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Facebook Inc (FB): Will “Going Private” Hurt?

In the following video, Jeremy Phillips and Austin Smith discuss Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB).

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Austin says Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s having trouble monetizing its user base. Increasing ads drives many users away, and still others are turning to mobile, which is even harder to monetize.

As for Web stocks that can be successful in online advertising, Austin points to Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), with its wide moat, the success of Chrome and Android, and its control of search engine optimization and search algorithms around the Web.

For more details, check out the video.

Related tickers: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Austin Smith and Jeremy Phillips own shares of Google. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG).

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