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

    … on existing follows and other engagement. As people follow more accounts that are relevant to their interests, their timelines get better as a result. And finally, we’re continuing to give people more ways to express themselves in a tweet. In May, we announced upcoming changes to simplify tweets–including what counts toward your 140 characters…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 10 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- 7 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2015 Financial Results

    … that virtual reality and augmented reality could be the next big computing platform. But just to put that in perspective and compare it to the development of previous computing platforms like phones and computers, I think the first smartphones came out in 2003, and in the first year, I think BlackBerry and Palm Treo were the initial smartphones that came out…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 16 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- 5 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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