Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Feb 2012 22:29 UTC
In the News So, this is apparently a big thing, but because of my perpetual state of total boredom with regards to social networking, I really don't have the will to turn this into a proper item. So, here you go: Facebook is doing its IPO thing. Eh. In any case, lots of new rich people. Maybe the wealth will trickle down this time.
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RE: Comment by NuxRo
by umccullough on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 01:51 UTC in reply to "Comment by NuxRo"
umccullough
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2006-01-26

I know Facebook = mass surveillance, but wtf is IPO?


You couldn't just google it, or look it up on wikipedia?

IPO = Initial Public Offering. It means the company is going public, and will have shares available to publicly trade on the stock market.

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