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Facebook Is Worth $65 Billion, Says Facebook Seller Interpublic

Ad giant Interpublic, which bought a tiny stake in Facebook way back in 2006, has sold half of its investment. Depending on which report you believe, Interpublic ended up selling 0.2 percent to 0.25 percent of the social network’s shares, for a total of $133 million, “in a privately negotiated transaction.” That places Mark Zuckerberg’s baby at about $65 billion, give or take a few billion.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus