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The most anticipated stock market debut of 2012 is expected to value Facebook at as much as $US100 billion, which would top just about any of Silicon Valley's most celebrated coming-out parties, from Netscape to Google. Read more: www.smh.com.au...
"There's been discussions of sort of bucket list ideas that people are putting together of things they always wanted to do and now we'll be able to do it," said one former employee who had joined Facebook in 2005, shortly after it was founded. He is looking into booking a trip to space that would cost $US200,000 Read more: www.smh.com.au...
That's chump change when he expects his shares in Facebook to be worth some $US50 million. Read more: www.smh.com.au...
Others are thinking less science fiction and more "Indiana Jones". A group of current and former Facebook workers has begun laying the groundwork for an expedition to Mexico that sounds more suited to characters from the Steven Spielberg film Raiders of the Lost Ark than to the computer geeks famously portrayed in the movie about Facebook, The Social Network. Read more: www.smh.com.au...
Initially, the group wanted to organise its own jungle expedition to excavate a relatively untouched site of Mayan ruins, according to people familiar with the matter who also did not want to court notoriety by being identified in this story. After some debate earlier this year, they are now looking at partnering with an existing archeological program. Read more: www.smh.com.au...
Originally posted by cconn487
Ah yes bucket lists. Houses, cars, women, good times. Or you could pool the money together and get some real damn honest to god research on renewable energy and be forever known as the saviors of mankind?
Originally posted by stonebutterfly
Do I still have time to get hired....
Originally posted by Lithops
edit on 11-12-2011 by Lithops because: misread the whole thing
Originally posted by biggmoneyme
if i made 60k a week i'd give most of it away to random people.
Originally posted by kbriggss
What difference is this than any other person that is rich and wants to buy information?
I use Facebook, but I only make money through the free advertising it allows me.
I feel some are saying becoming rich makes you evil. Others are looking to Facebook employees to deliver salvation.