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Infographic: The Road to a Facebook IPO

At the f8 developer’s conference, the biggest question in the air is money. And lots of it.

Facebook infographic

Now obviously, alot has happened since the graphic was created. Facebook unveiled a plan to double revenues–which are already topping $1 billion. And they’ve created a stock structure similar to that of Google, which will allow them to maintain control even after an IPO. So two things: It’s not a question of if, but when. And you can bet that the valuation will soon make that $9.5 billion figure above look quaint.

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Cliff is director of product innovation at Fast Company, founding editor of Co.Design, and former design editor at both Fast Company and Wired.

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