Facebook's recent earnings release wasn't horrible, but the company's failure to offer guidance or any transparency into near-term stategies to boost growth was disheartening for many investors. Not surprisingly, the stock sold off and now sits nearly 50% below its IPO price from mid-May. In the following video, Brenton and Austin discuss Facebook's situation, as well as some information on the recent 10-Q regarding user growth around various parts of the world.

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