Facebook: The challenges ahead for the social network


When Facebook first floated on the stock exchange earlier this year, it started out at an astronomical high, valued at over $100bn (£65bn).

Since then, rockier times. From an initial share price of $38, Facebook’s stock dipped to below $29 in May.

This week, there comes another huge test for the site as it releases the financial results for its first quarter of public trading. It will show how the company is doing and offer a hint at its future performance.

The BBC has asked four key experts for their views on where Facebook’s challenges lie in the coming months.

What do you think Facebook should do next? Send us your comments at the bottom of this page.



Jennifer Lynch is a staff attorney at the Electronics Frontier Foundation, a privacy campaign.. Read more



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