Facebook goes public: A discussion about the future of the Internet giant

Facebook goes public

A discussion about the future of the Internet giant — Live on the web

WHAT: Florida International University is hosting a panel discussion for journalists covering Facebook’s upcoming initial public offering (IPO) and its implications. FIU experts from a wide array of fields, including business, law, engineering and communication, will discuss what to expect in the coming months and what reporters should look out for as the world’s largest social media site goes public.

The discussion will be streamed live on Facebook and Ustream, where viewers are encouraged to post questions and comments.

After brief remarks from panelists, The Miami Herald Business Editor Jane Wooldridge will moderate a discussion about the future of a publicly-held Facebook and its impact on Wall Street, user privacy, software development, and social media networking and communications, among others.

The discussion is free and open to all journalists. To RSVP, please click here.

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