Discussing the Facebook Tragedy


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Chief Technology Officer Jeremy Phillips and senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discuss topics around the investing world.

On Friday, Eric penned an article on Facebook's IPO and the so-called selective disclosures that surrounded it. The article was one of the most read of all time on Fool.com, with one of the best gauges of that metric being, ironically, the number of likes it yielded from Facebook users. In this video, Jeremy and Eric discuss some of the themes brought up by readers on Fool.com and what the Facebook saga says about the future of retail investors and their trust of the stock market.

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