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Facebook Profit Climbs Even After Criticism over Data
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Facebook Profit Climbs Even After Criticism over Data

31st Oct, 2019-- Leading Social media platform Facebook reported that its profit topped $6 billion on revenue that climbed 28 percent to $17.4 billion in the quarter that ended on September 30. Meanwhile, the number of active monthly users increased eight percent from a year ago to 2.45 billion. "We had a good quarter and our community and business continue to grow," said Facebook chief and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. "We are focused on making progress on major social issues and building new experiences that improve people's lives around the world."Facebook shares rose more than four percent in after-market trades that followed the release of the earnings figures, which beat Wall Street expectations. "Advertisers continue to support Facebook, despite the many controversies swirli...
Facebook Beats Wall Street Profit Estimates, Shares Shoots up After 2018 Q4 Results
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Facebook Beats Wall Street Profit Estimates, Shares Shoots up After 2018 Q4 Results

Facebook Inc easily beat Wall Street’s profit estimates, soothing investor concerns that increased spending on the privacy of its users would blunt growth. The world’s largest online social media network has pledged to invest heavily in the privacy and security of its users after scandals over improperly shared data and propaganda hurt its image and made it the target of political scrutiny across the globe. Facebook shares rose nearly 12 percent to $168.20 after the bell. They closed up 4.3 percent in regular trading. Net income rose to $6.88 billion, or $2.38 per share, in the fourth quarter, up from $4.27 billion, or $1.44 per share, a year earlier. Analysts on average had expected earnings of $2.19 per share, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. Total fourth-quarter reven...