Second-Quarter Earnings Call

  • Why the Twitter-NFL Deal Is a Hail Mary That Will Work

    … on this phenomenon is a smart move for Twitter, which is in dire need of a Hail Mary. And Twitter is not the only potential winner in this game. Twitter’s Hail Mary Twitter, whose audience grew by just 1 percent in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the previous quarter, has been experiencing sluggish growth. Revenues were up 20 percent…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter YouTube- 8 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

    …, and confirmed by Facebook, the test is occurring via mobile and desktop in Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand, with users who are included seeing notices reading, “We’re testing ads in groups.” Facebook said during its second-quarter-2016 earnings call that it may reach the maximum ad load for News Feed by the middle of next year, so with groups…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … by their behavior and preferences, and as a consequence, the stories they end up seeing are always, or almost always, in line with their existing views and preferences. Does this phenomenon lead to increased adoption in use of Facebook creating more polarization of views and less effective communication, at least in some areas of people’s lives? Mark, how…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook Retargeting YouTube- 15 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Wednesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed. The social network posted revenue of $602 million, up 20 percent compared with the second quarter of 2015, with ad revenue of $535 million up 18 percent year-over-year. Mobile ad revenue represented 89 percent of total ad revenue…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • 2Q EARNINGS: Facebook Is a Payments Partner, Not a Competitor

    … We will clearly do work in payments, to accept payments for advertising and on platform and other things that we do. But just because we will do that, it doesn't — we still basically view ourselves as a partner to other companies in the payment space, rather than trying to compete directly for that. Our main business is advertising, and I think…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 6 readers -
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