Facebook would consider an IPO between April and June

(Reuters) - Facebook plans its IPO between April and June 2012 on the basis of a value greater than $ 100 billion, reports the Wall Street Journal Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

The giant social networking on the Internet plans to raise up to $ 10 billion, the newspaper said.

The Wall Street Journal, Facebook's chief financial officer, David Ebersman, discusses the issue with bankers in Silicon Valley but the site's creator Mark Zuckerberg has not yet decided on the modalities of the operation.