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Facebook Employees Cashing In Millions of $

Apparently, Facebook employees may be getting nasty rich. According to the Business Insider, Digital Sky Technologies is purchasing $100 million worth of stock from former and current Facebook employees at a $6.5 billion valuation. Although the current Facebook executive team is not selling its stock, DST has given the employees twenty days to decide whether or not they should take the offer.

“While individuals must make their own decisions about participating in this program, I’m pleased that the price DST is offering is much greater than the price originally considered last fall," said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. "This is recognition of Facebook's growth and progress towards making the world more open and connected.”

Business Insider said that the employees wont be able to sell all of their stock. Still, if taken, the cash may be more than many of the employees originally envisioned when they joined Harvard dropout Zuckerberg and helped kick-start what is now a social networking giant.