst Mark Argento blames Sito Mobile (SITO) management for misjudging the time it has taken to close deals, but he believes they have the right long-term vision and need to maximize the long-term opportunity while acknowledging "near-term realities," including the fact that Facebook (FB) data issues have touched off significant introspection by potential customers. He lowered his price target on the stock to $4 from $9 to reflect the continued push out of big data wins and uncertainty surrounding the legacy media placement business. While he now thinks Sito is "firmly in show-me territory," Argento keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
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Piper survey shows most Facebook, Instagram users unfazed by recent issues
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says his firm's survey of 1,300 Facebook and Instagram users leaves him confident that "most are unfazed by the negative news flow." Facebook has had a rough year from a public relations perspective, with Cambridge Analytica, concern around "fake news" and privacy issues, Olson tells investors in a research note. However, the survey, which focused on usage of the services this year versus last year, found that the majority, or two-thirds, are using Facebook and Instagram the same or more versus last year, Olson writes. He believes the 21% pullback in Facebook shares since the July 25 close more than reflects issues surrounding Europe's new privacy laws as well as the rising cost of content security and screening. The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on Facebook shares with a $200 price target. The social media giant closed yesterday up 12c to $172.62.
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Fly Intel: Today's top analyst calls on Wall Street
Check out today's top analyst calls from around Wall Street, compiled by The Fly. SIDOTI UPGRADES SYSTEMAX TO BUY: Sidoti analyst Anthony Lebiedzinski upgraded Systemax (SYX) to Buy from Neutral. The analyst said the recent selloff in shares is overdone and maintained a $45 price target. Systemax shares are up 10.2% in morning trading. PIPER CUTS STARBUCKS TO NEUTRAL: Piper Jaffray analyst Nicole Miller Regan downgraded Starbucks (SBUX) last night to Neutral from Overweight and lowered her price target for the shares to $53 from $60. The motivation for the downgrade was another month of U.S. checks that suggested a lack of comp performance, Miller Regan said. The analyst believes shares of Starbucks will be "range bound at best" until U.S. trends improve. She sees issues around "inconsistent results, credibility of guidance, and management transitions." Miller Regan thinks the stock has "modest downside risk." MKM BOOSTS NETFLIX TARGET TO $395: MKM Partners analyst Rob Sanderson raised his price target for Netflix (NFLX) to $395 from $390 and kept a Buy rating on the shares after updating his estimates. The analyst said his "previous caution" on the shares is "now reversed" following the recent stock price correction. His subscriber ramp expectations are "somewhat lower" in the near-to-medium term but remain unchanged in the long-term. Netflix will approach full penetration of the U.S. over time, growing to 90M subscribers by 2025, Sanderson said. He continues to see over $40 per share in earnings power at 90M U.S. and 300M international subscribers, which he projected in the 2025 timeframe. Expectations for Netflix became "somewhat elevated, but have been appropriately moderated," Sanderson contended. He called the stock a "must-own for growth managers." BAIRD SAYS STAR WARS LICENSE ADDS VISIBILITY FOR ZYNGA: Baird analyst Colin Sebastian believes the Star Wars license announced adds some visibility to Zynga's (ZNGA) out-year growth targets. The new Disney (DIS) license is a positive development for Zynga for the longer-term given the popularity of the Star Wars franchise, Sebastian said. That said, he does not expect a material contribution from new titles until 2020. As such, Sebastian kept a Neutral rating on Zynga shares. Znga shares are up 7.6% in late morning trading. PIPER SAYS FACEBOOK USERS 'UNFAZED' BY ISSUES: Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson said his firm's survey of 1,300 Facebook (FB) and Instagram users leaves him confident that "most are unfazed by the negative news flow." The analyst kept an Overweight rating on Facebook shares with a $200 price target.

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