Q2 Earnings

YouTube’s Top Advertisers Increased Their Spending by 60% in Q2

In Google's second quarter earnings report today, the tech giant revealed that YouTube viewership is growing faster than it has in two years, and advertiser money is following.

Netflix Meets Expectations in Second Quarter

Netflix reported that it met expectations for revenue and earnings per share at $1.34 billion and $1.15, respectively, Business Insider reported.

Disney, Time Warner Confident About NBA Prospects

While rival networks may be licking their chops in anticipation of trying to wrest away the media rights to the NBA, both legacy partners said they are confident that they’ll renew their respective contracts with the league.

Netflix Shares Fall as Q2 Subscriber Numbers Disappoint

Shares of Netflix fell in after-hours trading Monday as the company’s strong second-quarter revenue performance was undermined by somewhat underwhelming subscriber growth.

Facebook Serving Fewer Ads, Making More Money

Facebook generated $1.18 billion in second-quarter revenue, a 32 percent increase from last year and just clearing Wall Street estimates. Advertising contributed 84 percent of the company’s total revenue and grew 28 percent year-over-year to $992 million. Payments and other fees chipped in the other $192 million, a 61 percent increase for the business.

Fast Chat: Tim Armstrong

AOL announced quarterly earnings on Wednesday, and while the numbers weren't exactly stellar, there were numerous positive signs. Traffic is up, as are global ad dollars and video views.

AOL Ad Revenue Up for Fifth Straight Quarter

Maybe AOL should engage in proxy fights with activist investors more often.

Google Q2 Revenue Up 21 Percent to $10.96 Billion

Google’s earnings reports can be fairly humdrum. Google’s business is advertiser-dependent, and the majority of those ad dollars typically flow through Google-owned sites. Same share, larger scale.

Mayer’s a No-Show as Yahoo Unveils Not-So-Terrible Q2 Earnings

Of course Yahoo had a not-so-terrible second quarter with no CEO readily able to take the credit. Newly-crowned CEO Marissa Mayer decided to skip the session, as did recent interim CEO Ross Levinsohn.

Earnings: News Corp. Beats the Street in Q2

Trouble at its U.K. print division may have made a rocky 2011 for News Corp, but the media conglomerate defied expectations by pulling out of its three-straight-quarter streak of year-on-year profit declines. Revenue at the company was up 2 percent over last year in the second quarter of fiscal year 2012, coming to a solid $8.98 billion vs.