Facebook's IPO flop: Who got rich?

For all the disappointment with Facebook's public debut, a ton of money was there to be made. Here's a look at some insiders, banks and traders who cashed in -- and how you may have gotten a cut, too.

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Jun 13, 2012 7:11AM
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I never joined facebook, for good reasons...

Saw how much time others wasted on it...

Now I see how much money was wasted on it...lol

Jun 12, 2012 10:20PM
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social networks are only a current fad. like bread, it will become stale and be tossed. i didn't get involved with facebook...neither as a member or an investor. i don't support, or care about, what some dope i knew 25 years ago, or who i met yesterday, is doing at the moment. i mean, who really cares? live YOUR life, not someone elses.
Jun 12, 2012 8:04PM
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Buy FaceBook or burn my money in the fireplace ?  At least burning it in the fireplace would keep me warm for awhile.
Jun 13, 2012 2:34AM
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When will people realize the stock market is just a form of legalized, corrupt gambling?

 

Vegas is far more trustworthy.

 

Jun 13, 2012 6:23AM
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Facebook is like the song "Dust in the Wind".  Anyone who is old enough to remember this song knows what I am talking about.
Jun 12, 2012 10:04PM
Jun 12, 2012 10:52PM
Jun 12, 2012 10:23PM
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I had not doubt  that this was going to be a fiasco except for the guys that were trying to push it, look like people are waking up. Who is going to buy stocks of a company based on smoke ? I never used facebook and will never use it, this is another trend that will pass as fast as it surged.

Why would anybody want to place all private information on public places like all these so called "Social Media" sites is beyond any logical reason.

It is like a welcome to hackers and identity thieves.

Jun 12, 2012 9:07PM
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I'm glad it flopped....too bad Zuckerberg the worm didn't lose a bunch.  Have no respect for someone who sells out peoples information to fill his pockets.  A pathetic human being if you ask me.
Jun 12, 2012 11:13PM
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Where are the Occupy protesters?  The 1% just got even richer but not one peep out of them.  Oh wait... that's right , they are too busy uploading photos and updating their Facebook status. Too funny.

  

Jun 13, 2012 2:22AM
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Seems like EVERYONE got SUCKER-BERGED!!!................again!
Jun 12, 2012 10:53PM
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Who would have bought into a scam where the owner does not even want to pay income tax and moves to another country, relinquishing his citizenship to to he good old USA. 
This is why the rich get richer get richer and we get the shaft.
Jun 12, 2012 10:18PM
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It was a pump and dump for suckers... That's right PUMP AND DUMP!!!! And now the media has taken to letting you know who made off with your cash. Rubbing your nose in it and calling you sheep/morons. Lots of you got taken in this pump and dump scheme.
Jun 12, 2012 10:33PM
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Of course the Big Z made a killing, was there ever any doubt he would pocket millions by stabbing others in the back?
Jun 13, 2012 12:13AM
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Facebook will fade out like Yahoo in the next few years.  Stay away from Facebook.  A lawyer represent investors in San Francisco CA now handle a lawsuit against Facebook because of fraud
Jun 13, 2012 7:43AM
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So basically you only made money if you were already rich. All the rest of the average investors lost money. Sounds about right.
Jun 12, 2012 10:11PM
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this company will eventually platau out and fade network socialization will also be a thing of the past I personally hate it I dont socialize on networks.
Jun 13, 2012 5:47AM
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still on big fraud scam and corruption still the are in court for it and every one know this the do like we are born yesterday !!! all BIG LIES !! FACEBOOK IS $000000000000 word

normally you go to jail for corruption and fraud ,scam

Jun 13, 2012 6:49AM
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It was a scam!!! Kind of reminds me of that movie Trading Places with Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd.  Mr. Zuckerberg is scum of the earth.
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