More companies are putting more importance on having a Facebook presence, but which industries have seen the most growth in terms of pages and fans? Analytics company Socialbakers crunched the numbers from July through September (the third quarter of the year), finding that health and travel were the kinds of Facebook pages being set up the most. Pages regarding health and alcohol saw the greatest gains in terms of fans.
Today is the most anticipated day for Facebook since the company went public May 18. The social network will release its second-quarter financial report at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT, giving the world a first glimpse into Facebook’s books. Several outlets have been speculating about just what is in this report.
Social statistics tracker ComScore recently released the latest Power of Like report, this one examining how Europeans use Facebook and other social media sites. The paper notes that in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, 32 percent of users’ Facebook time is spent on the news feed page.
It’s no secret that Facebook is trying to become a destination site, where you do pretty much everything possible online through the social network. According to CNN/Fortune, you might soon be able to do your banking on Facebook, too.
Trading stocks on Facebook will be possible starting this June through the company Loyal3, for a flat monthly rate of $10, $25 or $50.
The long-awaited Facebook initial public offering could go live as early as May 16, according to reports.
SharesPost says the current auction of Facebook shares is the last one that will take place on a private marketplace.
Facebook has submitted a third amendment to the initial public offer documentation originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on February 1.
Facebook filed a second amendment to its initial public offer registration with the Securities Exchange Commission. Here are the highlights.
It;s hypocritical that a company purporting to empower the individual doesn’t even empower future shareholders, who will largely have no voting power to influence the doings of the company, argues Fortune’s Senior Editor-At-Large Allan Sloan.