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Facebook filed for IPO

Social network Facebook Wednesday, February 1, has applied for an initial public offering (IPO), reports Agence France-Presse. According to the Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, it is expected that the IPO will take place this spring.

During the initial public offering, according to the documents sent to the Commission on Securities and Exchange Commission (US Securities and Exchange Commission), the company intends to raise $ 5 billion. If Facebook is able to achieve this goal, it will be the largest IPO in the history of Internet companies.

Акции Facebook подорожали на 13 процентов в первые минуты торгов

Акции Facebook подорожали на 13 процентов в первые минуты торговАкции социальной сети Facebook в ходе первых минут торгов на бирже Nasdaq выросли на 13 процентов до 43 долларов за штуку, после чего сразу же упали до 41 доллара за штуку (+8 процентов от цены размещения в 38 долларов). Трансляцию с Nasdaq ведет телеканал Bloomberg TV.

Изначально предполагалось, что акции социальной сети начнут продаваться в 19:00 по московскому времени, однако на Nasdaq начало торгов задержали почти на полчаса из-за технических сложностей. Bloomberg TV объясняло это слишком большим спросом на ценные бумаги социальной сети.

Facebook announced a billion monthly users

Facebook announced a billion monthly usersMonthly, Facebook surpassed the mark of 1 billion people, said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. According to him, a billion people since the creation of Facebook put 1130000000000 "likes", 219 billion photos uploaded and more than 17 billion times marked its location.

According to Zuckerberg, a billion users for Facebook – this is not the limit in the future through the development of a number of countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the social network is going to continue to grow the base.

According to published reports, a billion Internet users around 600 million people are working with her on mobile phones. That's almost 50 million more than in June of this year when Facebook published the previous statistics.

"Yandex" has become a shareholder in Facebook

"Yandex" has become a shareholder in Facebook"Yandex" has made a bargain purchase and sale of shares in the developer of technology for face recognition Face.com. "Yandex" has sold its stake in three times more expensive than bought, and became a minority shareholder in Facebook.

The company Yandex, which owns the Internet portal "Yandex", revealed the details perfect in the last year of the sale of the shares of the Israeli developer Face.com. Last summer Face.com was acquired by the social network Facebook, but the deal has not yet been disclosed.

In "Yandex" has been 18% stake in Face.com. For their share of the Russians got 7,000,000 in cash and 140 million shares of Facebook (0,005% of the total number of shares of social networks). The cost of this package of Facebook shares to date amounts to million