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PRO: Law of large numbers: the issue behind Facebook’s IPO

3 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

With close to a billion active users, Facebook is already the world's largest social network, and it is already generating billions from advertising directed at those users. So the bottom line for investors and analysts is, Can this company really get any bigger?
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U.S. advertising on social networks surges 20% to $1.68 billion, half of it on Facebook

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (4 years ago)

Just after Facebook hit 500 million users last month, some analysts increased their 2010 forecasts for spending on social media advertising. U.S. advertising is expected to increase 20% over last year to $1.68 billion, up from Decem... Read Post

Facebook Beats Expectations, Generates $1.18 Billion In Revenue

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (2 years ago)

Facebook is fighting to restore the luster it lost after a botched Nasdaq IPO and the world’s largest social network moved closer to realize that rebound on Thursday after posting Q2 revenues of $1.18 billion. Facebook beat analyst ... Read Post

Tumblr Overtakes Instagram As Fastest-Growing Social Platform, Snapchat Is The Fastest-Growing App

Technology : TechCrunch (20 hours ago)

With 1.35 billion active monthly users, Facebook continues to be the world’s largest social network by some margin, but  when it comes to picking up new users, it appears to have reached a saturation point. Research out today from t... Read Post

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