The owners of the privately held social-networking site hope to fetch as much as $2 billion. And media giants like Viacom may make a good match
Facebook, the Web site where students around the world socialize and swap information, has put itself on the block, BusinessWeek Online has learned. The owners of the privately held company have turned down a $750 million offer and hope to fetch as much as $2 billion in a sale, senior industry executives familiar with the matter say.
Facebook’s on the Block