But as CBS News correspondent Anthony Mason reports, some seasoned investors are more cautious about buying into the social network.
"I would not invest in it right now," Aram Fuchs of Fertilemind Capital told Mason. "You always have to wonder about the price when you make an investment, and the price is just way too high."
Over the weekend, Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett said that companies like Facebook are the hardest ones to value.
Facebook aims to raise as much as $13.6 billion in its IPO. It has set a tentative price for its shares in a range between $28 and $35, which at the high end would value the company at $96 billion. Trading is likely to begin on about May 18.