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Exclusive: Does Facebook’s IPO Make Good Business Sense? Exclusive: Does Facebook’s IPO Make Good Business Sense?
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Companies file for IPOs all the time, but the recent filing by social networking giant Facebook has seemed to connect with nearly everyone, and in a big way. On Wednesday, Facebook filed for its IPO in hopes to raise $5 billion or more, which would make it the largest initial public offering from an Internet or technology company.

EXCLUSIVE: Facebook IPO: The Impact on Users and Marketers EXCLUSIVE: Facebook IPO: The Impact on Users and Marketers
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Earlier this week, Facebook began the process for its highly anticipated IPO. The company hopes to raise $5 billion or more in its filing, which is considerable given the company began in a dorm room and has only been around for 8 years.

Why The Winklevoss Twins Are Excited For Facebook’s IPO Why The Winklevoss Twins Are Excited For Facebook’s IPO
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In rich people probably getting richer news, Wednesday’s big Facebook IPO filing is really good news for two similar-looking chaps. The WInklevoss Twins stand to gain quite a bit of cash from Facebook going public, as Facebook has filed to …

Fake Facebook Stock Sold By Oshkosh Woman, Amidst IPO Filing

An Oshkosh Wisconsin woman is in some scalding hot water recently for taking advantage of Facebook’s recent public stock offering. Marianne Oleson has been charged with 33 felony charges in the Winnebago County Court. The prosecutors say the woman claimed …

Mark Zuckerberg’s Annual Salary, According To Facebook IPO Filing Mark Zuckerberg’s Annual Salary, According To Facebook IPO Filing

On Wednesday evening Facebook filed their S-1 with the SEC, setting the table for a giant IPO worth at least $5 billion. Contained in said filings are some interesting bits of information about the company, not the least of which …

Facebook: Zynga Accounts For 12 Percent Of Our Revenue
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Zynga is obviously important to Facebook, but we never knew how important until Facebook’s S-1 filing yesterday. In the document, it’s said that Zynga accounted for approximately 12 percent of Facebook’s revenue last year. Facebook made most of its money …

Facebook IPO Filed: View SEC Doc Here Facebook IPO Filed: View SEC Doc Here
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In one of the most anticipated filings in quite some time, Facebook has officially filed their S-1, and it looks like they’ve filed to raise $5 billion. Facebook has announced some interesting stats along with the IPO, including: We had …

Facebook IPO May Be Slightly Delayed Facebook IPO May Be Slightly Delayed
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All you eager people waiting to cash in on Facebook’s IPO may have to wait one more day. The rumor being passed around by several sources is that Facebook won’t be filing its IPO until this afternoon according to All …

Twitter CEO: Don’t Worry About Censorship Twitter CEO: Don’t Worry About Censorship

Twitter users are pretty angry over the company’s new censorship policy. Twitter’s CEO thinks you worry too much. PC Mag is reporting that Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo spoke Monday evening at the “Dive Into Media” conference hosted by All Things …

Facebook IPO Won’t Change The Company Facebook IPO Won’t Change The Company
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Did you hear? Facebook is popular. So popular in fact that they may be going public to the tune of $100 billion dollars. That’s not the exciting news though. Billboard Editorial Director Bill Werde recently interviewed Dan Rose, VP of …

Facebook IPO: What Will Change? Facebook IPO: What Will Change?
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Facebook is being valued between $75 billion and $100 billion and is planning to go public sometime in the next six months. In 2011 Facebook’s revenue grew to $3.8 billion. That means between 2009 and 2011 they grew 127% per …

Battle For Facebook Listing: NASDAQ or NYSE ? Battle For Facebook Listing: NASDAQ or NYSE ?

No doubt the Initial Public Offering of Facebook stock is the most anticipated since Google went public. With equity-trading volume’s down for both platforms, the NASDAQ and the NYSE are in a battle to win the listing. Securing Facebook could …

Facebook IPO Coming In May 2012? Facebook IPO Coming In May 2012?

It appears that the biggest tech IPO in history could be coming in just about four months. According to multiple sources, the highly-anticipated Facebook public offering is set for the third week of May. All Things D cites multiple sources, …

Twitter IPO for 2013? Twitter IPO for 2013?

Investors are growing excited about the possibility of Twitter going public in the near future. There are many who feel this is an inevitability and there is some evidence to support their theories. In the following video Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman …

Facebook Claims 10% of World Facebook Claims 10% of World

Perhaps you’ve heard of Facebook… With an IPO rumored for 2012, Facebook is big news. The infographic below will flood you with angles on the potential effects of the IPO, but here are a few interesting tidbits to chew on: …

Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share
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Daily deals powerhouse Groupon has priced its Initial Public Offering at $20 a share, a move that will raise $700 million for the barely 3-year-old startup. This IPO values the company at around $12.8 billion. The oversubscribed company added five …

Zynga Files Its S-1 Zynga Files Its S-1

Zynga, a name known to Farmville players everywhere, has had an awfully successful existence, thanks in large part to the social media platforms like Facebook and until recently, MySpace. The company’s growth, again, thanks in large part to the proliferation …

LinkedIn IPO Reactions From The Twitter World LinkedIn IPO Reactions From The Twitter World

LinkedIn has sent the tech world in a flurry since their initial public offering yesterday blew all expectations out of the water. LinkedIn announced its pricing at $5 per share, but by the end of trading yesterday it had reached …

LinkedIn Shares Blow Up After IPO LinkedIn Shares Blow Up After IPO
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The nifty career-based social networking site LinkedIn announced its decision to go public, and the reaction on the first day of the company being traded has been fantastic. Initially, the service’s stocks were priced around $45 a share, but after …

Angry Birds IPO To Come in Next Few Years Angry Birds IPO To Come in Next Few Years
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The Finnish company that brought us the joy of hurling exploding black bomb-birds into crowned green pigs says they are eyeing an initial public offering within the next 3 to 4 years. Chief Marketing Officer Peter Vesterbacka said that although …

Twitter Not Ready For IPO Fortunes

"We’ve raised all this money. We’ve created this global brand…Now we have to go build the business that lives up to that valuation."

Twitter COO, Dick Costolo, January 20, 2010

And that, my friend, is why we won’t see a Twitter IPO this year. That, and this really obscure New Yorker reference: