How Do Social Media Companies Make Money?

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[This story was updated Feb. 20, 2015.]

Social media stocks are off to a good start in 2015, with Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) still leading the group.

Facebook's stock is up 14% over the past year to around $80 a share, and FB now has nearly the same market cap as Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT). Facebook has 1.31 billion active users. And it released a "revolutionary" marketing platform that will challenge the likes of Google Inc. (Nasdaq:

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  1. H. Craig Bradley | July 15, 2014

    THE DOUBTERS

    I have not seen Keith Fitz-Gerald giving Social Media or Facebook any raves, as yet. He does not think they are worth the price and still doubts their business model. Everything looks good in a Bull Market. When stocks decline, investors become more conservative and critical. Keith is still conservative about their business model and skeptical they will last long term as viable businesses.

  2. tekchand | October 22, 2014

    I have not seen Keith Fitz-Gerald giving Social Media or Facebook any raves, as yet. He does not think they are worth the price and still doubts their business model. Everything looks good in a Bull Market. When stocks decline, investors become more conservative and critical. Keith is still conservative about their business model and skeptical they will last long term as viable businesse

  3. RAFAT FAHEEM | January 22, 2015

    i want to right information about it

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