If you got in over your head with Facebook on May 18, you made a mistake. It's likely not the end of the world. Learn from the mistake. If you get some compensation from Nasdaq, take it. You might be entitled to something. I really do not know.
But, I do know that I am at odds with bitterness. It gets you nowhere fast. Familiarize yourself with how things work before you go all-in or even a little bit in. And don't expect somebody to save your soul if you do otherwise.
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