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Next Media Animation Takes On Facebook IPO Next Media Animation Takes On Facebook IPO
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Come for a childlike Mark Zuckerberg riding a bull down Wall Street and stay Goldman Sachs shaking people down–literally–for whatever’s in their pocket. Then there’s this pertinent question: “if Facebook is worth owning, then why did company insiders dump $9.2 …

Facebook IPO Leaves Winklevoss Twins Speechless (On Twitter) Facebook IPO Leaves Winklevoss Twins Speechless (On Twitter)

There’s been a whole lot of chatter about the Facebook IPO today. However, there’s not been much from the Winklevoss Twins, the Harvard duo that founded ConnectU, and made cinematic history in The Social Network with Armie Hammer’s portrayal of …

Facebook Gets Huge Oregon Tax Break Facebook Gets Huge Oregon Tax Break

Facebook has had a huge day! Not only did they have their IPO, but they also dodged a huge bullet today when the Oregon Governor signed a bill today that assesses big data centers for taxes on their local value, …

Zuckerberg’s Commemorative Hoodie from Nasdaq Zuckerberg’s Commemorative Hoodie from Nasdaq
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Just before this mornings Facebook IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a crowd of enthusiastic fans gathered outside Wall Street to ring the official bell. During the ceremony Nasdaq’s Bob Greifeld presented Mark with a gift to commemorate the event. Guess …

Facebook Dominating Android Says NPD Report Facebook Dominating Android Says NPD Report

Google, or at least Matt Cutts, may be congratulating Facebook on going public, but they are still rivals. They both want to connect the world in ways that allows them to service customers and sell ads. Google may think it …

Facebook IPO Finally Here, Is Facebook’s Version of AdSense On The Way? Facebook IPO Finally Here, Is Facebook’s Version of AdSense On The Way?
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Two years ago, we asked if Google’s AdSense could be in trouble because of Facebook. The premise of this article was essentially: What if Facebook launches its own AdSense-like ad network? Why wouldn’t it? It makes too much sense. Today, …

Randi Zuckerberg Present at NASDAQ Randi Zuckerberg Present at NASDAQ

Randi Zuckerberg, elder sister of Facebook CEO Mark, left the social media giant last year, to start her own company called RtoZMedia. This didn’t stop her for being present for the ringing of the NASDAQ opening bell this morning in …

Track Mark Zuckerberg’s IPO Reward in Real-Time Track Mark Zuckerberg’s IPO Reward in Real-Time

Considering how Friday’s world is revolving around Facebook’s IPO, is there anything more fitting than watching Mark Zuckerberg’s incredible worth fluctuate as Facebook’s stock prices raise and occasionally lower? Thanks to an embeddable widget from the Wall Street Journal, you …

Buying Facebook Stock: Shares Jump to $42, Twitter Weighs In Buying Facebook Stock: Shares Jump to $42, Twitter Weighs In
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Buying Facebook stock? Apparently you’re not the only one. Everywhere you turned today, people were either praising, cursing, or analyzing the Facebook IPO. The fantastic stable of writers at WebProNews have been covering the story non-stop today, as have many …

Bono: The World’s Richest Rock Star With Facebook IPO?

Bono could become the world’s richest rock musician once opening day of the Facebook IPO is closed. According to MTV News, the tech savvy rocker owns 2.3% of Facebook through his investment group, Elevation Partners. Bono bought the shares back …

Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected
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Despite having the largest retail demand of any IPO in history, this morning’s much anticipated Facebook IPO debuted with less than stellar performance. While some experts expected stock prices to shoot over $70 per share, it only enjoyed a short …

VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement

Are you aware of VKontakte? It’s essentially the Facebook of Russia that was founded by Pavel Durov. You may remember Durov as the guy who gave Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales $1 million on stage in January during the DLD conference. …

Facebook IPO Makes Zuckerberg 29th Richest Person Facebook IPO Makes Zuckerberg 29th Richest Person

Today, social networking giant Facebook made it’s initial public offering (IPO) valued at $16 billion. In doing so, Mark Zuckerberg became the 29th richest person in the entire world and the 16th richest American according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index …

Instagram Worth $1.2 Billion After Facebook IPO Instagram Worth $1.2 Billion After Facebook IPO

It’s common industry knowledge that Facebook recently acquired photo sharing platfrom Instagram for a quick billion, and it’s common general knowledge that Facebook today filed its IPO. Now it’s been reported that said IPO has added about $243 million in …

Matt Cutts Has Some Financial Advice for Facebook (Updated) Matt Cutts Has Some Financial Advice for Facebook (Updated)

While there’s no doubt Johnny Kemp’s “Just Got Paid” is blasting through the speakers of just about every Facebook employee on the planet–especially Eduardo Saverin (are co-founders who make an absolute ton of cash from the Facebook IPO considered employees?)–some …

Facebook IPO: Timeline of Acquisitions Facebook IPO: Timeline of Acquisitions

The Facebook IPO is great. Mark Zuckerberg and company have finally made it. But it wasn’t by accident. Facebook has made some key updates as well as crucial business partners and acquisitions over the years that got them were they …

Facebook Responds To $15 Billion Tracking Lawsuit Facebook Responds To $15 Billion Tracking Lawsuit

A little while ago we brought you news that Facebook was facing a lawsuit that could cost the company as much as $15 billion. The suit alleges that Facebook continued to track users’ internet activities even after they logged out …

Facebook Has Highest Small Investor Demand Ever Facebook Has Highest Small Investor Demand Ever

Just before trading kicked off this morning, CNBC was reporting that Facebook’s IPO has generated the largest small investor interest in history. Now, it’s too early to say how those sentiments are figuring into who actually grabbed a piece of …

Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth

I may have spoken too soon. I speculated that we may see apps and Facebook developers being affected by the Facebook IPO soon, but not this soon. Business Insider reports that as trading began on Facebook, Zynga’s shares drove off …

Facebook’s IPO Deserves A “Thank You” Song Facebook’s IPO Deserves A “Thank You” Song

What better way to thank Mark Zuckerberg for all that he has brought us than with song, and a YouTube video to accompany it? Who cares about privacy issues when you can connect with people you might otherwise not connect …

Zuckerberg Vows to Write Code Every Day in 2012 Zuckerberg Vows to Write Code Every Day in 2012

While making his rounds before Facebook’s IPO today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg pointed out that optimization of the platform’s mobile app was the main priority of 2012. Perhaps Zuckerberg plans to work some of this out himself, as he’s also declared …