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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Randi Zuckerberg’s Private Facebook Photo Gets Posted To Twitter, A Major Lesson Learned

Randi Zuckerberg’s Private Facebook Photo Gets Posted To Twitter: A Major Lesson Learned: Think you have problems understanding Facebook’s privacy rights while you are online? You’re not the only one. Even Mark Zuckerberg’s sister Randi has had privacy issues on the largest social networking site.  Today, a private photo Randi Zuckerberg posted on Facebook ended
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Facebook Goes Traditional Media, Launches First Commercial Video

Facebook Goes Traditional Media, Launches First Commercial Video: Facebook celebrated reaching the 1 billion user mark yesterday with a new brand video commercial.  It’s the company’s first commercial which features different versions of chairs in the background and a voiceover talking about the interconnectedness of the world.  The new Facebook commercial already has received a
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Facebook Starts Removing “Fake Likes” On Fan Pages, 3 Reasons It’s A Great Idea

Facebook Starts Removing “Fake Likes” On Fan Pages, 3 Reasons It’s A Great Idea Facebook is implementing changes they announced a few weeks back and has begun removing “likes” from some fan pages.  These ‘likes’ which used to be called ‘fans’ aren’t real people but are comprised of ‘fake’ accounts created specifically for liking pages.
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Google Buys Instagram Competitor Nik Software’s Snapseed, A Photo Editing Service

Google Buys Instagram Competitor Nik Software’s Snapseed, A Photo Editing Service: Google announced today it purchased a company called Nik Software.  Nik Software is the maker of the photo editing application Snapseed which is a competitor to Instagram.  Google wants to be a bigger player in the social networking sector and the purchase from Google
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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 Falls 10 Percent After 1st Underwhelming Earnings Report 2Q12, Stock At New All Time Lows

Facebook Falls 10 Percent After 1st Underwhelming Earnings Report 2Q12, Stock At New All Time Lows: Facebook’s stock rises to $28 falls below $23 after earnings announcement. Facebook beat earnings estimates marginally but the stock was taken down in trading after a quick jump.  Facebook earned 12 cents a share and revenue beat expectations at
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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 Buys Instagram for $1 Billion: Social Networking Goes Beyond Games

Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion: Social Networking Goes Beyond Games: Facebook made a purchase today of the large sharing mobile property Instagram.  This is the largest acquisition for the social media giant and it’s indicative of the current environment with tech companies on the internet working hard to get into the mobile space.  Facebook
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Facebook Changing Fast! Will Add ‘Timeline’ Feature

Facebook Changing Fast! Will Add ‘Timeline’ Feature: Get ready for the new Facebook look and feel. Facebook made several announcements at its F8 conference this week. You may have already noticed a different look and feel to Facebook when you last logged in. Audiences were captured by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg who talked about Facebook apps
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Tech Giant Microsoft Wins Ethical Company of the Year Award: Ethics Pays

Tech Giant Microsoft Wins Ethical Company of the Year Award: Ethics Pays Microsoft wins tech most ethical company in the world award 2011.  Tech giant Microsoft won the honor granted by Ethisphere Institute’s listing the “World’s Most Ethical Company” tech designation.  Microsoft beat out several other technology company heavyweights including Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other
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HTC Smartphones With Facebook Button: Zuckerberg Says Expect More

HTC Phones Will Sport Facebook Button: Zuckerberg Says Expect More: Facebook Phones Coming? Want to be able to jump from your phone straight to Facebook? Get ready to be able to. HTC is the first phone to sport a button for Facebook that allows smartphone users to go straight to the social networking site Facebook.
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