Thursday, 28 July 2016
Facebook has 1.7bn monthly active users
Source: Facebook's Q2 2016 results, quoted in a post by Mark Zuckerberg, 27th July 2016
From their earnings release:
"Second Quarter 2016 Operational Highlights
Daily active users (DAUs) – DAUs were 1.13 billion on average for June 2016, an increase of 17% year-over-year.
Mobile DAUs – Mobile DAUs were 1.03 billion on average for June 2016, an increase of 22% year-over-year.
Monthly active users (MAUs) – MAUs were 1.71 billion as of June 30, 2016, an increase of 15% year-over-year.
Mobile MAUs – Mobile MAUs were 1.57 billion as of June 30, 2016, an increase of 20% year-over-year.
Second Quarter 2016 Other Financial Highlights
Mobile advertising revenue – Mobile advertising revenue represented approximately 84% of advertising revenue for the second quarter of 2016, up from approximately 76% of advertising revenue in the second quarter of 2015.
Capital expenditures – Capital expenditures for the second quarter of 2016 were $995 million.
Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities – Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities were $23.29 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2016."
Source: Press release from Facebook, 27th July 2016