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Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

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Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

Coder Heeds Call, Pumps Out Site Predicting Facebook’s Closing Price

When prominent investor Chris Sacca asked on Twitter for someone to “please make http://facebookipodayclosingprice.com,” James Proud answered the call. The 20-year-old registered the domain name and immediately began coding a site that aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on...

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

Instagram Deal Rises by 17% With Facebook’s IPO Pricing

As if the $1 billion Instagram received for selling its photo-sharing app to Facebook wasn’t enough, the deal’s value has increased by 17 percent in the six weeks since it was announced. On April 9, Facebook agreed to pay $300...

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