Tag Archives: revenue

How Google and Facebook Have Taken Over the Digital Ad Industry

The good news is that the digital-advertising industry is growing strongly, with revenues up sharply in 2016. The bad news? Virtually all of that growth is going to exactly two companies: Google and Facebook. The latest figures from the Interactive Advertising Bureau show that the third quarter last year was the biggest ever, with a…

http://fortune.com/2017/01/04/google-facebook-ad-industry/

Facebook Is Trying to Win the Video War Using YouTube’s Own Playbook

A web giant is trying to ramp itself up as a video platform, so it starts paying content creators to use the service, and–at least initially–doesn’t seem all that concerned about things like rampant copyright infringement. Is that a description of Facebook now, or is it a description of YouTube in its early days? That’s…

http://fortune.com/2016/04/29/facebook-youtube/

Facebook Is Trying to Win the Video War Using YouTube’s Own Playbook

A web giant is trying to ramp itself up as a video platform, so it starts paying content creators to use the service, and–at least initially–doesn’t seem all that concerned about things like rampant copyright infringement. Is that a description of Facebook now, or is it a description of YouTube in its early days? That’s…

http://fortune.com/2016/04/29/facebook-youtube/

LinkedIn’s Strong Revenue Gain Send Shares Soaring

(Reuters) – LinkedIn, the operator of the world’s biggest online network for professionals, reported a 35% rise in quarterly revenue as demand grew for its hiring services. However, the net loss attributable to LinkedIn widened to $45.8 million, or 35 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $42.5 million, or 34…

http://fortune.com/2016/04/28/linkedin-strong-revenue-gain-shares-soar/

Snapchat’s Ultimate Goal Isn’t Just Chat—It’s Total Media Domination

It can be difficult to get a handle on Snapchat sometimes, and not just because of its notoriously user-hostile (at least for old people) design. It’s also a slippery target because it keeps changing so rapidly–the Snapchat you thought you knew six months or a year ago isn’t the same Snapchat you’ll be using tomorrow.…

http://fortune.com/2016/03/31/snapchat-domination/