Whom Will Facebook Acquire Next?


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology editor/analyst Brenton Flynn and technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discuss topics around the investing world.

Facebook's first weeks as a public company have been memorable for all the wrong reasons. The stock is down significantly since its IPO as the realities of slowing revenue growth have eaten away at the company's premium valuation. Facebook needs to find new avenues of growth if it wants shares to head north. The company is faced with a difficult task: It needs to drive revenue growth without alienating its users. In the following video, Brenton and Andrew discuss a couple of acquisitions Facebook could make that would assist in driving top-line growth while still protecting its all-important user experience.

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