What Investors Are Missing About Facebook's IPO

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The following video is from this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Bill Mann and Jason Moser, discuss the latest business news. As shares of Facebook fell even further today, the stock is now more than 25% lower than when it went public less than two weeks ago. In this segment, the guys analyze why the IPO was, contrary to popular opinion, a big success for Facebook. With plenty of public companies in the social-media industry, the guys also discuss why companies like SINA and LinkedIn may represent better opportunities for investors.

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At the time this article was published Chris Hillowns no shares of any of the companies mentioned.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of SINA and LinkedIn. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days.

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