A Fascinating Look at the New Facebook All-Time High: StockTwits

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook (FB) hit a new all-time high this week. That is pretty remarkable. Just think back to 2012. Facebook's stock was getting cut in half. And it had only been a few weeks since its initial public offering.

Since then, however, its stock is up more than 300%. Mark Zuckerberg displayed amazing leadership over that same timeframe. At the 2012 TechCrunch Disrupt, he told his current and future employees, "I actually think it's a great time for people to join, and it's a great time for people to stay and double down. And I think we're seeing that."

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If you had bought Facebook stock when Mark Zuckerberg said that, you would have tripled your money. Facebook has shocked everyone with its success on almost every mobile device. Its acquisition of Instagram for $1 billion has proven to be brilliant.

So what is next for Facebook? It could be Oculus Rift. News broke this week that Facebook is teaming up with Samsung (SSNLF) to build more Oculus Rift products. Shortly after that news broke, Facebook climbed as high as $77.48 per share -- its current record. Now you have to see how it looks on a chart. The result is epic:

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