I'm still on vacation, but catching up on my reading, I see that Facebook is "years away" from going public,
founder Mark Zuckerberg last week. I also see Facebook
more than 700 employees next year, in 2008. So, like Google and Microsoft, it'll be forced
to IPO against its will sometime next year, if those employees all have options
(as they likely will).
POSTSCRIPT: I stand corrected: A Letter to Facebook’s Founder covers how the law was recently changed. Below, the rest of my original article.
To quote what
Barron's Online wrote about Google back when it played t [...]
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