Why Facebook Is Better Off Than Zynga

The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money radio show, featuring host Chris Hill along with analysts Joe Magyer, Ron Gross, and James Early. In this segment, the focus is on Facebook (Nasdaq: FB  ) and Zynga (Nasdaq: ZNGA  ) , which both got off the mat this week after better-than-expected Q3 earnings. The guys analyze Facebook's ability to monetize its mobile platform, and then go on to discuss why it's in a stronger position than Zynga across the board.

For the full conversation, be sure to check out the following video. And keep in mind that although many are inclined to avoid this stock altogether, there are still things every investor needs to know about Facebook. We've outlined them all in our premium research report on the company, written by Fool.com analyst and Facebook expert Evan Niu, CFA. There's a lot more to Facebook than meets the eye, so read up on whether there's anything to "like" about it, and we'll tell you whether we think this stock deserves a place in your portfolio. Click here now to learn more and access your report today.

Chris Hill, James Early, and Joe Magyer have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Ron Gross owns shares of Microsoft. The Motley Fool owns shares of Facebook and Microsoft and has options on Facebook. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Facebook and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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