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Facebook silences critics...for now

Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 9:25 AM ET
Facebook silences critics ... for now
Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, discusses Facebook's strong earnings report yesterday as well as new products, like Facebook Home. The stock is back above $31.

After Facebook's quarterly earnings release, shares traded sharply higher on Wednesday. The results suggested CEO Mark Zuckerberg may have convinced investors that mobile is an advantage, rather than a drawback.

In his prepared remarks, he calmed fears concerning the "urban myth" that teens are becoming less infatuated with Facebook by noting that Facebook usage within that demographic is steady.


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