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Facebook IPO Orders To Close Two Days Ahead Of Schedule
2012-05-15 07:10:50

Facebook will stop taking orders for its initial public offering (IPO) on May 16, two days ahead of schedule, but also has reportedly increased the IPO´s price range, which could give the social network a valuation of over $100 billion. Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg, who just turned 28, raised the price target from $28-$35 per share to $34-$38 per share in response to strong demand, according to a source familiar with the matter. The increased price range would give the...

2012-05-05 23:00:07

People expect to connect to other people on a social network. They don't expect to be able to support their favorite charitable causes and earn real money while doing it. FanBox created a social network that does that in a one-of-a-kind platform. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 Charity work has always been important to FanBox CEO Mike Pousti, whether it is volunteering time to serve food at a homeless shelter or devoting time to raise money for various charities, he is very concerned...

Facebook IPO Could Be Worth Record $96 Billion
2012-05-04 10:29:04

Facebook, on the verge of going public, has set its share prices at $28 to $35, a share price that would set the social network´s valuation at close to $87 billion, although many market watchers believe that price will likely rise before the company does go public later this month, according to a regulatory filing released yesterday (May 3). Facebook will begin meeting with investors next week and is scheduled to officially price the offering on May 17, according to Bloomberg Business...

2012-05-03 06:29:42

WESTON, Fla., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DateMyFamily.com is the first online dating platform to encourage active family involvement in the dating process. Our business model recognizes that while online dating has skyrocketed since 1995, referrals from friends and family are still the most common way to meet a romantic partner. DateMyFamily.com combines the powerful tools of Internet dating with the age-old success of family and friend involvement in matchmaking. (Logo:...

Facebook Dropping The Ball With Its Advertisers
2012-05-03 04:00:23

Various media reports are pointing out that Facebook's advertising business is a tangled mess, which could be a warning to those wanting to invest once the company goes public. The social network is expected to gain a valuation of $100 billion after it makes its initial public offering (IPO) on May 18.  However, reports by the Wall Street Journal and CNET are raising the question of how Facebook plans to make itself worth that much as its advertising business starts to slowly slide,...

Graduation Year Drives Facebook Connections For College Grads
2012-04-30 10:41:37

Are you connected to college friends on Facebook? Research from North Carolina State University shows that these social networks tend to form around graduation year or university housing — rather than other interests. Researchers examined the first 100 colleges and universities to have students, faculty or staff join Facebook when the site exclusively contained .edu email addresses. As students, faculty and staff joined Facebook, social networks were formed. Each university, in...

2012-04-30 02:29:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FriendFinder Networks Inc. announces the re-launch of its Christian dating website BigChurch.com. With over 2.5 million registrants since the site's inception, BigChurch.com is a leading faith-based community for Christian singles seeking lasting, serious relationships. The new technology platform and redesign comes in response to member feedback and their desire to secure spiritually grounded relationships. The fresh, more streamlined site...

2012-04-20 10:21:49

LAS VEGAS, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Social Network Show(TM) is now offering PR Newswire's ultimate social networking and social media tool, iReach, to over 500 social networks. PR Newswire's iReach allows social networks, businesses, and individuals to access a do-it-yourself, easy-to-use online press release. By using iReach, you can distribute content and extend your reach to the widest and the most influential audience possible. The iReach press release is a cost effective...

2012-04-17 02:26:49

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alt12 Apps, one of the leading publishers of social health apps, announced today the launch of Kidfolio, a social network and digital scrapbook for parents. In addition to Kidfolio, Alt12 Apps closed its seed round of funding of $1.26M. The round was led by Aydin Senkut's Felicis Ventures, with participation from InterWest Partners and other individual angels, including HealthTap founder Ron Gutman. This funding will help Alt12 Apps make Kidfolio...

Instagram Jumps To 10 Million More Users In 10 Days
2012-04-13 13:09:07

Earlier this week, Instagram was able to take pride in a $1 billion purchase from Facebook. Later it found solitude in its top spot in the App Store, and now the company boasts it has grown 30 percent in the past 10 days. Since the launch of its Android app, Instagram's user base grew from 30 to 40 million, over a million new users a day, reports Matt Burns for Tech Crunch. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on a blog post on Monday that the social network would be spending $1...