Facebook already knows what you "like." It could be near uncovering your desires, too. As Inside Facebook first reported, Facebook might soon supplement its "like" button with a "want" button that could push the site more toward becoming a place for consumption, rather than social connection, and make commerce a mainstay of the site.» Read More
How does Facebook make money and what are the risk factors it lists for the social network's upcoming initial public offering? CNBC Media and Entertainment Reporter Julia Boorstin goes "Inside Facebook's Money Machine" in this 40-minute webinar hosted by Tyler Mathisen and recorded on May 3, 2012.
We'll find out, through a series of interviews with innovators, where the investment opportunity is now, and what the rapid pace of change means for economic growth.
One of the hottest topics at this year's Milken Institute Global Conference is bound to be the Facebook IPO.
Less than two weeks before the potential launch of Facebook’s initial public offering roadshow, a string of acquisitions and other business distractions are threatening to delay the sale, say people familiar with the matter.
Facebook's blockbuster initial public offering could be coming at just the right time for markets — right when investors are preparing for the seemingly annual ritual to sell in May and go away.
Facebook is bulking up its communications teams as it prepares to cope with the increased spotlight of being a public company, according to people familiar with the matter.
A Wisconsin woman has been charged with theft over accusations she tried to profit from Facebook's much-anticipated plans to go public by selling fake stock in the social media giant.
For the approximately 2,000 employees who will report to work at Facebook each day, it’s sure to be a unique work experience. Have a look at Facebook’s new Menlo Park campus.
Next year Mark Zuckerberg’s base salary will receive a dramatic pay cut—going from a base salary of $600,000 to just one dollar.
The graffiti artist who took Facebook stock instead of cash for painting the walls of the social network’s first headquarters made a smart bet. The shares owned by the artist, David Choe, are expected to be worth upward of $200 million when Facebook stock trades publicly later this year. The NYT reports.
Mark Zuckerberg is sitting on a massive controlling stake — the largest by a landslide — and he's putting forth a distinctive, ambitious social mission that could alienate investors.
In its much-anticipated IPO filing, Facebook states that its mission is “to make the world more open and connected.” Well, every place except China.
Facebook made its long-awaited filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. It is expected to trade under the ticker symbol "FB."
Don’t have time to wade through hundreds of pages of the Facebook registration statement?
Just how historic is Facebook’s IPO compared to other internet-related deals? Find out.
Some prefer a modest place to call home, belying their rock-star-nerd status. But others have splurged, showing it really pays to be a geek after all.
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With more than half a billion users around the world, Facebook has altered our everyday lives for better or worse, and in ways we may not even recognize. Correspondent Lester Holt explores the real story behind the $50 billion dollar social network juggernaut.