Facebook gives more details on mobile usage

May 9, 2012

(AP) -- Facebook says the number of people logging into Facebook is continuing to grow more quickly than the number of ads delivered.

Facebook says this is in part because more people are using the social network on mobile devices, where it shows a very small number of ads. This implies that has room to grow in the still-nascent space.

Facebook says it saw that trend in the first quarter, and that has continued in the current quarter.

Facebook Inc. disclosed that Wednesday in regulatory filings. The changes came after executives met with prospective investors in New York and Boston ahead of its of stock. Facebook added three paragraphs related to mobile usage to its filing. The additions were likely in response to questions from investors.

Explore further: Facebook may hire former Obama aide: NY Times


Related Stories

Facebook may hire former Obama aide: NY Times

March 28, 2011

Facebook is in talks with former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs about taking a senior role in the company ahead of going public in early 2012, The New York Times reported Monday.

Facebook gets big slice of online display ad pie

May 4, 2011

Facebook served up nearly a third of the 1.11 trillion display ads delivered to US Internet users in the first three months of this year, industry tracker comScore said on Wednesday.

Facebook reports lower 1Q net income

April 23, 2012

(AP) -- Facebook's first-quarter net income fell 12 percent, weighed down by higher expenses even as its revenue soared, the social networking company said Monday, just a few weeks ahead of its expected initial public offering ...

Recommended for you

Glider pilots aim for the stratosphere

November 20, 2015

Talk about serendipity. Einar Enevoldson was strolling past a scientist's office in 1991 when he noticed a freshly printed image tacked to the wall. He was thunderstruck; it showed faint particles in the sky that proved something ...


Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.