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Half of Americans believe Facebook is a passing fad

Boy Genius Report
Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Half of all Americans think Facebook is a passing fad and the social networking site’s expected asking price of $34 to $38 is too high, according to a joint poll conducted by The Associated Press and CNBC. A third of those surveyed think the company’s expected value is appropriate, while 50% believe it is too high. Of those who invest in the stock market, 58% claimed Facebook was overvalued while nearly 3 out of 10 investors claim the expected share pricing is fair. Despite these claims, half of all the people surveyed believe Facebook is a good investment, compared to 31% who disagree and roughly 19% aren’t sure. Not surprisingly, those under 35 are the demographic most interested in the
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