Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) are the standard framework of guidelines for financial accounting used in any given jurisdiction; generally known as accounting standards or standard accounting practice. These include the standards, conventions, and rules that accountants follow in recording and summarizing and in the preparation of financial statements.Many county and city governments in the United States choose to "opt out" of GAAP practices as they operate on a cash basis, as opposed to an accrual basis.
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    • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

      The revolving door at Twitter has made its way to the top levels of management, as chief operating officer Adam Bain announced that he is stepping down to “explore opportunities outside of the company.” Chief financial officer Anthony Noto (pictured) will shift into the COO role at the social network, and Twitter said Noto will keep managing its live content business and take ...

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  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    …. The social network also outlined its efforts to aid live-video creators and influencers in its shareholders letter: We’re heavily committed to creators and influencers–artists, activists, athletes and writers, established or emerging. As we’ve outlined before, there are three things they need from us: reach, tools and economics. In Q2, we…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • LinkedIn Revenue Up 35% in Q1

    … and Development. Marketing Solutions: $154 million, up 29 percent compared with the first quarter of 2015. Premium Subscriptions: A 22 percent year-over-year gain, to $149 million. LinkedIn reported adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, debt and amortization of $222 million and a generally accepted account principles net loss of $46 million, or $0.35…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 9 readers -
  • Twitter Q1 2016 Revenue Falls Short of Analysts’ Projections

    … in tweets, another improvement we’ve introduced, which is driving significantly more video views and deeper engagement in the form of likes and retweets. We also made a number of improvements to the application to make things faster and show you when people you know are in broadcasts. In addition, we’ve teamed up with GoPro to enable its cameras to broadcast directly to Periscope. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s first-quarter-2016 financial results? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 8 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2015 Financial Results

    …. Mobile DAUs at the end of the third quarter were 894 million, versus 844 million in the second quarter and 703 million at this time in 2014. The company posted third-quarter-2015 revenue of $4.501 billion, up nearly 41 percent from $3.203 billion in the year-ago period. GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) net income of $896 million…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 18 readers -
  • 3Q EARNINGS: Facebook’s Mobile Upswing Continues

    … the respective figures for overall DAUs and MAUs. Facebook reported revenue of $3.2 billion for the quarter, up 59 percent from $2.02 billion in the year-earlier period. Advertising accounted for the bulk of the company’s revenue, $2.96 billion, and that figure was up 64 percent from the third quarter of 2013. GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Mobile Facebook- 7 readers -
  • 2Q EARNINGS: Facebook Has 1.32B MAUs, 1.07B Mobile MAUs, 399M Mobile-Only MAUs

    … accepted accounting principles) net income of $791 million in the second quarter of 2014, or $0.30 per share, up 138 percent from $333 million ($0.13) in the same period in 2013. Non-GAAP net income was $1.09 billion ($0.42), up 124 percent from $488 million ($0.19) in the prior-year period. We had a good second quarter. Our community has continued to grow, and we see a lot of opportunity ahead as we connect the rest of the world. Readers: Did any of Facebook's second-quarter-2014 results surprise you? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 18 readers -
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