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Facebook’s IPO woes

The social network, or should we call it “FB” as NASDAQ does, went public on May 18 and raised more than $100 billion for one of the largest tech IPOs of all time. If CEO Mark Zuckerberg had only known, he might have savored his NASDAQ bell-ringing a little bit more that day, as the IPO has been a big disappointment, from a significant stock exchange glitch in the opening hours of the IPO, to the Facebook site failing the day after the IPO to the company losing $50 billion in value in just the first three months after going public.

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