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Facebook filed its initial public offering for $5 billion. What makes the company worth so much money? In 2011, Facebook reported having over 845 million active users and raked in revenue of over $3.7 billion. 85% of Facebook’s earnings came from advertisements. Read the full article at TheNextWeb.com

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