Stilgherrian September 17, 2013 1 Comment
Ahead of Twitter's share float analysts are valuating the social media powerhouse at more than $16 billion. Will it flop like Facebook or justify its price in a multi-screen environment?
Adam Schwab September 12, 2012
The recriminations over the Facebook float continue, with The New York Times and the owner of a basketball team weighing in on the villains and victims of the float.
Adam Schwab June 8, 2012 2 Comments
It may be a coincidence, but in recent weeks (after its float), Facebook appears to be taking a very different approach to users and clients than when it was a private company.
Stilgherrian June 6, 2012 2 Comments
Children need to learn to interact and socialise, whether online or offline.
Adam Schwab May 29, 2012 8 Comments
It’s almost impossible to open the financial pages of a newspaper and not read about someone blaming someone else for their own mistakes.
Crikey May 22, 2012
Early stats suggest the Facebook float may not have lived up to its hype, with an 11 percent shares drop in the first day of trading, reports Reuters.
Stephen Mayne May 21, 2012 6 Comments
One of the most fundamental disagreements between the Left and Right on economic matters comes down to the question of letting private enterprise build wealth and using government taxes to distribute wealth.
Alan Kohler May 21, 2012 6 Comments
There was plenty of commentary over the weekend that the Facebook IPO was a big flop because the underwriters had to support the price.
Stilgherrian May 4, 2012 2 Comments
Facebook's IPO Roadshow, 30 minutes of video Kool-Aid that you can't fast forward, contains all the usual elements of Silicon Valley hype.
Stilgherrian April 10, 2012 1 Comment
Facebook's billion-dollar purchase of Instagram may look extravagant, but it makes sense if you consider scale, strategy, timing and the not-talked-about streams of personal data.