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Is There No Stopping the Facebook Juggernaut?

For anyone who was still uncertain about Facebook’s continued dominance, the company’s fourth-quarter results made it clear the king is still king. As Facebook celebrated its 10th anniversary, fourth-quarter profits jumped 700% while the total number of users climbed 1.25 billion. As, if not more, impressive was more than 40% of Facebook’s advertising revenue came…

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There are many things about Facebook that are polarizing but it also surprises me when people are outright dismissive of its business or future. Case in point is a radio interview I heard on the weekend in which Vivek Wadhwa, Vice President of Academics and Innovation at Singularity University, suggested Facebook’s IPO over 75% over-valued, it…

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After an 11% initial drop, the Facebook stock has plummeted another 7%, even as news of Mark Zuckerberg’s marriage made headline news. What is going on with Nasdaq and at Facebook headquarters? Putting the possible PR stunt of the Zuckerberg marriage aside, this is pretty shocking news for the once golden IPO. Maybe, it is…

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For the past eight years, Facebook has been the master of its domain. Led by Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook has created its own rules of engagement, shrugged off a series of strategic and tactical mistakes, and, in the process, attracted more than 900 million users. Despite Facebook’s success and status as the world’s largest and, arguably,…

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After LinkedIn’s initial public offering stole headlines earlier this year, highlighted by a spike during first-day trading, it was clear that more social networks would entertain the idea of doing an IPO as well. Among the most obvious if-not-when candidates is Facebook, which would reap all kinds of benefits beyond raising hundreds of millions or…

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In light of Facebook offering a $200,000 grant for research towards cyber bullying, it has made many people wonder (myself included) about how social media has evolved the act of bullying itself. Bullying was once seen as a normal rite of passage but, in fact, it is the opposite. It is what interrupts growing up,…

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