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Facebook, Inc. to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index Beginning December 12, 2012

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq:NDX), the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE), and the NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index (Nasdaq:NDXT) prior to market open on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Facebook, Inc. will replace Infosys Limited (Nasdaq: INFY).

Facebook, Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and has a market capitalization of approximately $29.7 billion. For more information about the company, go to www.facebook.com.

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