Friday, May 18, 2012
Samsung Galaxy S III goes on sale in 11 days, but preorders reportedly already top 9 million. By comparison, the much-lauded iPhone 4S sold 4 million units, including preorders, during its first three days of availability. At this pace, Galaxy S III is poised to be the biggest smartphone launch to date.
"The IPO sold at $38 per share, generating $6.8 billion for Facebook
and $9.2 billion, collectively, for existing stockholders."
Facebook Is Going To Be Even More Annoying Now That It’s Public Facebook made a mere $1.21 per user last quarter. Sure. It has a ton of users, but that's a low number, not the kind of thing it's making up on volume. By comparison, Google earned $7.14. Both Google and Facebook are in the business of selling you to advertisers. And Facebook is going to need to get way better at it.