Facebook reported 1.32 billion monthly active users as of June 30 as part of its second-quarter financial results, up from 1.276 billion at the end of the first quarter of this year, and from 1.115 billion at the end of the year-ago period. Mobile MAUs were 1.07 billion, up slightly from 1.008 billion in the previous quarter, and up dramatically from 819 million in the second quarter of 2013. And the social network’s total of mobile-only MAUs continued to grow rapidly, reaching 399 million as of June 30 after wrapping the first quarter of 2014 at 341 million and the previous-year period at 219 million.
On the financial side, Facebook posted second-quarter-2014 revenue of $2.91 billion, up 61 percent year-over-year, with advertising accounting for $2.68 billion of that total, up 67 percent compared with the year-earlier quarter.
Mobile advertising revenue accounted for 62 percent of total advertising revenue during the quarter, after representing 41 percent of second-quarter-2013 ad revenue.
The company reported GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) net income of $791 million in the second quarter of 2014, or $0.30 per share, up 138 percent from $333 million ($0.13) in the same period in 2013. Non-GAAP net income was $1.09 billion ($0.42), up 124 percent from $488 million ($0.19) in the prior-year period.
We had a good second quarter. Our community has continued to grow, and we see a lot of opportunity ahead as we connect the rest of the world.
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