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Facebook IPO: Did Twitter Crowdsourcing Just Give Us the Closing Price?

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Friday, May 18, 2012

Facebook IPO: Did Twitter Crowdsourcing Just Give Us the Closing Price?
12:11:55 AM
When you get a lot of smart and interested people together to make a prediction in aggregate, it can be scary accurate. Anyone who has read the James Surowiecki business science classic The Wisdom of Crowds, and a host of corroborating authors...

Viral Vinyl! Record Stunts Were Actually Guerilla Marketing [VIDEO]
Thursday, May 17, 2012 11:25 PM
Remember the jaw-dropping vinyl record tricks we showed you Wednesday? Well, they're still amazing. The video is real. But the reason given for the making of it is not. The five guys in the video repeatedly claimed to have done those stunts...

Twitter Wits Roast Facebook IPO
Thursday, May 17, 2012 10:54 PM
In case you've been living under that metaphorical rock these past several weeks, Facebook's much anticipated IPO happens on Friday. The Facebook IPO will mark the final step in the evolution of Mark Zuckerberg's social networking baby, all the...

Facebook IPO: Here's Why You Shouldn't Buy Yet
Thursday, May 17, 2012 9:30 PM
Everyone's talking about the Facebook IPO -- and for good reason. Facebook is currently valued at around $100 billion, though it made less than $4 billion in revenue last year. Still, if the social network with more than 901 million users plays...

5 Reasons QR Code Marketing Is Broken (and How to Fix It)
Thursday, May 17, 2012 8:27 PM
For years now, marketers, businesses and, well, everybody have touted QR codes as the next big thing. That's largely because QR codes offered a glimmer of the future, a way to bring physical interactions into the much more malleable (and...

Kindergarten Teacher Earns $700,000 by Selling Lesson Plans Online
Thursday, May 17, 2012 8:01 PM
Teaching isn't known to be a lucrative profession, but online marketplace Teachers Pay Teachers is changing that for some educators. Deanna Jump, a kindergarten teacher from Georgia, has made $700,000 selling her lesson plans on Teachers Pay...

Comcast Now Lets You Use 300GB of Bandwidth a Month [VIDEO]
Thursday, May 17, 2012 7:29 PM
Comcast announced on Thursday that it is transitioning away from its static data limit policy into a more flexible allotment model. In the coming months, the company will start testing new options that will offer users more bandwidth as part of...

Death by Desk Job: How to Fight It [INFOGRAPHIC]
Thursday, May 17, 2012 6:17 PM
Your desk job can kill you. At the very least, it will likely make you fatter, sicker and more stressed out than a job that doesn't require sitting down and hunching over a keyboard for a third of the day. Studies have shown that the amount of...

Facebook Co-Founder: No, I Didn't Leave U.S. to Dodge Taxes
Thursday, May 17, 2012 5:38 PM
Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin denied Thursday that he renounced his U.S. citizenship and moved to Singapore to avoid paying capital gains taxes on his approximately $3 billion stake in Facebook. Saverin said in a statement following a press...

7 Companies That Could Have Been Facebook
Thursday, May 17, 2012 3:46 PM
It's been a long road for Facebook. What began as an intimate platform has turned into a social networking giant serving more than 900 million users. Facebook may be cashing in on its intial public offering this week, but it wasn't the first to...

Facebook Timeline: 9 Best Practices for Brands
Thursday, May 17, 2012 2:49 PM
The Modern Media Agency Series is presented by IDG. IDC Infographic: Big Data Market to Grow 40% Per Year. Technology vendors of all sizes across hardware, software, and services stand to gain in the explosion of big data spending over the next...

Facebook Sets Stock Price at $38
Thursday, May 17, 2012 2:10 PM
Facebook has confirmed that it will price its stock at $38, raising $16 billion to $18.4 billion in its IPO. The IPO may be the second-largest ever in the U.S., next to Visa's. It will also be the biggest tech IPO. Facebook will start trading...

What Twitter's 'Do Not Track' Feature Will Mean For You [UPDATED]
Thursday, May 17, 2012 1:57 PM
Twitter announced Thursday it will take part in "Do Not Track," a cookie-blocking feature found in Mozilla's Firefox browser that's promoted by the Federal Trade Commission. What does that mean for you, the user? When a Firefox user enables Do...

9 Essential Viddy Tips and Tricks for Beginners
Thursday, May 17, 2012 12:39 PM
Here at Mashable right now, we're all about video. Fifteen-second videos, to be precise. That's why we're glued to the new cinematic social app for iPhone, Viddy. Along with our easy guide to get you started with Viddy, we've delved a little...

Twitter Implements 'Do Not Track' Feature
Thursday, May 17, 2012 11:15 AM
Twitter on Thursday announced it will offer a "Do Not Track" option that will let users opt out of being tracked through the service. The company's commitment to the plan was unveiled at an Internet Week panel in New York Thursday morning via Ed...

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