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Facebook’s Secondary Stock Offering To Raise Nearly $4 Billion

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

It has been a little over an year since Facebook decided to go public. After its IPO last year, the company’s stock price dipped which took quite a while to recover. These things happen in the course of running a public company, and so do secondary stock offerings. Show More Summary

Time for a shopping spree? Facebook sells $1.5B in shares (but has no plans just yet)

Facebook’s stock took a dive early Thursday, thanks to a stock sale and the ghost of its IPO. Facebook announced today its plans to sell $70 million in shares, worth roughly $3.9 billion. Zuckerberg himself is selling 41.4 million shares …


8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet has ruled that Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit, accusing them of misleading investors about the social network's economic health during its IPO. Ouch. Read more...

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit -judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge said Facebook Inc, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit accusing the social media company of misleading investors about its financial health before its $16 billion initial public o...

5 Biggest Social Media Lessons of 2013

It was a big year for social media. Twitter made its successful debut on the stock market while Facebook recovered from its troubled IPO a year earlier. We also saw the launch of Vine, the rise of Snapchat and the acceptance of social...Show More Summary

Oregon Politician Gets Prison Time For Facebook IPO Fraud

An Oregon politician was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday for fraud in connection with last year’s Facebook IPO. Craig Berkman, a former Republican candidate for governor in 1994, convinced investors he had access to shares of Facebook before the social networking company’s initial public offering. Show More Summary

Oregon politician gets six years for Facebook IPO fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former candidate for governor of Oregon was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday for fraudulently convincing investors he had access to shares of Facebook Inc before its highly anticipated initial public offering in 2012.

Nasdaq fails to win dismissal of Facebook IPO lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected Nasdaq OMX Group Inc's bid to dismiss lawsuits by investors who accused the exchange operator of botching Facebook Inc's $16 billion initial public offering, a decision released on Monday shows.

Hilton Jumps 9% In Debut, Expect More Gains In Hot Hotel Stocks

It may not have had the buzz of a Twitter or Facebook but Blackstone's IPO of Hilton Worldwide is one for the books.

13 Startup Founders Share Their Secrets for Driving Pageviews from Facebook

Last month, Twitter had a wildly successful IPO but a recent report from Shareaholic shows Facebook is really where it's at (at least for website owners). The dominant social network, unsurprisingly, drives the most social traffic to websites. Show More Summary

Twitter May Trade Higher, But Should You Buy?

Twitter's stock has now exceeded its IPO highs, and may very well trade higher. But does this mean that investors should own it over the likes of Facebook or LinkedIn?

Forget Snapchat and WhatsApp for a second – Kik is the dark horse of the Internet

9 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Facebook and Google were both said to be trying to buy WhatsApp. Japan’s Line is mulling an IPO. China’s WeChat is becoming a threat to the country’s equivailent of PayPal. Snapchat turned down a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook. All of the top 10 games in South Korea’s App Store have come via KakaoTalk. Messaging, it is clear now,...

Twitter Tries To Take A Bite Out Of The Advertising Pie

By Adrian McCarroll: Twitter (TWTR), the latest internet darling, recently went public; careful to avoid mistakes made by Facebook (FB) the IPO was immediately successful. The shares were initially priced at $23 to $25 per share up from...Show More Summary

Still Waiting for IPO 2.0

Facebook goes public and its stock declines. Commentators write that investors should have known it was overpriced. Twitter goes public and its stock pops. Commentators write that the company left money on the table. Not nearly enough people though remark on how crazy it is that companies still go public the way they do. Show More Summary

LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter: Successful IPOs, But Questions Remain

LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter shares declined significantly on November 18, 2013. Despite this decline, the companies' shares trade above their IPO prices. Investors should be aware that these three companies have high valuations and their business models could be challenged by new or existing companies. Show More Summary

NYSE holds "successful" dry run for Twitter IPO

It was the first time the exchange conducted a mock IPO as it takes pains to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook's debut

Forget Twitter, Buy Square in 2014

While less popular than Facebook and Twitter, Square's appealing business model and explosive growth potential means it could be the standout IPO of 2014.

Twitter IPO Conversation Across the Social Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

What was the social buzz around Twitter’s initial public offering? How did it compare to Facebook’s? Who’s doing the buzzing? To answer these questions and more Mashwork and CNBC designed this infographic, which takes a closer look at conversation across the social media landscape the day before and through Twitter's IPO. read more

Social Media Is Becoming Less Free

In response to Twitter going public, Benjamin Kunkel pens a manifesto arguing that “social media can either be profitable or it can be social. In the end, it can’t be both”: The IPOs of Facebook and Twitter should therefore be reversed, through the socialization of both companies and other social-media services that attain a similar […]

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