The following video is from this week's Motley Fool Money radio show, with Chris Hill, Charly Travers, James Early, and Joe Magyer. In the wake of Google's recent earnings, the guys look ahead to Facebook's first earnings report next week. In this segment, they share the key metrics investors should be watching for and discuss how they believe Facebook's results will turn out.

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