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Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa?

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Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at Stanford University, published a diatribe on LinkedIn a few months ago titled, “Facebook Is Doomed.” Contributing to the debate on the medium- and long-term sustainability of one of the biggest social networks is undoubtedly a healthy endeavor. However, this excessive public statement distinguishes itself with rather frivolous arguments on Wadhwa’s part.

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Facebook Stock Moves: Donation, Sales, Revision

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The Securities and Exchange Commission was on the receiving end of a flurry of Facebook filings Friday, as Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer donated shares to a charitable entity; Vice President of Business and Marketing Partnerships David Fischer and Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman sold off more shares; and Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal amended an earlier Form 4 filing.

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Season Of Giving: Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Behind 2013’s Largest U.S. Philanthropic Donation

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Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were responsible for the largest individual philanthropic donation in the U.S. in 2013 with their gift of 18 million class-A shares of Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which was valued at more than $992.2 million, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, as reported by The Tech Chronicles.

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