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  • With Facebook IPO, Social Business Becomes Key: Authors Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 12:08 PM ET
    Facebook

    When Facebook becomes a publicly traded company, the financial event will be remembered for many reasons, but one way to  view it is as a watershed moment in the evolution of social business.

  • Facebook IPO Requires Leap of Faith: Author  Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 12:04 PM ET

    It’s the capital markets event of the year. But anyone wanting to buy stock in Facebook’s imminent initial public offering needs unwavering faith in the vision of Mark Zuckerberg, the social network’s founder.

  • A Russian Magnate’s Facebook Bet Pays Off Big Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 10:10 AM ET
    Alisher Usmanov

    With his droopy eyeglasses and boxy suits, Alisher B. Usmanov is at no risk of being mistaken for a Silicon Valley venture capitalist. But the Russian steel tycoon is poised to make billions of dollars from the initial public stock offering of Facebook this week — in the same league as many of that social networking company’s early backers. NYT reports.

  • As Facebook Deal Grows, So Does Cash-Out Opportunity Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook has seen a frenzy of demand in the run-up to its initial public offering. On Monday, the company increased the price range for shares, and 24-hours later, said it would be upping the size of the deal by roughly 25 percent.

  • The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses today's major headlines, including JC Penney's miss on earnings; General Motor saying its advertising on Facebook doesn't work; and Warren Buffet's top stock picks.

  • Facebook: Zuckerberg Controlled     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 7:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Mark Zuckerberg will control a majority of Facebook's voting rights after the company goes public. Also, Kenneth Langone, Geeknet CEO, weighs in on the difference between Apple and Facebook.

  • Facebook to Increase IPO Deal Size by 25%: Source Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 8:23 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook plans to increase the size of its IPO by 85 million shares, says someone familiar with the matter, a move that could value the offering at as much as $18.5 billion.

  • Facebook IPO & A Skeptical Public     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the results of a CNBC-AP poll on Facebook that reveals 59% of respondents don't trust Facebook with their personal information. Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, weighs in.

  • Facebook: Main Street Over It?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 2:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the results of a CNBC-AP poll on Facebook that may reveal some troubling signs for its upcoming IPO.

  • Facebook Profit Roadblocks?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    Investors may be hot to trot over Facebook's IPO, but a new AP-CNBC poll finds the company is facing potential monetary roadblocks, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Facebook: A Passing Fad?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    According to a new CNBC-AP poll, nearly half of the people that use Facebook say it's a passing fad. Jon Najarian, TradeMonster.com founder and the FMHR traders, share their trade on the upcoming tech IPO.

  • The Most Important Friendship: Facebook and Zynga Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    Facebook likes Zynga – a lot.  While the social game maker endured some close scrutiny during its IPO because of its reliance on Facebook, the relationship is actually more of a codependent one -- and Facebook will be the first to admit that.

  • Nancy Miller: Facebook Advertising Drop Just a Blip Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
    The Facebook IPO Primer by Nancy Miller

    The outlook for Facebook’s advertising prowess is central to Facebook, which plans on pricing its initial public offering of 377 million shares on May 17 .

  • Facebook & the Zuckerberg Profile     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    What does Mark Zuckerberg's personality say about the way he will run the company? Evelyn Rusli, The New York Times and Shayndi Raice, The Wall Street Journal, weigh in on Facebook's pending IPO; raising the price range to $34-$38; and assessing investor's interest.

  • 'Share It' the New 'Search It'     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president, discusses how his company relies on "sharing" content and why it gets double the traffic from Facebook than Google.

  • The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses today's morning headlines, including Groupon reporting better-than-expected earnings, Home Depot's earnings miss and Facebook raising its expected IPO price range.

  • Trump: Dimon's Woes & Zuckerberg's Prenuptial     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, sounds off on the JPMorgan trading blunder and wonders whether Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will obtain a prenuptial agreement if he marries his girlfriend.

  • Should Facebook's Zuckerberg Get a Prenup?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, sounds off on whether Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will obtain a prenuptial agreement if he marries his girlfriend, with the "Squawk Box" crew.

  • Facebook Poll Results: AP-CNBC     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche breaks down the numbers in a recent AP-CNBC poll which shows investors are leery about Facebook's management, growth prospects, and valuations.

  • Facebook

    Facebook’s long-awaited initial public offering will be a long-term bet, and selling pressure on the shares after the market excitement post-IPO will “relax,” Martin Sorrell, CEO at advertising bellwether WPP told CNBC Tuesday.