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How Does Facebook Make Money? Six Primary Revenue Streams

With more than $1 billion per quarter in advertising revenue and 1.2 billion monthly active users, few realize that Facebook is more than just a social networking site – it’s a shrewdly run corporation, worth more than $100 billion. The Numbers Speak For Themselves Skillfully targeting ads based on personal information users share, the site knows what it’s doing. Annual revenue by year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 $272M $777M $1.97B $3.71B $5.09B $7.8B 82% Proportion of first-quarter 2012 revenue from advertising $872 million Facebook’s first-quarter 2012 advertising sales The rest......

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