Hey, Zuck? Remember Me?

What I learned from my time as an owner of "friends and family" tech shares

Tomasz Walenta for TIME


The entire point of Facebook is to make you jealous. Why does that person have more friends than I do? Why do they go to such fun places while I'm at work? Why do their friends have better abs? Why does my wife have so many male friends who show off their abs?

But I'm not jealous of anyone who owns shares of Facebook. That's because, as high as Facebook shares might rise on the day of the company's initial public offering, they probably won't match the IPO of VA Linux, which on Dec. 9, 1999, set the record for the...

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