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Facebook tops a billion users a day

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Facebook tops a billion users a day

<p>Facebook shares rose by around five percent after <a href="http://investor.fb.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=940609">the company’s quarterly results beat estimates</a>.</p> <p>The social media network now has 1.1 billion users a day, with over 1.5 billion monthly active users – the vast majority using the service on mobile devices.</p> <p>A huge increase in mobile advertising boosted overall ad revenue by 45 percent.</p> <p>Mobile commercials are growing fast generally, <a href="http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Social-Network-Ad-Revenues-Accelerate-Worldwide/1013015">driven by Facebook’s growth according to some analysts</a>.</p> <p>Total revenue jumped to $4.5 billion dollars (4.13 billion euros) in the third quarter, up from $3.2 billion (2.94 billion euros) a year earlier.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">It's official: a billion people a day now use Facebook <a href="https://t.co/hkfVmZXoWG">https://t.co/hkfVmZXoWG</a></p>— Fast Company (@FastCompany) <a href="https://twitter.com/FastCompany/status/662046575078850560">November 4, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Facebook?src=hash">#Facebook</a> third-quarter revenue beats on ad sales growth: <a href="https://t.co/lfjEV9mjpC">https://t.co/lfjEV9mjpC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%24FB&src=ctag">$FB</a> <a href="https://t.co/CdqhkzaZU1">pic.twitter.com/CdqhkzaZU1</a></p>— Reuters Business (@ReutersBiz) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReutersBiz/status/662021531216777216">November 4, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>