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Description:  Facebook Inc. (FB) plunged to a record low after its first earnings report as a public company showed a slower sales gain and narrower profit margins, failing to allay concerns over growth that have dragged down the shares.

Source: Bloomberg.com

Date: July 27, 2012

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-27/facebook-falls-after-report-fails-to-quell-concerns-over-growth.html

Questions for Discussions:

  • Why has the stock fallen in price?
  • What are the marketing, managerial, and financial concerns for the company?
  • How does the emerging “mobile” environment conflict with the current Facebook business model?
  • Do you believe Facebook will succeed in the emerging mobile environment?

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