Chris Matyszczyk gives us an article about nothing…

… and not in the fun, Seinfeld kind of way.

His article for CNET about the psychology of the Facebook IPO is just one big mess. The rider:

What bliss. There is a psychological explanation for why Facebook investors chose to ignore the realities of the investment. It’s called “Availability bias.”

The final paragraph:

Might it be that the Facebook IPO disappointment wasn’t down to Availability Bias, but Sure Thing Syndrome?

Not only do the beginning and end of the post contradict each other, but the entire middle is just a stream of consciousness about businesses trying to copy the iPad. Or is it about investors thinking that by investing in Facebook, they’re somehow participating in it as a global phenomenon? Or that they thought that investing in it would automatically make them rich? 

I’m so confused.

 
 
 
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