Facebook’s $5 billion IPO: By the numbers

facebook ipo$5 billion
Initial funding sought by Facebook, in one of the largest IPOs ever filed by a technology company

$75 to $100 billion
Estimated overall value of the social network — which may command “a valuation more than five times higher than Google Inc.,” says Bloomberg Businessweek.

$3.71 billion
Facebook’s annual revenue

Percentage of annual revenue in 2011 accounted for by advertising

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