Does this make me part of the giant short-selling conspiracy? Dec 11, 2009 The real question: why the hell is the CEO of a Nasdaq-listed company wasting time stalking finance journos on Facebook? Shouldn’t he be, y’know, working? Not when the CEO in question is famously loopy Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne. He doesn’t need to do CEO stuff! Not when there’s giant short-selling conspiracies to expose!