Facebook is a business, but it is also an information broker. When taken in that context, engaging younger members in a controlled and rational manner makes sense.
Never did I imagine when I posted "The Antisocial Valuation" two weeks ago that I would actually ever get the opportunity to buy Facebook (FB) at a re...
Facebook hacking is out of control. If user privacy and security is not strengthened, then Facebook should issue a bold warning on every page -- just like the cigarette companies do. "Warning! Facebook is not a secure site.
Mark Zuckerberg has buckled to tradition and joined the ranks of the married -- and he let the world know the change in his "relationship status" by announcing it on Facebook.
Were they listening to their own stock analysts and sales forces? Or, were they just getting greedy knowing that retail investors did not know what they knew?
For many, it came as no surprise that the ring he gave his girlfriend of nine years (they met while undergrads at Harvard) was a simple solitaire ring with what looks to be an approximately 1-carat round red ruby.
When it comes to Facebook, we are still trying to figure out two things: what it is worth to us, and how much it should cost.
Given Facebook's recent IPO, declining stock value and founder Mark Zuckerberg's surprise wedding -- all of which happened within days of each other -- it's easy to say of Facebook's status: "It's complicated."
The controversy surrounding Facebook's IPO further demonstrates the need for greater scrutiny and regulation of the type of cowboy trading practices that nearly destroyed our economic system four years ago.
Here are ten reasons why it makes sense to be suspicious of the Facebook IPO, starting with the fact that any overview of the three institutions which handled it might best be described as "rounding up the usual suspects."
Zuckerberg had the sheer brilliance to bring Facebook into the world, but we had the collective enthusiasm to make it a reality.
Given the choice between the flailing middle class and obscene wealth...? I think I might actually take the first. Because I remember how it felt being married to someone who had a different approach to money and a completely different set of priorities. It was profoundly lonely.
I'm not a huge fan of Facebook (I'm a Twitter gal). But even I can acknowledge that something seismic has shifted in how we communicate and connect and Facebook epitomizes that -- at least right now.
Why place our bets on Romney when his election may open the door to a return of the days of excessive risk taking and taxpayer funded bailouts? Why spin the wheel again arguing that this time Wall Street will bet correctly?
As Mr. Zuckerberg enjoys his Wall Street campaign and wedding nuptials, I am disappearing into the social media shadows. As an activity, it dangerously toes a line of ridiculous social behavior.