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Poll: Half of Americans call Facebook a fad

(AP) -- Half of Americans think Facebook is a passing fad, according to the results of a new Associated Press-CNBC poll. And, in the run-up to the social network's initial public offering of stock, half of ...

May 15, 2012
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Facebook updates data use policy to give more info

(AP) -- Facebook is updating its data use policy in an attempt to give users more clarity on how the information they share is used by the company. The move comes a week ahead of its expected initial public offering of stock.

May 11, 2012
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Facebook in your mutual fund? It could be soon

(AP) -- Facebook can be a terrific way to connect with friends and family, a colossal drain on your time and productivity, or a little of both. Soon, another facet will emerge: investment opportunity.

May 10, 2012
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Groupon CEO: Moving fast is key to success

(AP) -- Groupon CEO Andrew Mason says the online deal company's business continues to improve, though he acknowledges in a letter to shareholders that the six months since its initial public offering have been "rocky to ...

May 07, 2012
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Report: Facebook IPO set for May 18

(AP) -- Facebook will go public on May 18, a published report says, in one of the most highly anticipated tech initial public offerings since Google went public in August 2004.

May 02, 2012
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Zynga investors worry about growth, shares slump

(AP) -- Shares of Zynga Inc. declined further on Friday, even after the online game maker reported first-quarter results that surpassed Wall Street's expectations. Nervous investors are looking for any signs of a slowdown ...

Apr 27, 2012
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Facebook beefs up patent arsenal ahead of IPO

Facebook struck a $550 million deal Monday to get its hands on hundreds of AOL patents from Microsoft as the social network hardened its defenses before it goes public on the Nasdaq. ...

Apr 24, 2012
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