Facebook: Overpriced or Worth the Hype?

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which research analyst Lyons George and industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics across the investing world.

With Facebook's hotly anticipated IPO on the horizon, Lyons and Isaac butt heads -- er, politely disagree -- over the relative merits of buying into social media. Reports on Facebook's valuation have been hovering between $85 billion and $100 billion. Does a company with $1 billion in earnings really justify such a hefty price tag?

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At the time this article was published Isaac Pino has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Lyons George has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com and Google.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendAmazon.com and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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