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Facebook 4th Quarter 2013 Earnings Highlights And Social Media Mobile Economics

We’re All social media mobile users now: Facebook showed the world yesterday growing revenue via social media isn’t a problem if the right business model is implemented and focuses on mobile penetration. This week the company posted better than expected results for the fourth quarter of 2013 that exceeded Wall Street expectations with revenue rising
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Was The Twitter IPO Really Better Than Facebook’s?

By some accounts, the recent Twitter IPO was a success.  It looked like it was off to a good start but word got out early that nobody obtained shares except a few fund managers and overnight the price jumped from $26 to $45 at the open.  The visuals of people standing in line to take
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The Top 3 Reasons Twitter Chose The NYSE Over NASDAQ For Its IPO

The NASDAQ Probably Never Had A Chance: Twitter will be going public on November 15, 2013 and the debut is highly anticipated.  The buzz for the second most popular social media site is enormous and investors are licking their chops looking for another opportunity to gain exposure to the sector.  This week Twitter announced the
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Twitter Isn’t Making Any Money Yet Due To User Experience, Expect That To Change

Twitter Focused On User Experience Like Facebook: Expect That To Change: Twitter just filled for a $1 billion initial public offering and will be known under the ticker symbol TWTR.  On the heels of the recent Facebook IPO, investors and analysts are doing a deeper dive into the company’s prospects of gaining share in the
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Twitter Files For IPO, But Will It Be Facebook Part 2?

Hopefully – not. Twitter announced Thursday via a tweet on its own media network, We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. the company would be going public. The influential social media site is already being compared to Facebook as
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NASDAQ Fined $10 Million Over Botched Facebook IPO

So It Wasn’t All Facebook’s Fault? Remember the Facebook IPO that many, including Abmuku.com thought was bungled because traders couldn’t figure out if the orders had been executed or not? It looks like the market exchange responsible for the botched trades and lack of information, the NASDAQ that mainly features high tech companies, will have
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Facebook IPO, 1 Year Later Lessons Learned

What Can We Learn A Year After The Facebook IPO? Facebook just celebrated the one year anniversary of its IPO on May 18, 2012.  The initial public offering was fraught with missteps and many argue the price was too high.  The demand was much lower than anticipated and Facebook shares took a pummeling since investors have never been happy
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LinkedIn 1st Quarter 2013 Profits Jump, 3 Reasons The Stock Didn’t

LinkedIn Shares Drop 9 percent after Q1 2013 Earnings Report: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social media network, reported stellar earnings today but the stock market wasn’t receptive. The company raised the full year guidance from $1.43 billion to $1.46 but the company expects less revenue than analysts were expecting.  LinkedIn expects to generate $342
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Facebook’s Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Beat Expectations But Wall Street Still Skeptical

Facebook’s Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Beat Expectations But Wall Street Still Skeptical: Facebook beat its earnings estimates handily with revenue increasing 40 percent year-over-year.  The largest social media company in the world with over 1 billion users is doing a better job at monetizing mobile.  Today the company announced fourth-quarter revenue of $1.59 billion which
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Facebook Has Outage, Stock Back Below $20 Near November 2012 Lockup Expiration

Facebook Has Outage, Stock Back Below $20 Near November 2012 Lockup Expiration: Facebook has had a bad day in terms of publicity. First the company suffered an outrage today that caused users to scramble and jump onto Twitter to see what was going on. Second, Facebook closed below a critical round number benchmark of $20 today
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Mark Zuckerberg Makes 1st Post-IPO Appearance At Techcrunch ‘Disrupt’ 2012, Say’s HTML5 Facebook’s Biggest Mistake

Mark Zuckerberg Makes 1st Post-IPO Appearance At Techcrunch ‘Disrupt’ 2012, Say’s HTML5 Facebook’s Biggest Mistake: Everyone has been anxiously awaiting the first appearance of Mark Zuckerberg post-IPO.  The moment has finally arrived.  Mark Zuckerberg made his first appearance since the Facebook initial public offering at the Techcrunch “Disrupt” Conference 2012 in San Francisco.   Zuckerberg
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Facebook Shares Hit All Time Low Of 19.69 As First Lockup Ends And It Could Get Worse

Facebook Shares Hit All Time Low Of 19.69 As First Lockup Ends And It Could Get Worse: Facebook, the largest social media site on the planet,  isn’t ‘liked’ by investors.  The company’s share price just hit a new all-time low today as one lockup period in which investors are no longer forced to own shares
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Password Breaches On LinkedIn, Last.fm and Facebook IPO Increase Social Media Sector Growth Questions:

Password Breaches On LinkedIn, Last.fm and Facebook IPO Increase Social Media Sector Growth Questions: Did they focus on getting ‘big and leave holes in security? This week a few large sites have had password problems. The social media networking site for professionals, LinkedIn revealed yesterday that over 6 million passwords were compromised. Today Last.fm confirmed its
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Mark Zuckerberg Noticeably Silent As Facebook Shares Continue “Faceplant”

Mark Zuckerberg Noticeably Silent As Facebook Shares Continue “Faceplant”: Social media company needs PR. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is nowhere to be found as his company’s stock continues to “faceplant” and spiral downward.  Facebook is now down 27 percent from its IPO opening price of 38 dollars and quickly approaching a 50 percent drop of
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Facebook Drops 11 Percent Below IPO Closing Price, The Impact On The Social Media Sector

Facebook Drops 11 Percent Below IPO Closing Price, The Impact On The Social Media Sector: The “Facebook Effect” may be bad for new social media companies coming to market. Facebook isn’t getting “liked” by investors and comments are getting more negative as the stock price slides downward immediately after the IPO held Friday May 18
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4 Reasons Facebook Flubbed Its IPO Stock Price

4 Reasons Facebook Flubbed Its IPO Stock Price: Facebook stock barely clears break-even on opening day. Facebook’s IPO was a social event that couldn’t have been more overhyped. Looking back makes for excellent vision but the expectations about how this IPO stock trade would reach enormous levels some saying it would double and hit above
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Facebook IPO Set Facebook IPO Set To Be Largest Offering Ever, Prices at $38 – Will They Buy?

Facebook IPO Set Facebook IPO Set To Be Largest Offering Ever, Prices at $38 – Will They Buy? Facebook is already getting “liked” by investors.  The social media giant was set to open between $34-$38 per share and priced at the highest end of the range at $38.  The Facebook initial public offering pricing was
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Facebook To Increase IPO Price Range, Demand Is High

Facebook To Increase IPO Price Range, Demand Is High: There is no doubt that Facebook is one of the hottest new companies in the world with over 900 million users and growing steadily.  Facebook’s initial public offering is set for Friday May 18, 2012 and demand for shares of the social media network are rising.
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Social Mobile Media Is A Problem For Facebook, Amends S-1 IPO Filing

Social Mobile Media Is A Problem For Facebook, Amends S-1 IPO Filing: Facebook is having problems monetizing social media via mobile devices. Facebook is set to launch its initial public offering this month but new questions are rising about the social media giant’s ability to make money from mobile devices.  Facebook recently filed paperwork with
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LinkedIn First Quarter 2012 Earnings Is Precursor To Facebook IPO Success

LinkedIn First Quarter 2012 Earnings Is Precursor To Facebook IPO Success: “Liking” LinkedIn could mean loving Facebook. LinkedIn Corp., blew out earnings and reported a good start to 2012.  LinkedIn, the largest professional-networking website, hit the highest price since its initial public offering advancing about 9 percent after announcing their earnings yesterday and cleared $120
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