2012: The Year of Facebook

FacebookThere are those who would say that any one of the past several years could be called “The Year of Facebook” although I would argue that none will be larger than 2012.  First of all, the social networking giant will be floating their monster IPO this year which will doubtlessly be met with a tremendous (and perhaps disproportionate) level of rabid enthusiasm.   Continue reading

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Facebook’s massive market capitalization

Facebook IPO$100 billion ($100,000,000,000)

The social networking giant Facebook with over 800 million users (or are they customers?) is looking to go public in Q2 2012 with an estimated market capitalization of $100 billion, according to a recent article by the Wall Street Journal.  The initial public offering would raise approximately $10 billion in a deal that would be one of the largest in history – #15 as a matter of fact.   Continue reading

All you need to read is “profitless radio service” in this piece

All you need to read is “profitless radio service” in this piece – “Pandora, a good service but poor investment” http://ow.ly/5l3In

The media assault on Groupon’s IPO continues full-force

The media assault on Groupon‘s IPO continues full-force – “Groupon Is a Straight-Up Ponzi Scheme” http://ow.ly/5a5LY

Daily deal darling Groupon files for $750 million IPO; here is their prospectus

Daily deal darling Groupon files for $750 million IPO; here is their prospectus http://ow.ly/58RWy

I still think LinkedIn is terrific

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I still think LinkedIn is terrific – “LinkedIn files for IPO, reveals sales of $161 million” http://ht.ly/3LWJq #socialmedia