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There’s been a lot of talk about Facebook’s valuation, but the real question behind that valuation, is how Facebook makes money and what its prospects are in the future.
Jeremy Siegel, University of Pennsylvania professor weighs in on the Facebook IPO craze, today's pricing and what investors need to watch after the stock begins trading.
Will Facebook provide a gateway for other companies to advertise and grow their businesses? Michael Lazerow, Buddy Media CEO & co-Founder, weighs in on the internet ecosystem.
A recap of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's appearances on CNBC through the years.
Daniel Shin, Co-Founder & CEO of South Korea's group-buying service TicketMaster talks about the company's growth prospects and the country's social commerce market. He also addresses the Facebook IPO.
India is set to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest Facebook market by number of users as early as 2015, according to social media analysts, driven by growing internet penetration and high rates of growth in mobile connections.
What are Facebook's risks and challenges ahead of its initial public offering? CNBC Reporter Kayla Tausche lays them out in this 55-minute webinar hosted by Tyler Mathisen and recorded on May 16, 2012.
Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA), explains why he is challenging Facebook to set aside a portion of its shares for purchase by nonprofits and foundations other than elite investors.
Facebook is making stock certificates available to investors who request them. And, while it's a fairly plain-looking certificate, there's a lot of interest, because Mark Zuckerberg's name is on it.
As of this morning, Facebook says it will offer 421 million shares at a price range of $34-$38 per share, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. CNBC's Phil LeBeau, also explains why General Motors is pulling its advertisements from the social media site.
With big advertisers not convinced that Facebook is a good platform to propel brands forward and privacy issues plaguing Zuckerberg and company, it will be interesting to see how this all plays out. Here are five things we can learn and chew on from all the hoopla.
The amount of brand conversation taking place on Facebook and other social networking sites is a drop in the bucket compared to the real world conversations between parents and kids, spouses, friends, and with colleagues at work. And the impact of these real world conversations is considerably bigger, as well.
Facebook isn't free from harassment, viruses and other criminal activity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.