Analysts say that to succeed, Facebook needs to figure out how to sell ads on mobile platforms.
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February 8, 2012 Roughly half of Facebook's users check in on smartphones and other mobile devices every month, but so far the company isn't making money on mobile. That's one of the potential pitfalls for the company as it prepares to sell its stock to the public.
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February 1, 2012 In its widely expected filing, the social media giant says it expects to raise $5 billion. Shares are likely to start trading sometime in the second quarter.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., in 2007. The company is expected to file papers for an initial public offering this week.
January 30, 2012 Facebook is expected to file papers for an initial public offering this week, and industry watchers say the company may be valued at nearly $100 billion. Is the social networking website worth the price, or is this another Internet bubble in the making?
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January 27, 2012 The company is "looking at a deal that would value the social network between $75 billion to $100 billion," according to "people familiar with the matter."
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