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Facebook’s Profit Propelled by Mobile – New York Times


New York Times

Facebook's Profit Propelled by Mobile
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Once again demonstrating its mastery of the mobile computing wave, Facebook dazzled Wall Street on Wednesday by posting significant growth in revenue and profits for the second quarter, driven largely by ads shown in the news feeds …
Facebook Answers Critics With Mobile-Ad SurgeWall Street Journal
Facebook revenue jumps 61% on mobile ad strengthUSA TODAY
Facebook Stock Hits All-Time High After Strong Earnings ReportTIME
CNBC.com -TechCrunch -Chicago Tribune
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:49 am

Facebook 2Q Earnings, Revenue Soar – ABC News


Facebook 2Q Earnings, Revenue Soar
ABC News
Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often. The company's shares climbed nearly 4 percent in …

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:27 pm

Facebook Crushes Earnings And The Stock Soars To An All-Time High – Business Insider


Business Insider

Facebook Crushes Earnings And The Stock Soars To An All-Time High
Business Insider
Facebook reported its Q2 2014 earnings, blowing away expectations on the top and bottom lines. Revenue went up 61% to nearly $3 billion and earnings per share were $0.42 — 12 cents more than analysts predicted. Facebook's gross margins increased …

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:06 pm

The World Cup effect: How Facebook advertisers went big for Q2 – Inside Facebook


Inside Facebook

The World Cup effect: How Facebook advertisers went big for Q2
Inside Facebook
Facebook will announce its financial results for Q2 on Wednesday, but several other firms are reporting another great quarter for Facebook ad results. SocialCode, a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer, said clients really performed well in

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:48 pm

Live: Facebook’s Q2 Earnings and Conference Call – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Live: Facebook's Q2 Earnings and Conference Call
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Facebook 's showed no signs of slowing down, posting revenue of $2.91 billion on profit of 30 cents a share. Wall Street had expected revenue of $2.8 billion on profit of 32 cents a share. We're live-blogging the conference call with analysts, which is …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:27 pm

Facebook’s Q2 Earnings: Is There A Fly Somewhere In All This Ointment? – Forbes


Facebook's Q2 Earnings: Is There A Fly Somewhere In All This Ointment?
Forbes
Quarter after quarter, Facebook outperforms analysts' expectations while leaving plenty of revenue levers untouched. It's barely started to monetize Instagram or WhatsApp, and it's only just begun experimenting with e-commerce in the form of a “Buy

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:51 pm

Your Facebook ‘cult’ won’t let you quit – MarketWatch


MarketWatch

Your Facebook 'cult' won't let you quit
MarketWatch
If you deactivate your account, or even just stop posting updates for a couple of weeks, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has a virtual army – your Facebook friends – who will text, email and Tweet, asking what's wrong and imploring you to come back, says Abby …

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:36 pm

Facebook Earnings Expected to Spark Fewer Fireworks Than Usual – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Facebook Earnings Expected to Spark Fewer Fireworks Than Usual
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Facebook's implied volatility leading up to an earnings report is currently at its lowest in a year, according to data from LiveVol. Implied volatility is a measure of expected stock volatility in the next 30 days. That's in line with low expectations

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:13 pm

Will People ‘Buy’ On Facebook? – Forbes


Forbes

Will People 'Buy' On Facebook?
Forbes
While Facebook has experimented with e-commerce before to little success, the big difference is that the new Buy button doesn't force users to leave Facebook for another screen in order to check out. For TechCrunch, Josh Constine wrote, “You just click
The Buy button — Facebook's next big thing?Inside Facebook
Facebook and Twitter head into retail terrainCNBC.com
Facebook, Twitter Push E-Commerce, Like It Or NotInformationWeek
Small Business Trends -Wired
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 12:19 pm

Facebook Q2 Earnings: What to Expect – Mashable


Facebook Q2 Earnings: What to Expect
Mashable
Facebook is expected to report earnings of $0.32 per share on revenue of $2.81 billion for the June quarter, according to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. If it hits that estimate, Facebook's second quarter revenue will have increased by about $1

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:59 am

Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

Facebook beats Wall Street targets, stock hits record high

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc's fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 percent increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street's financial targets and sending shares to a record-high in after-hours trading on Wednesday. Facebook now counts 1.5 million advertising customers and the company's ad business saw strong growth across …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:56 pm

Facebook's hidden jewel

The social media company has seen strong revenue bumps lately, but it's also managed to cut costs in a unique way.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:57 pm

Facebook EPS Soars 121% In Q2 On Mobile

With more than a billion users — almost half of all Internet surfers globally — Facebook continues to deliver stellar growth, reporting Q2 profit late Wednesday that beat already-lofty expectations. Earnings …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:57 pm

Facebook Posts Second-Quarter Revenue, Profit Topping Estimates

Facebook Inc. (FB)'s revenue surged 61 percent in the second quarter, fueled by mobile advertising, sending the stock soaring in extended trading past its all-time closing high. Sales rose to $2.91 billion for the period from $1.81 billion a year earlier, topping the average analyst estimate of $2.81 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The results once again underline how the …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:35 pm

Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:17 pm

Facebook is officially a mobile company

It posted another strong sales quarter driven by its success in mobile advertising.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:48 pm

Facebook Is Eating Mobile

On May 7, 2012, 11 days before Facebook suffered the biggest tech IPO flop in modern history, the company filed an amendment to its prospectus, on pages 14, 17, and 57, that amounted to a blaring red light for investors.   We believe this trend is driven in part by increased usage of Facebook on mobile devices where we have only recently begun showing an immaterial number of sponsored stories …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:35 pm

Facebook shares profit growth story

Facebook on Wednesday reported that is quarterly profit more than doubled amid big gains in ad revenues and a jump in users. Net income leapt to $791 million during the three months ended June 30 in a 138 percent increase from the $333 million made during the same period a year earlier, the world's biggest social network said. "We had a good second quarter," Facebook co-founder and chief …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:13 pm

Facebook Crushes Earnings And The Stock Soars To An All-Time High

We got the numbers.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:53 pm

Facebook and Twitter Aim to Tap E-Commerce Market

The social networking sites are testing out "buy" buttons in an effort to tap into the $304 billion that estimates show will be spent on e-commerce this year.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:03 pm