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Facebook Makes About $407 Every Second – Kotaku


Facebook Makes About $407 Every Second
Kotaku
Yesterday evening Facebook was was down for a little over 30 minutes. In that time, the company lost somewhere in the ballpark of $854,700 in revenue. That figure's based on a revenue report for last quarter. The company's total takings from July to …

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 11:19 pm

Nothing says ‘sell’ Facebook stock: Pro – CNBC


Nothing says 'sell' Facebook stock: Pro
CNBC
Facebook stock traded lower Wednesday after the company forecast higher costs ahead, but one trader said that increased spending was a positive. The social media giant posted earnings of 43 cents per share on $3.20 billion in revenue, beating Wall

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 5:49 pm

Facebook $22 Billion WhatsApp Deal Buys $10 Million in Sales – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Facebook $22 Billion WhatsApp Deal Buys $10 Million in Sales
Bloomberg
In a regulatory filing yesterday, Facebook disclosed WhatsApp's financial results for 2012 and 2013. The messaging service, which reached 400 million active users in December, generated less than 3 cents in revenue for each one last year. By comparison …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 4:30 pm

Facebook and Twitter earnings: A tale of two social media companies – Fortune


Forbes

Facebook and Twitter earnings: A tale of two social media companies
Fortune
Companies can post top-line growth of over 100%, as Twitter TWTR did this week, and still see 10% of value wiped off the books. Facebook FB had a similar story, posting nearly 60% revenue growth while the market crushed its stock by 11% yesterday in …
Facebook, Inc. Stock: This Earnings Pullback is a Clear Buying OpportunityMotley Fool
Surprise! Twitter is not FacebookCNNMoney
Facebook May Benefit From Stumbles of Amazon, TwitterForbes
Investorplace.com -MarketWatch -ValueWalk
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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 4:17 pm

Not much ‘like’ for Facebook mobile apps – CNBC


CNBC

Not much 'like' for Facebook mobile apps
CNBC
For all of Facebook's success in turning its mobile unit into a booming business, there's one thing it can't seem to shake: bad user ratings. In Apple's App Store, consumers give the current version of Facebook a rating of 2.6 stars out of five, which
Facebook Inc Could Be Sued For Its New 'Rooms' AppValueWalk
Facebook app strategy reveals one truth: The big money is in mobilityTech Times
Facebook "Rooms" app aimed at anonymity, may feel familiarAGBeat
SiliconANGLE (blog)
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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 3:26 pm

Facebook Creams Expectations While Twitter’s User Growth Stumbles – TIME


TIME

Facebook Creams Expectations While Twitter's User Growth Stumbles
TIME
This picture taken with a fisheye lens shows a man walks past a big logo created from pictures of Facebook users worldwide in the company's Data Center, its first outside the US on November 7, 2013 in Lulea, in Swedish Lapland. JONATHAN …
Facebook Shows It Isn't Scaring Away UsersWall Street Journal (blog)

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 3:15 pm

Shares of Facebook drop on guidance, increased costs – CNBC


CNBC

Shares of Facebook drop on guidance, increased costs
CNBC
Facebook reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but the stock tanked after the social media giant handed in a disappointing outlook. The firm projected that costs and expenses will increase between 50

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 1:41 pm

Facebook Shares Clobbered – Business Insider


Facebook Shares Clobbered
Business Insider
Facebook reported that it earned $0.43 per share on $3.2 billion in revenue for the third quarter of the year. That was ahead of analyst expectations for $0.40 per share on $3.12 billion in revenue. The stock was fine on the earnings but started to

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 1:03 pm

Facebook to Spend Billions on Future – New York Times


New York Times

Facebook to Spend Billions on Future
New York Times
But in a conference call to discuss the results with investors, Mr. Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and chief executive, focused more on his vision for the company over the next three, five and 10 years. He talked about his recent $21.8 billion
How Facebook Could End Up Controlling Everything You Watch and Read OnlineWired
Facebook Spent $21 Billion on a Company That Just Lost $232 MillionTIME
WhatsApp Founders Own Nearly $9B in Facebook StockABC News
Reuters -USA TODAY -Press Herald
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Posted on 28 October 2014 | 11:33 pm

Wall Street to Facebook: Show me more growth – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Wall Street to Facebook: Show me more growth
USA TODAY
Facebook stock FB is up more than 30% in the last six months, to just over $80, as Wall Street anticipates another strong showing — despite a warning from the company during its earnings call last quarter that investors should not expect the same kind

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 7:42 pm

Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

Facebook Conference Call Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB ) reported its third quarter earnings. Shares of the company are down a 6 percent. Below are some key highlights and takeaways. • We've continued to grow our community in both …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 7:22 pm

Facebook $22 Billion WhatsApp Deal Buys $10 Million in Sales

The numbers are in for Facebook Inc.'s acquisition of mobile-messaging application WhatsApp Inc.: The social network paid $22 billion for a startup that generated $10.2 million in revenue last year. In a regulatory filing yesterday, Facebook disclosed WhatsApp's financial results for 2012 and 2013. By comparison, Facebook paid $55 per user when it acquired the company. Still, the results …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 4:29 pm

Facebook slumps but Zuckerberg is taking the (very) long view

Facebook (FB) may have beat Wall Street expectations for the sixth straight quarter, but the social network warned Tuesday that costs would increase 55 to 75 percent in 2015. CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t overly concerned with next year though; he’s looking long term.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 4:01 pm

Facebook to spend billions on future

Third-quarter results were strong, but the co-founder’s focus on long-term bets is making Wall Street nervous.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 2:01 pm

Facebook spending spree irks investors

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:55 am

Facebook shares dive as social network eyes future

Facebook's quarterly profit nearly doubled but its stock was pounded after it outlined a plan to invest heavily in the future instead of revelling in short-term riches. Facebook shares, which had been near record levels in recent days, dropped more than eight percent to $74.15 in after-market trades. Looking a decade out, Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg envisioned hitting milestones …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 7:26 am

Facebook Projects ‘More Difficult’ Fourth Quarter

Facebook Inc. (FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has spent freely on long-term bets including virtual reality and connecting the world to the Web. Facebook yesterday projected fourth-quarter sales that fell short of the highest analysts' predictions and said spending would increase 50 percent to 70 percent next year as the company hires more and invests in newer products. The …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 5:10 am

Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its market value. The hefty spending plans exposed the first signs of stress in the rock-solid support that investors have accorded the social networking company over the past year. …

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 11:53 pm

Facebook investors spooked by spending warning

News of continued growth in users and profit last quarter gets overshadowed by concerns over future spending on acquisitions, headcount and other items.>

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:55 pm

Facebook's advertising revenue soars in 3Q

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming an increasingly large chunk of the social networking giant's overall advertising business.

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:08 pm