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Description: It’s the dog days of summer, and Facebook’s (FB) stock price is locked in the kennel. Investors are obsessing over everything that’s wrong with the social network. Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t figured out how to make money on smartphones. Several million of its nearly 1 billion active accounts are duplicates, according to the company, and another few million may actually represent businesses or automated software bots—or even pets. Employees will soon be free to sell their shares en masse. Top executives are leaving. And on and on.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: Aug 09, 2012

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-08-09/the-markets-facebook-freakout#r=nav

Questions for Discussions:

  • Why has Facebook fallen so dramatically in value, according to the report?
  • Do you believe it is justified?
  • What would trigger investor interest?
  • How risky is a purchase of Facebook today?

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