Topic: daily active users

Facebook Just Shared Insane Q4 Mobile Numbers and Ad Sales

Its smartphone promos alone did $2.5 billion

Facebook's mobile sales continue to skyrocket, now accounting for 69 percent of its advertising business, according to results it shared today. During the 2014 fourth quarter, Facebook did $3.6 billion in…

7 Big Stats From Facebook's Q3 Earnings Report

Ad sales continue to drive growth

Facebook's advertising sales jumped 64 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period year, as the company maintained momentum from earnings reports earlier this year. Here are 6 other…

All Those Kik Pics From Strangers Will Now Be Blurred

Messaging app censors for safety

Mobile messaging app Kik is giving users new controls to protect against unwanted anonymous advances, the company said today. The app will censor images from strangers to limit lewd content…

Twitter's Secret to Growth Is 580 Million Users Waiting to Reengage

Forecast shows 255 million on board, more on sidelines

Twitter is signing up 50 million new users a month, a rate at which would put the network at more than 1 billion users sometime next year, if not for…

10 Keys to Candy Crush's $500 Million IPO

King's success rides on hit game

Candy Crush Saga is headed to Wall Street with a public offering that could value the company at up to $10 billion, according to the filings. The company behind the…

Facebook Study Finds That Princeton Is the One on Brink of Extinction

Data scientists 'debunk' school's bad science

A new study shows that Facebook isn’t in danger of extinction. But maybe Princeton is. A Facebook data scientist released his own analysis today to poke at a recent study out…

Facebook Admits Teens Not as Active on Network

Daily activity among youths declines in Q3

Facebook appears to be losing its youth appeal, with the company admitting for the first time a slight decline in teen usage on the social network. From Q2 to Q3, "we…