Tag: facebook ipo

by Mark Glaser

Craig Newmark Welcome to the 50th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. The joy of the Facebook IPO was quickly replaced with disdain as the stock nosedived and lawsuits ensued. We run down the headlines, including the New Orleans Times-Picayune and Oregon Daily Emerald killing daily print editions [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Mark Glaser 1. Facebook, banks sued over pre-IPO analyst calls (Reuters) 2. Can Motorola’s cloud-based DVR kick start TV everywhere? (PaidContent) 3. Why newspapers need to lose the ‘view from nowhere’ (GigaOm) 4. Voice of San Diego adds monthly print magazine (FishbowlLA) 5. In wake of layoffs, a 4-step plan for patch success (Street [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Thanks to IPO, Zuckerberg is now wealthier than Google founders (Bloomberg) 2. Why Warren Buffett is snapping up newspapers (PaidContent) 3. How Facebook should spend its IPO money (Mashable) 4. Twitter implements do not track privacy option (NYT) 5. 52% [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 49th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Dorian Benkoil as co-hosts. Today is the day for the Facebook IPO, so we’ve got it covered like a wet blanket. Special guests Debra Aho Williamson of eMarketer and Troy Young of SAY Media talk over the ins and outs of Facebook [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Now we have a date (May 18) and a price range ($28 to $35 per share) for what could be the biggest initial public offering in the history of tech stocks: Facebook. The company has grown by leaps and bounds since it was born in Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm at Harvard in 2004, and now could [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Want to buy Facebook shares now? You may be too late (Reuters) 2. 15 key stats on Facebook’s analytics (Experian) 3. Pinterest snags big-time investor in Japan (AllThingsD) 4. Pinterest tries email to keep users engaged (PaidContent) 5. Turner Broadcasting [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Former head of Murdoch U.K. newspaper empire faces charges in hacking scandal (NYT) 2. Facebook bumps up its share price (Washington Post) 3. Should This American Life fact-check David Sedaris stories? (Poynter) 4. With a new CEO in place, can [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Following resume snafu, Yahoo CEO to step down (AllThingsD) 2. Google’s head of news compares newspapers to Yahoo (GigaOm) 3. A collection of how-to links for Pinterest users  (The Buttry Diary) 4. How Facebook can keep growing: Be the best [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Twitter takes a stand against warrant-less request for protester’s data (Forbes) 2. People turn to mobile for “just-in-time” information, Pew finds (Pew) 3. Al Jazeera English to close bureau in China after government refuses to renew press credential (TVNewser) 4. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook IPO to start trading May 18 (AllFacebook) 2. LinkedIn to buy SlideShare for $119 million in cash and stock (The Next Web) 3. Facebook will add photo filters for all phones (The Next Web) 4. How to make reading [...] more »