Facebook’s IPO: Twitter Reacts

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News broke this afternoon that Facebook filed their S-1 with the SEC. The company plans to sell stock to the public under the trading symbol FB, and is looking to raise $5 billion. News of the filing caused the SEC’s website to crash and Facebook to trend on Twitter. Check out what Twitter users are saying about the filing below:

Zuckerberg owns 28% of Facebook, making him worth about $20-$28 billion, among top five in world. 40 minutes ago via HootSuite · powered by @socialditto

As others are citing, Facebook calls out that 12% of its revenue comes from Zynga, a risk. 22 minutes ago via Seesmic twhirl · powered by @socialditto

Facebook IPO: Mark Zuckerberg recorded a total compensation amount of $1.4 million for 2011; base salary to fall to $1 in 2013. 32 minutes ago via HootSuite · powered by @socialditto

Facebook: Does not expect to pay dividends for "foreseeable future" & will use IPO proceeds for "working capital" and other purposes 14 minutes ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto

#Facebook is exercising "controlled company" clause, which means no independent board of directors and no compensation committee. 34 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Mark Zuckerberg owns 28.4% of Facebook and 99% of your life 40 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Facebook revenues in 2011 were $3.71bn, not bad but the S-1 details a litany of bad scenarios that could cause them serious trouble 26 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto

#Facebook COO Sheryl Samberg made $31 million last year. For those keeping count, that is nearly double that of Lebron James. 34 minutes ago via HootSuite · powered by @socialditto

At upwards of 85% of revenue, #Facebook is more dependent on advertising revenue than CBS, the most ad-dependent old media firm.. 15 minutes ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto