5 Companies Getting Burned By Facebook

Rick Aristotle Munarriz
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Facebook (FB) is burning more than just IPO investors these days.

Forget the leading social networking website operator's ability to stay above last week's initial $38 price tag. Some market watchers may view that as a failure, but it's Facebook's success as a platform that's giving other publicly traded companies fits.

Let's go over some of the surprising -- and not so surprising -- losers that are seeing their models take a hit at Facebook's expense.

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