INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook IPO Vs. Other Tech IPOs

Social media agency Banyan Branch compared the upcoming Facebook initial public offering with recent similar tech IPOs by Google, Zynga, Yelp, Groupon, and LinkedIn.

Banyan Branch compared the respective companies’ IPO opening values, total 2011 revenues, performances after their IPOs opened (obviously excluding Facebook), monthly active users, online IPO buzz, and the salaries of their chief executive officers.

Monthly active users were expressed in a creative way, comparing the totals with the populations of geographic regions. The companies finished as follows:

  1. Google, 1 billion, as big as Africa
  2. Facebook, 800 million (actually, more than 900 million), bigger than Europe
  3. Zynga, 240 million, bigger than Brazil
  4. LinkedIn, 112 million, as big as Mexico
  5. Yelp, 71 million, bigger than France
  6. Groupon, 33 million, as big as the Australian continent

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Instagram Marketing

Instagram MarketingStarting October 27, learn how to gain likes and followers on one of the most popular social media platforms! In this course, you'll learn how to develop an Instagram strategy that will make your profile stand out and gain new followers, tell your brand's story through photos, and use your profile to drive your sales and business objectives. Register now!