Posts filed under “IPOs”
Are you sick to death of Facebook hype yet?
I haven’t heard much about their privacy issues in the mad run up to IPO. (I wonder why that is?) No matter how many times I shut off notifications, raise privacy settings, and remove alerts, Facebook continues to send me email. It seems every time they change something, they willfully change my settings and ignore the email address removal. (Really, WhoTF thinks I have the slightest interest in “Sims Social?”)
What are your beefs about Facebook — Valuation, Reach, engagement, revenue per user, privacy issues, mobile, advertising effectiveness, China penetration — what is on your collective minds?
WHAT SAY YE ?
Paul Kedrosky, author of the Infectious Greed Blog and a Bloomberg contributing editor, talks about the outlook for Facebook Inc.’s initial public offering. Kedrosky speaks with Erik Schatzker, Stephanie Ruhle, Scarlet Fu and Sara Eisen on Bloomberg Television’s “InsideTrack.”
Source: Bloomberg May 17 2012
For $75, This Guy Will Sell You 1,000 Facebook ‘Likes’
Steve Henn and Zoe Chace
NPR, May 16, 2012
“In the short run the market is a voting machine, and in the long run it is a weighing machine.” -Benjamin Graham, regarded as the father of security analysis > With the FB IPO imminent, investor frenzy continues to grow. Given all of this interest, the stock may be a short term trading winner….Read More
Less than meets the eye at Facebook Barry Ritholtz, Washington Post February 11, 2012 > Facebook is valued at “plenty” By Wall Street’s tech cognoscenti, Take 1 billion friends Times 5 dollars, then Times IPO multiple: 20! — Limericks Économiques > Last week, I made a surprising discovery about Facebook: It has far fewer “active”…Read More
No, not really. I am as much of a Yelp fan as I am a Facebook fan — which is to say, not much at all. As a writer, I find the write-for-free-we’re-going-public approach of Yelp/Huff Po/Seeking Alpha utterly reprehensible. As a gourmand — and a fat bastard — I prefer the Zagat model. There…Read More