Posts Tagged "Facebook"

How Social Media can Kill a Business

I have written several articles on how social media can’t kill a business like United Airlines. There have been other instances where social media had no impact on stock prices of big companies. That is not necessarily the case of a small business. Especially a small business in a small community. This weekend, there was an incident at a spa in Kalamazoo called M Spa where a young mother with her 2.5 year old son went to get his haircut....

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Twitter – Is it really that cool anymore?

Twitter – Is it really that cool anymore?

Twitter has done some pretty incredible things over the past few years. It has participated in many incredible social movements including the Iranian Green Revolution and the Arab Spring. It has redefined how news get disseminated to people. Twitter users knew about the US Airways plane in the Hudson River than some news organizations. A Pakistani on Twitter was tweeting during the raid on Osama bin Laden’s camp. I will not take any of this...

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Is Facebook engaged in Click Fraud?

Forbes has written an interesting report on the possibility that Facebook is engaged in some major click fraud. Eric Jackson is referencing other articles he found regarding what is basically click fraud. Companies are being charged for clicks that are not real visitors, but instead bots. In the articles, the response from Facebook is comical. Why am I giving a Facebook such a hard time? Well, their stock was manipulated by the bankers selling...

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Facebook stock manipulation watch – all the news here.

Facebook stock manipulation watch – all the news here.

Image via CrunchBase Last week, one of my Wallstreet buddies alerted me to the possibility of the Facebook IPO as being illegal stock manipulation. As the week has gone on, more and more reports have raised questions. If you are following this story like me, it is all over the place. Forbes Forbes has put together a good article for the laymen to understand the art of valuation. Like most things in life, it involves “math.” There is...

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Facebook stock manipulation – Day Three

Facebook stock manipulation – Day Three

There is not much that can be added to this story from a lowly blogger like myself. But I can give you some sources that provide more details into what has transpired over the past 3 days. FACEBOOK Stock has been trading at $32.00-32.78 all day. It is up from its close of $30.00 yesterday. If you did not see it Monday, there is a great info graphic that allows you to track the stock price. Remember Jim Cramer from CNBC? I hope The Daily Show...

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