We all knew Facebook was huge. We all knew that a ton of people use Facebook on a regular basis. Now we know the true numbers from Q1 2013 and they’re probably bigger than you might have expected. According to their public results release, Facebook had 1.11 billion monthly active users as of the end… Continue reading Facebook has 1.11 billion monthly active users
It isn’t too common for Wall Street analysts to be very wrong. They have good indicators and past performances upon which to generate their predictions and it’s often more accurate than the weather. With Google’s Q4 2012 analysis, they were wrong by a mile even at Google’s revenue standards. They reported $14.42 billion in the… Continue reading Google beats analyst expectations by $2 billion last quarter. Yes, $2 billion.
Mobile marketing is here to stay, but are mobile ads as profitable as they could be? With growth for mobile advertising projected at 80% in 2012, Facebook ads are an increasingly important section of the Internet for product marketers. In the first quarter of 2012, Facebook generated over one billion dollars in revenue, 82% of… Continue reading Facebook’s little ads are making big bucks
Unlike other ‘old media’ establishments like newspapers or the music industry, the movie business has been hit less dramatically by the rise of the web – despite the fact that piracy is rampant. Even though revenues from DVD sales have continued to decline, box office receipts have, at the very least, kept up with inflation.… Continue reading How Pirates Can Save the Home Movie Industry (And Why Netflix is its Future)
First, let’s get the numbers out of the way. For their first fiscal quarter ending on December 25, 2010, Apple – a small American tech company who you may have heard makes a phone, computers (and some kind of ‘pad’?) – earned a profit of $6 billion on $26.74 billion of revenue. To put that… Continue reading Record Apple Earnings; Cupertino HQ To Be, Like, Totally Blinged Out