Category Archives: Facebook

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Cashes In A Little (For Sheryl Sandberg)

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook* COO and Director, filed a Form 4 with the SEC disclosing the sale of Facebook shares worth about $4.2 million.  This is but a small portion of her holdings, which were sold under a 10b5-1 trading plan. … Continue reading

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Key Facebook Exec Leaves the Company for the VC World

The awesomely named Bubba Murarka left Facebook* to join VC firm Draper Fisher Jurveston. People come and go all the time, particularly in a large, dynamic company like Facebook.  No big deal.  Right? Maybe not.  Bubba was the head of … Continue reading

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Investment Advisor to Facebook and Zynga Execs Makes SEC Filing Disclosing Holdings

Advisor to Facebook execs’ portfolio heavy on ETFs, light on Facebook. RIA to the tech starts, Iconiq Capital, LLC filed its Form 13F for the March 31, 2013 quarter.  Iconiq’s holdings are heavy on ETFs, reporting its largest holdings as: … Continue reading

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Facebook To Make Use Of Its Risk Factor Relating To Cybersecurity Weaknesses

Cross-posted from That’s Not Market and based on a news story from last week: On Friday afternoon, Facebook announced that hackers had their way with some employee laptops. It said none of its users’ data was compromised, and that the attack … Continue reading

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New PRO Report on Facebook and What Its Annual Report Reveals About Its Mobile Strategy

New post at the PRO Reports discussing Facebook’s (FB) mobile strategy and struggles to adjust to a mobile computing world. Join our PRO section today!

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Facebook, Developers to Add More Action, Console-Style Games to Social Network

Third party developers aiming for more hardcore gamers, Facebook aiming for cut of the proceeds. Farmville to add homicidal cows? In an effort for Facebook (FB) to get the kind of gamers who stay online and look at ads a … Continue reading

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Facebook Releases Earnings, Narrative Confirms Our Previous Theory Regarding Future Business Strategy Even As Sources of Earnings Struggle

Facebook (FB), Zuckerberg recognize the source of future growth and declare ‘Mobile’ as the future of the Facebook business. A brilliant analysis once declared that: “A quick look at Facebook’s recent Form 10-Q shows that Facebook is well-aware of the … Continue reading

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Facebook and Zynga Began to Float Apart, Like Planets After the Big IPO Bang. Facebook Gambles But Giving Zynga Some Freedom But Retaining Key Potential Income Source.

Zynga and Facebook both made filings regarding their developer agreement. Neither filed the agreement, but Zynga provided a more detailed look. Facebook treated it as an afterthought. Much of the agreement shows Facebook cutting Zynga loose a bit.  For example, … Continue reading

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Facebook’s First Earnings Release

Facebook’s first earnings release sends stock price higher, so far. Facebook reported over $1.2 billion in revenue and $377 million in income, but a $60 million loss for the third quarter of 2012. The 10-Q should provide some interesting reading. … Continue reading

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