Bloomberg the Company

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Follow Us

Industry Products

Earnings

Facebook's Success in Mobile Continues to Defy Expectations


Facebook (FB) reported on Wednesday that it had made $2.5 billion in revenue in the previous three months and that it now has almost half the world’s Internet population logging in at least once a month. More than a billion people access the site monthly via mobile devices. The company is also doing better than expected when it comes to making money from mobile ads. For now, at least, its mobile ad business seems immune to the seasonal shifts in its desktop ad sales. The chart below shows ad revenue for the past eight quarters, in millions of dollars:
 

 

Brustein is a writer for Businessweek.com in New York.

LIMITED-TIME OFFER SUBSCRIBE NOW
 
blog comments powered by Disqus