Facebook’s IPO: The story so far

Here's a comprehensive look at the news, photos, and hilarious tweets that accompanied Facebook's historic day. 


Kris Holt

Internet Culture

Posted on May 18, 2012   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 4:56 pm CDT

It might have taken a while after the opening bell was struck by Mark Zuckerberg, but shares in Facebook eventually started trading Friday morning.

As the stock price wavered around the $38-42 range, events played out on the Web in real time.

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*First Published: May 18, 2012, 1:36 pm CDT