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DealBook Column: Those Millions on Facebook? Some May Not Actually Visit

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"Active users" add up in Facebook's prospectus, but some of those clicks aren't on the Web site....
DealBook Column: Those Millions on Facebook? Some May Not Actually Visit

Facebook IPO Docs Could Get Approval This Week, Followed by Road Show With Zuckerberg (No Guarantee on Tie)

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According to sources close to the situation, Facebook is anticipating getting approval from government regulators to officially distribute it S-1 public offering prospectus to investors within days, which would mean its road show could begin as early as next week. As I reported back in January, the social networking...
Facebook IPO Docs Could Get Approval This Week, Followed by Road Show With Zuckerberg (No Guarantee on Tie)

Developers say Facebook Credits converts fewer paying users than hoped

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Facebook’s top developers say the company’s payments infrastructure and virtual currency Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped a year ago. Facebook made it mandatory for developers to use its payments platform in canvas games in July. That meant developers on the platform had to start handing...
Developers say Facebook Credits converts fewer paying users than hoped

Facebook Granted About $796 Million In Restricted Stock To Employees This Month

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More Facebook riches all around! The company granted about $796 million in restricted stock units to employees less than a week ago, according to an amended IPO filing. These are ”employee refresher grants,” or new grants for employees. They don’t replace existing ones. These restricted stock units, or RSUs, could be worth...
Facebook Granted About $796 Million In Restricted Stock To Employees This Month

Developers say Facebook Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped

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Facebook’s top developers say the company’s payments infrastructure and virtual currency Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped a year ago. Facebook made it mandatory for developers to use its payments platform in canvas games in July. That meant developers on the platform had to start handing...
Developers say Facebook Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped

DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close

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The estimated target, which will be included in a revised prospectus filing, is expected to be in the high $20s to mid $30s range, putting Facebook on track to go public with a market value at close to $80 billion or more....
DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close
Facebook CEO to take home $1B on IPO day
Watch out, investors: Facebook says mobile users will hurt revenue

Facebook: For Once, The Investment Bank Was Behaving Ethically

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In an IPO an investment bank takes a fee from a business to place that stock in financial markets. Or, more precisely, they take a fee from a business to sell part of that business. Their customer is the company doing an IPO and they have a legal and moral...
Facebook: For Once, The Investment Bank Was Behaving Ethically
Facebook and banks sued by shareholders over fishy pre-IPO forecast

Facebook made $205M on $1.06B in revenue in Q1

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Social networking powerhouse Facebook has updated its prospectus to include financial information from the first quarter of 2012, revealing to investors and the world that it made $205 million in net income on $1.06 billion in revenue during the first three months of the year. The $1.06 billion revenue...
Facebook made $205M on $1.06B in revenue in Q1
Facebook’s roadshow video will tug at your heart

Facebook is a phenomenon, but is it a good investment?

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How hard can users be milked for advertising revenues before they decide corporate messages are a turnoff?The biggest question mark over Facebook as an investment – at least at a price valuing the company at $77bn to $96bn – was raised by Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the advertising...
Facebook is a phenomenon, but is it a good investment?
Facebook’s IPO roadshow starts next week, sources say
Facebook updates investors on Yahoo and Ceglia suits in amended S-1
Uh oh: Facebook faces another lawsuit over misleading info before IPO

Facebook Says Lower Your Expectations About Mobile

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Facebook amended its public offering prospectus Wednesday to note that it is showing fewer ads per user on the site because of its lack of vibrant mobile applications....
Facebook Says Lower Your Expectations About Mobile

DealBook: Facebook Expands Its Credit Facility and Adds Underwriters

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In an updated prospectus, Facebook said it had doubled its credit facility to $5 billion. It has also secured a $3 billion bridge loan, to help pay for taxes associated with the vesting of employee stock....
DealBook: Facebook Expands Its Credit Facility and Adds Underwriters
Facebook secures $5B credit facility, $3B bridge loan prior to IPO

Prospectus for Silicon Valley's Next Hot Tech IPO

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With people still talking about the mess of Facebook's IPO, it's been causing other companies problems as well -- including a series of postponed IPOs. However, the folks over at McSweeney's have uncovered the S-1 filing for what could possibly be the next hot IPO. As they note, this is...
Prospectus for Silicon Valley's Next Hot Tech IPO

Facebook IPO: overpriced 'flop' points to regulator shambles

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Rules that bar analysts from publishing during an IPO but let them talk are surely asking for troublePut yourself in the position of a US fund manager thinking of investing in Facebook at IPO stage. You think the stock is wildly overpriced but you know you've got to own a...
Facebook IPO: overpriced 'flop' points to regulator shambles

Zynga Spent More Than $1 Million To Protect Mark Pincus From His Creepy Stalker (ZNGA)

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Remember Vera Svenchina? She was a Russian amateur film artist that was allegedly stalking Mark Pincus, founder and CEO of Zynga. Apparently that was enough to prompt Zynga to spend a ton of money ramping up the security for Pincus. (To be fair, it probably wasn't all a result of...
Zynga Spent More Than $1 Million To Protect Mark Pincus From His Creepy Stalker (ZNGA)

Facebook IPO: commentary and analysis from around the web

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An ongoing collection of commentary and analysis on Facebook's upcoming IPOThe nearly $100bn valuation of Facebook in the lead up to the company's much-anticipated public offering Friday has many people talking and some investors reeling. The eight-year old company has an unprecedented 900 million users worldwide, and its COO is...
Facebook IPO: commentary and analysis from around the web

Today's Scuttlebot: Prospectus Humor and 3rd World Start-ups

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Wednesday's selection includes an explanation of the dreaded vertical video syndrome, Tony Fadel on creativity and a discussion on why there are not more technology start-ups in developing countries....
Today's Scuttlebot: Prospectus Humor and 3rd World Start-ups

DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close

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The estimated target, which will be included in a revised prospectus filing, is expected to be in the high $20s to mid $30s range, putting Facebook on track to go public with a market value at close to $80 billion or more. Read more »...
DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close

DealBook: Facebook Expands Its Credit Facility

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In an updated prospectus, Facebook said it had doubled its credit facility to $5 billion. It has also secured a $3 billion bridge loan, to help pay for taxes associated with the vesting of employee stock....
DealBook: Facebook Expands Its Credit Facility

Facebook Bought Instagram For 23M Shares + $300M Cash

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Facebook Inc. paid $300 million in cash and 23 million shares worth of stock for photo-sharing service Instagram Inc., the social-networking giant said in a securities filing Monday. After a weekend of negotiations between the two companies’ young CEOs in early April, Facebook agreed to pay about $1 billion for...
Facebook Bought Instagram For 23M Shares + $300M Cash

DealBook: Facebook's Profit Falls 12% Ahead of Expected Offering

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Facebook's profit fell 12 percent in the first three months of the year, owing to a broad rise in expenses, the company disclosed in its latest amended prospectus....
DealBook: Facebook's Profit Falls 12% Ahead of Expected Offering

Facebook's 1st-Quarter Profit Falls 12%

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Facebook's profit fell 12 percent in the first three months of the year, owing to a broad rise in expenses, the company disclosed in its latest amended prospectus....
Facebook's 1st-Quarter Profit Falls 12%

Investors Drive $ZNGA Up 26% In Two Days Following Facebook IPO Filing

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Those of us who have been following the social gaming industry already know that Zynga makes up a big portion of Facebook’s revenues. But lots of public investors only seem to have gotten the memo on Wednesday evening, when Facebook’s S-1 filing revealed that the developer accounts for 12% of...
Investors Drive $ZNGA Up 26% In Two Days Following Facebook IPO Filing
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