Facebook swimming in dollars

Jan 7, 2011
Offered here more as a sign of the huge and growing power of one social networking platform and not so much as a business story, this Facebook...
Posted In: business, Facebook, scrubbohead.com, social media

LinkedIn preparing to go public

Jan 6, 2011
LinkedIn Corp., a social networking company for professionals, plans to go public....
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, linkedin, SEC

Google tops most active acquirer list in 2010

Jan 5, 2011
Even after making a $6 billion bid, Google Inc. couldn't hook daily discounter Groupon Inc. into joining its empire last year. But the Intern...
Posted In: acquisition, Facebook, Google, groupon, merger, venture capital

Facebook: Who owns a stake in the social media giant?

Jan 3, 2011
Social media behemoth Facebook reportedly landed a $450 million Goldman Sachs investment today, signaling the company has grown up enough to win ...
Posted In: Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Internet, investors

MIDDAY UPDATE: Goldman Sachs and Facebook

Jan 3, 2011
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has "friended" Facebook. The mega-bank is pouring half-a-billion dollars into Facebook, boosting the social network's...
Posted In: Facebook, Goldman Sachs, iPad, labor, mid-day update, private sector jobs, Unemployment

Facebook snags $500 million investment from Goldman Sachs and Russian investors

Jan 3, 2011
Facebook, the popular social networking site, is gaining some serious "street" cred -- as in Wall Street....
Posted In: Facebook, Goldman Sachs

Zuckerberg goes to China

Dec 20, 2010
Facebook is blocked in China but Zuckerberg was there to meet with the top brass at Baidu, the search engine of choice/availability for Chinese...
Posted In: baidu, China, Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world, zuckerberg

Facebook as retailer

Dec 20, 2010
Business Week says Facebook is about to make a major push into retail, partnering up with small companies and big companies to sell stuff on the...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, social media

Facebook goes down

Dec 17, 2010
Big Face (new nickname, like it?) was down for about half an hour yesterday, shutting out all users and silencing 30 minutes of valuable poking...
Posted In: Facebook, social media


Dec 16, 2010
In a move that should frighten nobody in the world because it's completely harmless and you should all just calm down, Facebook will start rolling...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture