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Facebook to hook up revenue with IPO cash | Social Insight

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After Linked in’s sterling quarter produced $167 mln in revenue, speculation is rife on Facebook buying existing revenue as soon as the IPO is over. According to Tullett Prebon analyst Sachin Shah on Reuter Insider, this means Facebook could bid $5-7 bln for Yahoo America with Ads and catch a 100 yards hail mary collection of Blackberry patents that come with revenue in a “bento box”

However Facebook may not push out of its comfort zone and is unlikely to dilute the exclusive equity it has in its 845 mln user strong social platform though it does log you in whenever you connecto to Facebook from a global news/entertainment site or like a story elsewhere)

 

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