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The outlook for Facebook’s advertising prowess is central to Facebook, which plans on pricing its initial public offering of 377 million shares on May 17 .
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Facebook is staring down some unnerving obstacles when it comes to key areas of monetization and growth: public distrust and display advertising apathy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
The Facebook gravy train is a long one – and some of the people who will benefit from the initial public offering are ones you might not expect.
Articles from “The Harvard Crimson” provides a glimpse into Facebook's 2004 inception in Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room—before it became a social networking giant.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer lays out his game plan for next week, ahead of Facebook's initial public offering.
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.