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  1. 'Kitchen tycoons' learn on the job

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with an extra HK$10,000. Recruitment has started, and ends on June 6. Those interested can log onto the Facebook page www.facebook.com/botmonopoly to join the event. ...

  2. Facebook IPO 'unliked'

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer NEW YORK- A lot of people seem to be unfriending Facebook lately. Many of them lost a lot of money on the company's IPO. An IPO (initial public offering) is when a company first offers shares for sale to the public. Many people eagerly anticipated Facebook's IPO, but technical problems at the stock exchange meant trading started half an hour late. ...

  3. Reasons to be wary of Facebook IPO

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Getting a piece of the Facebook initial public offering action would seem like the surest of investments. The online social network has head-and-shoulders more daily users than any other, ... biggest-ever IPO offering, set for May 18. Having so many users makes for enormous potential and each new acquisition by co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg opens possibilities. Facebook fever is so ...

  4. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On calls for school textbook publishers to consider their sense of social responsibility instead of going ahead with price hikes: Jessie Tong- Publishers are businessmen and need to make a profit. Why should they alone have social responsibility to the pu ...

  5. Travellers' tales go viral

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The use of social media as a sales and marketing tool has grown rapidly, especially among online travel agencies. Zuji Hong Kong has stepped up its Facebook campaigns, while Hotel.com has ... a series of eVoucher codes, valued at HK$100 and a daily special HK$500, on its Facebook page over seven days, offering instant discounts on any hotel booking. Earlier this year, the company ...

  6. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On illegal structures in the home of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying: Patrick Shu Wing-lee- Someone without integrity cannot have the trust of the people. There will be difficulty in governing. It will be a disaster if Hong Kong becomes even worse. ...

  7. Facebook's US$100b assets? It's us

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Yam Is Facebook taking over the world? You would think so with all the hoopla over its upcoming IPO, its estimated market value of US$100 billion- a record high for any company going public- its 850 million users, its meteoric success in less than a decade. But does Facebook offer a sustainable business based on true technological innovation, or will it turn out to be a flash ...

  8. Firms ignore ban and run Facebook ads

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to let a little obstacle like government censorship get in their way. The potential for profits by reaching out to Facebook's legions of regular users outweighs the risks and hassles ... with Facebook in 2010. Late last year, adSage started helping mainland firms open Facebook accounts, while also offering the firms guidance on managing advertising campaigns on the networking site. ...

  9. Tycoon silent on Facebook stake plan

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com As Facebook prepares for its US$5 billion initial public offering (IPO) in the US, the social-networking giant's high-profile investor in Hong Kong is keeping silent about his plans for the much-anticipated listing. Tycoon Li Ka-shing (pictured) owns less than 1 per cent of Facebook through his charitable foundation. That stake, which ...

  10. Facebook is set to face increasing challenges

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Diana Fung, University of Pennsylvania Facebook was launched in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, who was then just 20. Eight years on, his site is the world's leading social network with more than 800 million users. Facebook will soon be traded on the stock market, enabling anyone to own a portion of the company. You may rightly ask: How does Facebook generate revenues? After all, ...




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