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Is Your Facebook Profile Worth $100?

News 2012/04/30 13:00:00
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Don't worry, Facebook isn't planning to charge you for your profile. But according to Slate, you're already worth about $100 to them. How do they figure? Simple. With Facebook shares expected to be around $30 to $40 when its stock goes on the market, the entire company is estimated to be worth somewhere around $100 billion. Facebook also announced recently that it's close to securing 1 billion active users. That means users are worth an average of $100, according to Slate.

However, in reality, the company makes a fraction of that amount in revenue off of individual users. TechCrunch estimates $4.84 per user per year. The real value is in Facebook's growth, which has kept it a central figure -- the central figure -- in the social media game for years. It's that endless looming potential. Although, if it keeps growing, they're going to have to look beyond Earth for new users. Do you think your Facebook profile is worth $100?


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  • Selina 2012/06/19 17:02:49
    No, less
    Selina
    not at all
  • beach bum 2012/06/19 02:45:41
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    beach bum
    no
  • lani 2012/05/19 17:40:47
    Yes
    lani
    if not more =D
  • C. C. Rider 2012/05/15 01:26:56
    Yes
    C. C. Rider
    LOL Facebook is a mess.
  • Mild Bill 2012/05/08 23:22:34
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    Mild Bill
    1,000,000,000,000- ( gotta pay off the debt somehow!
  • afro.ninja.rockstar 2012/05/07 14:31:42
    Yes
    afro.ninja.rockstar
    uhm, duhh. I'm me.

    of course it'll be expensive.
  • Dave 007 2012/05/05 13:34:53
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    Dave 007
    Mine's worth nothing, I don't have a facebook account.
  • Crime Time 2012/05/05 07:21:37
  • Marcus Clark 2012/05/04 03:43:11
    Yes
    Marcus Clark
    You can send payment to _______ and yes I accept PayPal. Special price right now, you can subscribe for $100 for one full year. Hurry while this special lasts!
  • Jack Deltr 2012/05/04 00:20:45
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    Jack Deltr
    Well they may think it worth that but any info they sell on me is well useless as Ive never put any real info into a PC online so bad luck you any ideas the number of jacks live in this shire hehe
  • f0rmat 2012/05/03 20:53:57
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    f0rmat
    I never post on Facebook so in reality I'm stealing from them XD I only go on there to check what others are saying.
  • Cheyenne 2012/05/03 04:04:50
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    Cheyenne
    +2
    It's basically giving out YOUR personal information, for me that's worth more that a lousy $100 I couldn't travel anywhere with that much money.
  • gidianedwards97 2012/05/03 01:09:20
    Yes
    gidianedwards97
    so real
  • shadow76 2012/05/02 23:29:18
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    shadow76
    Nothing
  • Chris 2012/05/02 21:30:05
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    Chris
    +2
    I was hoping for at least $10,000 and free Subway sandwiches for a year.
  • Hector Cabrera 2012/05/02 19:42:05
    Yes
    Hector Cabrera
    personally, the ability to see what your friends are currently up to in a stylish and innovative way is definitely worth 100 bucks.
  • kyboy 2012/05/02 15:40:41
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    kyboy
    You have your equation wrong. It is not worth money to me, it is worth money to facebook, which is why Zuck needs to share the wealth of the IPO with users who are the value of facebook. I am thinking 50/50 of his share. It is time to do a series of Boycotts so he will understand he is nothing without us!
  • Angie ♥... kyboy 2012/05/04 10:26:00
    Angie ♥♡Obama♡♥
    ppl can't stay away from it. and unless u got a half billion protesters, he wont even notice
  • Torchmanner ~PWCM~JLA 2012/05/02 12:49:20
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    Torchmanner ~PWCM~JLA
    They couldn't afford to pay me enough to put my picture on FB.
  • Super ludum 2012/05/02 12:43:52
  • panjok2 2012/05/02 12:24:30
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    panjok2
    +1
    I personally think facebook will fade out! I don't think it will become obsolete but I do think people are tiring of it as most of my friends are using it as much as they used to! As for me I use several platforms to keep myself interested as I get bored really easily! I think we are all on here because we find this more rewarding than facebook and that s why I think Sodahead is far better than facebook! I like it because all the smart people come on here...well at least the ones answering the questions I answer! lol
  • Rebel geek. 2012/05/02 10:18:36
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    Rebel geek.
    no i don't have one. . . . . .
    and this qustion is stubid
  • FJ 2012/05/02 10:05:05
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    FJ
    +1
    If we were to consider the quantity of copyrighted media uploaded on my wall, I would say it's worth at least a few million dollars XD
  • Xerxes 2012/05/02 10:04:40
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    Xerxes
  • 2sly 2012/05/02 09:22:01
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    2sly
    +1
    A million will do.
    But I don't do the facebook thing.
  • overseanancy 2012/05/02 09:03:19
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    overseanancy
    +1
    Let me get this straight. You are telling me that personal information can only be worth 100 bucks? I really don't think so. What if you did something stupid and put VERY PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT IS WORTH A BLACKMAIL on something like Facebook? How much money would you charge to have the information kept quiet????

    Think about it.
  • Helmholtz 2012/05/02 07:59:21
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    Helmholtz
    What's facebook?
  • neon messiah 2012/05/02 07:42:29
    Yes
    neon messiah
    +2
    Kudos to Zuckerburg. Making money from throwing sheep, poking and people saying they are eating a pastrami sandwich. The guy is a genius.
  • diane RN neon me... 2012/05/02 12:20:25
    diane RN
    Lol
  • Pinball Wizard 2012/05/02 07:36:44
    Yes
    Pinball Wizard
    +1
    Yes, pay me.
  • nate 2012/05/02 04:38:12
    Yes
    nate
    +1
    so when do you expect the check to arrive? jk but it'd be awesome though if we got paid!
  • ktyxes 2012/05/02 04:33:54
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    ktyxes
    +2
    i'd give facebook up in a minute. i'm just there to monitor my teenagers. if they start charging teenagers would be off facebook and so would i
  • panjok2 ktyxes 2012/05/02 12:11:10
    panjok2
    Who are you kidding? We parents would just end up paying for their facebook... in one way or another! haha If you really want kids off of facebook... then take away their phones...which I am almost betting you pay for? If not then I bet that there are more parents who pay for their kids phones then who don't!
  • ktyxes panjok2 2012/05/09 02:14:00
    ktyxes
    u got me so wrong. i didnt say i wanted them off fb, thats neither her nor there. i said i was there to monitor them.
  • panjok2 ktyxes 2012/05/12 15:50:17
    panjok2
    sorry I wasn't really saying that towards you but more as a broader statement. Monitoring your kids and their activities? Boy that's almost unheard of today! good mother! Maybe less kids would be shooting people if we had more mothers and fathers like you!
  • ktyxes panjok2 2012/05/16 02:22:25
    ktyxes
    thanks man, i needed to hear that.
  • panjok2 ktyxes 2012/05/18 15:29:46
    panjok2
    Your welcome! Good parents are hard to come by these days so they need to hear how good they are and often! So keep up the good work! Your kids will fail from time to time and it is even possible for them to hit rock bottom from drugs or alcohol so don't be shocked if that ever happens! ( I really hope it doesn't) BUT, I believe parents have the wrong thoughts in mind when they raise their kids in that they want them to be good so they can succeed, which is not all bad but the real thing we are doing when we raise our kids is giving them the tools to pull themselves out of any holes they fall in! If they don't have a good sturdy moral platform then what would they have to get back up on or to keep them on once they do succeed!
    (remember someone was the parent to hitler,jeffery dahmer,etc! and also to people who run companies that do bad things!)
  • ktyxes panjok2 2012/05/09 02:15:12
    ktyxes
    my kids dont have internet on their phones, nor do they have pic data.
  • ilikewater 2012/05/02 04:32:37
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    ilikewater
    +2
    I would say it's worth about $0, because that's exactly how much I would pay to keep it up.
  • Grady Jellyneck 2012/05/02 04:10:17
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    Grady Jellyneck
    +2
    I would be willing to drop my Facebook account at any time. Would like it if my friends started using Google plus more then Facebook

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