Facebook attracts users and billion advertisers
Facebook on track for success : user numbers up , ad revenue up , profit up . But founder Mark Zuckerberg loses a companion. But Mark Zuckerberg satisfied.
The continuing influx of new users paying for Facebook in hard cash from . Because the social network is thus more interesting for advertisers. In particular, the revenue from the advertising on smartphones have rallied . In the meantime, grab 1.01 billion people worldwide to mobile devices on Facebook. This group is growing so much faster than the total number of Facebook users – also included those who log on to their computer. Overall, the network end of March came to 1.28 billion users by 1.23 billion in late December.
Current functions around the social network
” Facebook’s business is strong and growing ,” said founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company headquarters in Menlo Park , California. The sales turnover compared to the same period last year by 72 percent to 2.5 billion U.S. dollars ( 1.8 billion euros ) high. The profit tripled to 642 million U.S. dollars. It was a ” great start to the year 2014″.
CFO leaves the ship
While Facebook continues to attract people , Zuckerberg loses a companion : Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman stops after five years , he probably goes back to the health care industry. ” David was a great partner in the development of Facebook,” Zuckerberg said, and thanked him . A new name must Zuckerberg not remember David Ebersmans successor David Wehner ( ex- chief financial officer of the games developer Zynga ) takes over on June 1. ( With material of the dpa. )