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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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