Msg#: 4665481 posted 11:28 am on Apr 24, 2014 (gmt 0)
Facebook, Inc. today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014.
"Facebook's business is strong and growing, and this quarter was a great start to 2014," said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. "We've made some long term bets on the future while staying focused on executing and improving our core products and business. We're in great position to continue making progress towards our mission."Facebook Reports First Quarter 2014 Results: Revenue was Up 72pct to $2.50 billion [investor.fb.com]
First Quarter 2014 Operational Highlights
Daily active users (DAUs) were 802 million on average for March 2014, an increase of 21% year-over-year.
Mobile DAUs were 609 million on average for March 2014, an increase of 43% year-over-year.
Monthly active users (MAUs) were 1.28 billion as of March 31, 2014, an increase of 15% year-over-year.
Mobile MAUs were 1.01 billion as of March 31, 2014, an increase of 34% year-over-year.
First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights
Revenue - Revenue for the first quarter of 2014 totaled $2.50 billion, an increase of 72%, compared with $1.46 billion in the first quarter of 2013.
Revenue from advertising was $2.27 billion, an 82% increase from the same quarter last year.
Mobile advertising revenue represented approximately 59% of advertising revenue for the first quarter of 2014, up from approximately 30% of advertising revenue in the first quarter of 2013.
Payments and other fees revenue was $237 million for the first quarter of 2014.