Facebook's advertising revenue was $1.8 billion, up 66 percent from a year ago. That means that Facebook's market value rose
Facebook is building great value for consumers and brands; it's a very valuable company. Wall Street's negative analysis completely misunderstands the Facebook business model -- and to some extent, the entire nature of the social media market.
The investment banks that helped inflate Facebook's share price may stand to earn fees as Facebook acquires other companies. Unfortunately, the fall in value puts a damper on these plans.
If speculators are disappointed with the performance of the Facebook IPO it is because they had ridiculous expectations of what rational investors would pay. The market has put a premium valuation on a great company and we should be happy about all of that.
All of the pre-IPO hype and post-IPO letdown completely misses the point when it comes to Facebook. Although Wall Street may see it differently, Facebook's main task is not about making a quick buck. It's about slowly and methodically building a sustainable business.
Say goodbye to the individual investor on Wall Street. Whatever positive impression they had of the IPO market and the stock market in general was just torched to the ground.
Facebook is scheduled to begin trading on the Nasdaq on Friday. A host of Wall Street banks are underwriting the offering
Going public and raising a boat load of cash doesn't guarantee success. As we all eagerly await Facebook's Initial Public Offering (IPO), I can't help but to think that history is going to repeat itself.
What's the $100 billion for? It's an option on Mark Zuckerberg and his 800 million Facebook friends. It's an option on whatever future monetization strategy Facebook may develop. That value may be high. It may not be unreasonable.
Zuckerberg's base salary, which amounted to $500,000 in 2011, was the highest of any employee at Facebook. By contrast, Google
"As a general rule, if it's on the Internet and it's free, you're the product, the user is the product," said Max Wolff, chief
Clint Greenleaf Founder And CEO, Greenleaf Book Group "The Cowboy" "The Facebook Ads program is so robust -- you can identify
Facebook has been valued recently at $80 billion while Google has a current public market value of $195 billion and Apple has a market capitalization of $350 billion. Will any of these companies still be around in forty years?
The investment fund said on Monday that it had bought 225,000 shares in Facebook at an average price of $29.28 each. Founded
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook is preparing to file for an initial public offering as early as October or November that could
Tim Draper, the well known venture capital partner who founded Draper Fisher Jurvetson, told Reuters this month he recently
VentureWire reports today that Kleiner is taking a small stake in Facebook by buying as much as $38 million of stock from
Facebook’s estimated market value has shot past eBay’s, making it the third most valuable web company. Read more on Newser
Facebook, the popular social networking site, has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor in a deal
The value of huge social networking operation Facebook is a matter of endless debate among experts. The company has over