No one in the public can, but the original firms who brought it ot loke Morgan, Goldmann and JPM can short all they want. It's a good old boy system IPO's and oh ya a few big hengefunds with ties to them can to.
Are you really 38 years old?
I thought the FB ipo was to screw the 20 somethings into reality - but they got the 30 somethings too?
It can, is and will be shorted..... from day one. Yeah - you are right you are nobody and that's why YOU cant - LOL. Learn to read people!
Facebook Short Interest Equals 4% of Free Float
Sharks Circle Facebook (FB) As Shares Now Free to Short
And the list of articles goes on and on and on.... Hell Morgan was PROBABLY SHORTING this pig too.
Are you watching CNBC? They are reporting short interest and shorting was available as of yesterday. I use interactive brokers and they have shares to short. You obviously are clueless when it comes to shorting this stock.
This is a common misconception. An underwriter cannot LEND the shares for shorting as per SEC rules. The stock can still be shorted if an institution or retail long is willing to lend its shares not to mention naked short selling.
Monday saw a hugh selloff on short sales.
THATS a fact.