Kara Swisher

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Viral Graphic: Visualizing the Facebook IPO

Social media dude Greg Voakes did a data visualization of what a Facebook IPO would look like, making it look cooler than it probably will be.

As I wrote last week, the social networking behemoth is planning a honking big public offering for late May, which could bring in $10 billion on a $100 billion valuation.

That is certainly a lot of dough — which Facebook will need to battle Google and others, while it also seeks world domination.

Enjoy:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald