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  • '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.

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    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.

  • Confidence Lacking in Zuckerberg as Corporate Steward Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
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    Despite the fever-pitch hype over Facebook’s IPO, confidence in the company’s chief executive as a steward of the public tech giant is lacking.

  • Zuckerberg’s Persona Paradox Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg is meeting would-be investors as the largest social-networking service begins marketing its initial public offering.

    The Facebook CEO vocally and repeatedly condemned Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher’s film “The Social Network,” which portrayed him as a somewhat petulant, self-absorbed, shallow, and at times simply obnoxious prodigy.  Despite all that, the film is actually helping his reputation dramatically, according to a new AP-CNBC poll.

  • Facebook’s Challenge: Getting Users to Click on Ads Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
    Facebook's Sponsored Ads

    For Facebook, advertising is a gold mine: It represents a wide majority of the company’s revenues. It can market targeted information for its nearly one billion users/consumers, who each stay engaged on the platform for hours each month.

  • Facebook IPO? Most Stock Jocks Say ‘No’ Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
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    Nearly two-thirds of active stock investors think Facebook is going to be overvalued when it goes public this week, according to the AP-CNBC poll.

  • The AP-CNBC poll was conducted May 3–7, 2012 and reflects the views of 1,004 people surveyed by telephone. The poll has a margin-of-error factor of plus or minus 3.9 percent. Here are the results ahead of the Facebook IPO.

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    Facebook is staring down some unnerving obstacles when it comes to key areas of monetization and growth: public distrust and display advertising apathy.

  • Facebook Raises IPO Price Range to $34-38 per Share Monday, 14 May 2012 | 8:13 PM ET

    Facebook is revising the price range for its initial public offering to $34-$38, according people familiar with matter – a significant increase versus the prior range of $28-$35.

  • Zuckerberg: FB's Biggest Liability?     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Don't count on Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg dumping his trademark hoodie, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Rob Enderle, Enderle Group and David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect," debate over whether Zuckerberg is Facebook's biggest weapon or biggest liability.

  • Facebook: Privacy vs. Profits     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 3:19 PM ET

    Some Facebook users are concerned the company will need to find new ways to monetize people's personal data to squeeze out profits. Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ and Shawn Carolan, Menlo Ventures, offer insight.

  • Facebook Finalizes IPO Listing Plans: Sources Monday, 14 May 2012 | 2:35 PM ET

    With only 4 days before it’s set to begin trading as a public company, Facebook has finalized its IPO listing plans, according to people familiar with the matter. As CNBC previously reported, CEO Mark Zuckeberg will ring in the Nasdaq opening bell remotely from its Menlo Park headquarters, according to these people.

  • The New Power Suit: Zuckerberg's Hoodie?     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    Mark Zuckerberg isn't the first high profile person to go casual no matter what, explains CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Facebook plans to stay at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, to ring the opening bell, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Deficits: Greece vs. California     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 1:52 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" team discusses some of today's major headlines, including whether California's $16 billion deficit is a bigger worry for the U.S. economy than the euro zone crisis, with CNBC's John Carney, Simon Hobbs, Tyler Mathisen and Sue Herera.

  • Ahead of the Facebook IPO, the company wants to make privacy policies clear and simple, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Scott Sandell of NEA, weighs in.