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Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin ‘Spits in the Eye of the American People’

Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin ‘Spits in the Eye of the American People’

Jim Spellman/WireImage(WASHINGTON) — Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bob Casey on Thursday delivered a scathing status update for “eye-spitting” Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin: Stop attempting to dodge your taxes by renouncing your U.S. citiz…

Senators to Unveil ‘Ex-Patriot Act’ in Response to Tax ‘Scheme’

Senators to Unveil ‘Ex-Patriot Act’ in Response to Tax ‘Scheme’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has a status update for Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin: Stop attempting to dodge your taxes by renouncing your U.S. citizenship or never come to back to the U.S. again.In Septembe…

Facebook’s IPO: What It Means For You

Facebook’s IPO: What It Means For You

LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — At the same time the price and public clamor for Facebook’s blockbuster IPO is rising, experts’ expectations for the company’s performance are in decline.The company on Tuesday raised the asking price of its o…

Facebook Employees Will Be Ringing in IPO with ‘Hackathon’

Facebook Employees Will Be Ringing in IPO with ‘Hackathon’

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — It’s going to be a sleepover at Facebook the night before the big IPO.Employees from the social networking site will be holding what the company calls a “hackathon” Thursday night.&nbs…

GM Pulls Ads Off Facebook

GM Pulls Ads Off Facebook

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Just about everyone is excited about Facebook’s initial public offering scheduled for Friday that could value the social networking site at a whopping $105 billion.Somehow, that doesn’t impress the folks at Gener…

Facebook IPO: What’s the Big Deal and Who’s Buying?

Facebook IPO: What’s the Big Deal and Who’s Buying?

LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With Facebook set to go public Friday, some may be wondering what all the buzz is all about. 
Andrew Serwer, managing editor of Fortune magazine, says the social network is more than just a fad. It’s like…

Facebook Feeding Frenzy Boosts IPO Range

Facebook Feeding Frenzy Boosts IPO Range

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A feeding frenzy for Facebook stock is pushing the price higher for the year’s hottest initial public offering. The social networking site that was started in Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dor…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Top List of Youngest CEOs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Top List of Youngest CEOs

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, turned 28 on Monday, just four days before his company is expected to have the biggest IPO ever.Zuckerberg holds many other records for his age.  Forbes lists him as the s…

Facebook Co-Founder Denounces US Citizenship

Facebook Co-Founder Denounces US Citizenship

Jim Spellman/WireImage(WASHINGTON) — Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin stands to make billions when Facebook goes public next week. And now, ahead of that IPO, the 30-year-old has renounced his American citizenship, apparently to trim his tax liabil…

Facebook to Release App Center, Offer Paid Apps

Facebook to Release App Center, Offer Paid Apps

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — Facebook’s not slowing down this month.  In addition to the announcement of its organ donation program and its IPO, the social networking giant has just announced that it will be …

Nearly 13 Million Facebook Users Don’t Use Privacy Controls

Nearly 13 Million Facebook Users Don’t Use Privacy Controls

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A new survey finds millions of Facebook users are potentially exposing valuable personal information beyond their “friends” by not using the site’s privacy controls. The Consumer Reports State…

Facebook IPO May Value Company at $85 to $95 Billion

Facebook IPO May Value Company at $85 to $95 Billion

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facebook announced that it is raising as much as $11.8 billion in stock, which would make this the biggest Internet IPO since Google’s in 2004, with an offering price between $28 and $35 a share. The …

Best Buy Employee Wrongly ‘Outed’ Denver Man on Facebook

Best Buy Employee Wrongly ‘Outed’ Denver Man on Facebook

ABC News(DENVER) — A heterosexual man in Denver claims that a Best Buy employee wrongly “outed” him on Facebook after he left his phone for repair.Rich Dewberry said he brought in his mobile device to get fixed and was given a new phone. S…

States See Instant Spike in Organ Donors Following Facebook Push

States See Instant Spike in Organ Donors Following Facebook Push

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Organ donation registries in 10 states reported many new volunteer donors Tuesday—the first day of a new initiative that allowed Facebook users to sign up to become organ donors—as they typically see in o…

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: ‘Our Dream Is to Save Lives’

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: ‘Our Dream Is to Save Lives’

Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facebook’s new life-saving tool that helps people become organ donors evolved in part out of a note the company’s COO Sheryl Sandberg read on her college reunion newsletter.Sandberg, a…

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ACWORTH, Ga.) — A Georgia teenager is suing two of her classmates for creating a cruel Facebook page in her name after school officials and authorities said the matter was out of their control.Alex Boston, 14, of Acworth, …

ABC News Exclusive: Facebook to Help Find Organ Donors

ABC News Exclusive: Facebook to Help Find Organ Donors

Rick Rowell/ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — Conversations over the dinner table with his med-student girlfriend helped Mark Zuckerberg formulate his latest big idea — harnessing the power of Facebook to help eliminate the critical shortage of organs for…

Zuckerberg Explains Life-Saving Facebook Tool, Stays Mum on IPO

Zuckerberg Explains Life-Saving Facebook Tool, Stays Mum on IPO

Rick Rowell/ABC News(NEW YORK) — Conversations over the dinner table with his med-student girlfriend helped Mark Zuckerberg formulate his latest big idea — harnessing the power of Facebook to help eliminate the critical shortage of organs for pa…

New Facebook Tool Helps Organ Donors ‘Share Life’

New Facebook Tool Helps Organ Donors ‘Share Life’

Rick Rowell/ABC NewsBy MARK ZUCKERBERG and SHERYL SANDBERGFacebook is about connecting and sharing — connecting with your friends, family and communities, and sharing information with them about your life, work, school and interests. On any given day …

Attorneys Will Continue to Fight Dismissal of Marine Critical of Obama

Attorneys Will Continue to Fight Dismissal of Marine Critical of Obama

(SAN DIEGO) — Civilian lawyers for the Marine sergeant discharged Wednesday for posting critical comments about President Obama on Facebook say they will continue to fight his dismissal in civilian courts.On Wednesday, Sergeant Gary Stein was given an…

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