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

    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.

  • Confidence Lacking in Zuckerberg as Corporate Steward Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:05 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    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
    Facebook Stock Certificate. Click image to view larger.

    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.

  • Facebook: Friend or Foe?   Monday, 14 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET
    Facebook: Friend or Foe?

    Ahead of the Facebook IPO, Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his view. "I think you should try to get your hands on as many shares as possible," he says.

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

    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.

  • Another Facebook IPO Webinar Is Set Monday, 14 May 2012 | 1:49 PM ET

    The first one was so popular we decided to do one more: a Facebook IPO webinar!

  • Facebook Addresses Privacy Concerns Ahead of IPO   Monday, 14 May 2012 | 1:17 PM ET
    Facebook Addresses Privacy Concerns Ahead of IPO

    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.

  • The Facebook Ecosystem   Monday, 14 May 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
    The Facebook Ecosystem

    Which stocks are getting "twitter" chatter? CNBC's Seema Mody reports shares of Zynga are up 5% ahead of Facebook's IPO. John Frankel, ff Venture Capital, also discusses what investors could miss if they don't pay attention to the firm's initial public offering, calling it the "content revolution."

  • Chesapeake Energy Gets $3 Billion Loan   Friday, 11 May 2012 | 7:25 PM ET
    Chesapeake Energy Gets $3 Billion Loan

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Chesapeake Energy is getting $3 billion in unsecured loans from Goldman Sachs and Jefferies Group; the S&P revised its outlook on JPMorgan to "negative"; and one of Facebook's founders has renounced his U.S. citizenship and is becoming a resident of Singapore.

  • Cramer: Next Week Is All About Facebook IPO   Friday, 11 May 2012 | 6:00 PM ET
    Cramer: Next Week Is All About Facebook IPO

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer lays out his game plan for next week, ahead of Facebook's initial public offering.

  • The Cost of Higher Taxes   Friday, 11 May 2012 | 4:11 PM ET
    The Cost of Higher Taxes

    Nearly half of IPOs have priced below expectations this year, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Ron Insana, CNBC contributor, also weighs in on Procter & Gamble and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin's move to Singapore.

  • Can Facebook's IPO Fix the Market?   Friday, 11 May 2012 | 3:35 PM ET
    Can Facebook's IPO Fix the Market?

    Forecasting Facebook's pricing and performance ahead of its initial public offering, with Steven DeSanctis, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and John Manley, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds.

  • A Facebook IPO Media Frenzy...Get Ready! Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 5:06 PM ET
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    Yes, some would say there is a veritable media circus revving up. I prefer to think of it as enthusiastic, exhaustive coverage of an event that to many minds marks the coming of age for social media.

  • Will FTC Probe Delay Facebook-Instagram Deal?   Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 3:20 PM ET
    Will FTC Probe Delay Facebook-Instagram Deal?

    Facebook will pay Instagram a $200 million breakup fee if the deal falls apart, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Can Scott Thompson Fix Yahoo?   Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 12:45 PM ET
    Can Scott Thompson Fix Yahoo?

    Sharing perspective on the drama over Yahoo CEO's resume and whether Facebook is overvalued, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray; Dan Niles, AlphaOne Capital Partners; Pete Najarian, TradeMonster.com; Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital; and CNBC's Scott Wapner.

  • Facebook is 'Muppet Bait': Business Insider CEO   Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 7:20 AM ET
    Facebook is 'Muppet Bait': Business Insider CEO

    Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, calls the Facebook IPO "muppet bait" on CNBC's "Squawk Box." Click here to find out exactly what he said.

  • Cisco Shares Plunge & Facebook Amends S-1   Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 5:29 PM ET

    Colin Gillis, BGC Financial tech analyst breaks down Cisco's earnings and discusses his "buy" rating and target price of $23 on the stock, with the Fast Money traders. Also, CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Facebook amended its S-1 filing.

  • Cisco Systems CEO on Earnings & Facebook   Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 4:05 PM ET
    Cisco Systems CEO on Earnings & Facebook

    Cisco Systems reported Q3 EPS at $0.48 versus an estimate of $0.47, and revenue at $11.6 billion versus an estimate of $11.58 billion. John Chambers, Cisco Systems chairman and CEO, offers insight. CNBC's Jon Fortt, weighs in.