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Facebook Stock Rises after ComScore Finds Ads Work

Yesterday, ComScore released details of their latest study on Facebook advertising and the news is pretty good. Despite many claims and self-report surveys declaring the ads simply don’t work, research suggests repeated exposure to branded messages, does in fact, impact subsequent purchasing decisions. In what could be a strange coincidence, Facebook shares are on the rise again today. Currently stocks …

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Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook IPO Investor Compensation Plan

Yesterday, Nasdaq announced it was finally making some reparations to investors who were effected by the mysterious computer glitch that plagued Facebook trading the morning of the IPO launch. You might recall, they set aside over $40 million in order to handle claims made by larger investment firms who either couldn’t buy, or couldn’t sell at the current market price …

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The Facebook IPO and the Silicon Valley Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

While we’re all well aware that Facebook’s IPO has gone less-than-swimmingly for most everyone involved, there could be one metric where the Facebook’s foray into the public has had a upward trending effect. Online real-estate company Zillow looked at the data and found that the Silicon Valley housing market is hot – really hot. They looked at the median home …

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Facebook Stock on the Rise as Nasdaq Sets Aside Millions to Compensate Investors

Good news all the way around for Facebook investors. Despite sluggish trading and constantly declining stock prices, today’s trading took a turn for the better. While trading started out at a record low $25.52, it actually jumped up to over $27 for a short time. The Nasdaq closed with the shares trading at $26.81. Also adding to the bright side …

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Mark Zuckerberg Sued For Unloading Facebook Stock

Mark Zuckerberg and mega-social media site Facebook have both been in the news quite a bit recently, between the company’s disastrous IPO and the many, many people who are unhappy with it. Now, a class-action lawsuit is being brought against Zuckerberg by some of those unhappy investors, who claim the mogul unloaded a huge amount of stock on inside information …

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Could Twitter be Acquired by Google in Light of Facebook IPO Fallout?

Could Twitter be acquired by Google? It seems like a rather outlandish idea, but thanks to the recent flop by Facebook in their efforts to go public, smaller internet companies like Twitter may find acquisition by an established giant like Google to be an attractive offer. In fact, Google’s mergers and acquisition team has been mulling over the idea for …

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Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors with Modest Compensation

The Nasdaq OMX Group hopes to make up for that small-but-disastrous glitch on the day of Facebook’s initial public offering by compensating affected investors who were trying to get in on the early trading. According to the Wall Street Journal, the exchange organization has been notifying brokers that it plans to submit the proper filings tomorrow in order to begin …

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Facebook Stocks Finds New Low at $25.75

It seems like everyday marks a new low for the folks over at Facebook. Today, stock prices slipped below the $26 mark to $25.75. Considering shares started out at $38, I would say the IPO has lost almost all of its momentum. But, perhaps it speaks to the climate on Wall Street overall. Groupon also experienced record low stock prices …

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Facebook Will Lose Dominance and “Disappear” Before 2020, Says Analyst

The catastrophe better known as Facebook’s falling stock prices is a strong foreboding of the company’s relatively imminent exit from the internet’s grownup table, according to one analyst. Today, Ironfire Capital’s Eric Jackson told CNBC’s Squawk on the Street that Facebook will “disappear in the way the Yahoo has disappeared” within the next 5 to 8 years. Jacksons big reason …

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Facebook Ads: Nobody’s Really Persuaded to Buy Stuff

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has announced it’s considering adding Mark Zuckerberg’s trademark grin to the list of endangered species, the agency said in a statement today. Public sightings and documentation of his grin in the wild have diminished significantly over the past several weeks, owing to citing the Facebook CEO’s increased strife and scrutiny following his company’s shabby …

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Groupon’s Worth Less Than What Google Offered in 2010

Groupon had their opportunity back in 2010. Google offered to buy their company for a whopping $6 billion, but they decided to fight the good fight and go public. The bad news for Groupon and their investors is that shares have never been worth what they sold for in the IPO and yesterday, Groupon fell below the $6 billion market …

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Facebook Stock Hammered Below $27

More bad news for Facebook investors; shares fell as low as $26.57 this morning. While the stock is currently trading at over $27, there’s nothing to indicate it will make back up to its targeted $38 per share price anytime soon. Of course, this isn’t news to anyone who has been following the Facebook IPO, It has been one bad …

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