Has Facebook Grown Too Big?

Among U.S. teenagers, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB  ) appears to be taking a back seat to more intimate social networks that have the ability to share with a smaller intended audience. Over the long term, this trend could prove problematic for a company that has just begun ramping up its business efforts. In this video, Motley Fool contributor Steve Heller explains why teenage trends matter and how they could ultimately threaten Facebook's business down the road. Steve also points outs why spending over $1 billion on Instagram last year was probably a good decision.

After the world's most hyped IPO turned out to be a dunce, most investors probably don't even want to think about shares of Facebook. But there are things every investor needs to know about this company. We've outlined them in our newest premium research report. There's a lot more to Facebook than meets the eye, so read up on whether there is anything to "like" about it today, and we'll tell you whether we think Facebook deserves a place in your portfolio. Access your report by clicking here.


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