Shares of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) were up today, despite the Nasdaq dropping .72%. In the following video, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Eric Bleeker discusses Facebook, and all the boosts it has been receiving lately, everything from gifts to Instagram. He also gives us two important lessons for every investor to take away from Facebook's recent performance compared to the market.

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