The following is an excerpt from SUSANNA KIM | May 24, 2012 | abcnews.go.com |
Facebook stock closed up for the second day in a row as Facebook's underwriters continued to face heat over whether they gave an unfair advantage to preferred clients. Many average investors lost thousands of dollars betting ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from MICHAEL HODIN | May 18, 2012 | thefiscaltimes.com |
For years, social media was seen as a new toy for the young and hip. But as Facebook’s record-setting IPO has shown, social media is a cultural and economic behemoth. For young and old alike, social ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Tax Report | May 11, 2012 | WSJ.com |
Investors are focusing on Facebook's FB 0.00% offering price as the company prepares to go public as soon as next week.
Tax specialists are paying attention to something else: how half a dozen of the firm's luminaries, ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Mike Isaac | April 3, 2012 | Wired.com |
This is getting ugly.
Just three weeks after after Yahoo filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook, the social giant struck back on Tuesday with a counterclaim alleging Yahoo is infringing on 10 of Facebook’s own software ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Richard Beales | March 22, 2012 | Slate.com |
Facebook’s 31 underwriting banks are mobilizing for the company’s initial public offering. In such a hyped IPO, any kind of valuation is possible. But a comparison with the history of the social network’s closest thing ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Joanna Stern | February 23, 2012 | ABCNews.go.com |
Social media isn’t only invading the operating room this week; it is also hitting the courts.
UK High Court judge Nigel Teare approved the use of Facebook to serve legal documents in a British case regarding an ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Julianne Pepitone | February 16, 2012 | CNN |
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- SecondMarket rose to fame by offering investors a way to trade shares of the hot private companies they clamored for. Now many of those startups -- including the private market's Goliath, Facebook ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Stacy Cowley | February 7, 2012 | CNN.com |
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Facebook's upcoming IPO will make founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a billionaire -- but it will also stick him with an eye-popping tax bill that could reach as high as $2 billion.
Industry ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Ryndall W. Forsyth | February 4, 2012 | Barrons.com |
Facebook. Like the moon darkening the sun during an eclipse, news of the social-networking site's pending initial-public offering seemed to obscure much of what else was happening in the world last week, at least momentarily.
For ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Douglas Rushkoff | January 31, 2012 | CNN.com |
Editor's note: Douglas Rushkoff, who writes regularly for CNN.com, is a media theorist and the author of "Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age" and "Life Inc: How Corporatism Conquered the World and ... Read More