May 16, 2012 Facebook's initial public offering — $16 billion and counting — is shaping up to be one of the largest in history. The company and its investors are betting that the social media giant can learn enough from its users so it can target ads that will be worth big, big money.
May 16, 2012 Facebook needs more users — and it needs to figure out how to make more money off of each user.
May 16, 2012 The hoopla continues over Facebook's initial public offering of stock, which is set for Friday.
May 15, 2012 Strong demand has pushed the company to say it anticipates a higher initial price for its first publicly traded shares. But can the little guy get in on the action? It won't be easy, experts say.
May 14, 2012 As Facebook prepares to sell stock to the public, perhaps valuing the company at nearly $100 billion, investors will be betting that the firm won't make its users so uncomfortable over privacy that they quit. Meanwhile, Yahoo, another company that also once had a bright future, continues to undergo upheaval as it struggles to define its mission.
May 14, 2012 After Facebook's initial public offering at the end of the week, he's due to be worth about $18 billion. But is it time to ditch the T-shirts and hoodies?
May 1, 2012 Starting today, the social media giant is letting you add organ-donation status to your timeline. And, if you'd like to become an organ donor, Facebook will direct you to a registry to get started.
May 1, 2012 In a bid to encourage its members to become organ donors, Facebook says that "starting today, you can add that you're an organ donor to your timeline, and share your story about when, where or why you decided to become a donor."
April 13, 2012 Days after it was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion, reports have emerged that Instagram now has more than 40 million users in its photo-sharing community. The gain, which was derived from the service's API, represents a 10 million spike in Instagram's users in the past 10 days, according to Venture Beat.
April 10, 2012 The practice of employers asking job applicants for their account login information for Facebook and other social media sites is meeting its backlash, as Maryland is poised to be among the first states to ban the practice, reports The Baltimore Sun.