Why the Facebook IPO is Overhyped

The social media giant is finally going public, but some of the hoopla is excessive.

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Still, $10 billion is nothing to sniff at. Not only does it dwarf Google's pubilc offering; it towers over Pandora's $235 million, Groupon's $700 million, and the $1 billion raised by Zynga, the company behind Facebook apps like Farmville.

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