Zynga's new games and platform had better expand its audience, because monthly active users have basically been flat for the last year and a half, according to the company's IPO filings.
Zynga's revenue has grown despite the flat lining user growth. The company is doing a good job of wringing sales out of its users.
Facebook’s mobile ad revenue is growing at an astonishing rate and it’s showing no sign of let-up. For a company that admitted in its 2012 IPO filing it did not “generate any meaningful revenue” from its mobile products , Facebook has truly pivoted. We already know that in 2013 45% of Facebook’s $6.99 billion in full-year ad revenue was derived from mobile ads.
Business Insider previously reported that an independent analysis of, and that the number of peopleon the app is growing. The general chatter around Twitter, among app developers and stock owners, is that Twitter's user growth has all but ground to a halt.Twitter reported its Q1 2015 numbers on April 28, and.
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Today, we’re thrilled to share that WhatsApp has more than 700 million monthly active users. Additionally, every day our users now send over 30 billion messages."As crazy as it sounds, WhatsApp's massive growth is on pace with what it saw over the past year.WhatsApp cofounder and CEO Jan Koum said on Monday that the messaging app has topped 700 million monthly active users.
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Morgan Stanley isn't crazy about Tinder, the dating app that allows users to approve or reject potential mates by swiping left or right. And a big reason why is that the app's user base is young people, and young people don't like paying for dating apps.
The Internet is awash with get-rich-quick schemes, which promise vast returns with almost no effort. Most are bogus, but some really do pan out, according to a thread on discussion board Hacker News. Cezar Floroiu, a director at video game developer Ubisoft, started the thread because he wanted to hear from hackers and developers who were "making $1,000+/month on side projects".
The pattern should be clear by now: social networking companies offer their service to users for free, and once they grow to a certain level, it's time to start making money with advertisements. Well, everyone's favorite swipe-right-swipe-left dating app Tinder is looking to join the ranks of Facebook and Twitter by showing users ads in the near future.
If you're looking for more Instagram followers, cheating your way to photo-app fame is not the way to do it.I should know. I just tried.Last week, I was persuaded by several friends to register my Instagram handle at a site called "As someone who often struggles to break into double-digit likes on Instagram, I was excited to give it a try.
Etsy, yes that marketplace for handcrafted and bespoke goods, plans to raise money not by selling custom crocheted rabbit hats or bohemian jewelry, but by doing an initial public offering. The Brooklyn company has just filed anS-1 format the US Securities and Exchange Commission, where it revealed some numbers that give us a glimpse into how the company's doing. It apparently has 1.
"What we told the analysts at our last earnings call, it [revenue] would be flat to down 1%, which is not what we aspire to but it is such an improvement over four years ago," she said. "But listen, we have to be able to grow these two companies because you can’t cut your way to greatness.
Year-end mobile use statistics are usually pretty predictable, at least in terms of overall growth -- Spoiler Alert: It goes up every year -- but 2014 was actually somewhat surprising, if Yahoo's Flurry analytics is to be believed. According to the company's data , the biggest app growth category was Lifestyle & Shopping, which grew an astounding 174%, year-over-year.
Google may be considering chopping up its social network Google+ into separate pieces rather than keeping it together as one holistic social platform, according to a new report from Forbes . Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president of Android, Chrome, and apps, suggested to the publication that Google+ could be broken up into different components.
Apple continues to be the leader in mobile advertising revenue by a significant margin.
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According to a new report, Snapchat thinks they’re worth between $16-19 billion. The last time we learned about Snapchat’s market value, it was August — and they were valued at $10 billion based on 100 million monthly users. While we’re not hearing what Snapchat’s current monthly user statistics are, it’s likely not why they’re raising funds or seeking a larger valuation.
One of the most profound changes in the investment landscape over the past 15 years has been the loss of a once-vibrant IPO market.But knowing how it will end is different than knowing when it will end, and no one knows the answer to that.In the meantime — before it ends — fortunes and careers will be made.
IBM wants the world to stop thinking of the massive $120 billion cloud computing market as being a three-way race between Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. So on Wednesday it started talking about a huge cloud it built for the US Army that processes more transactions than the New York Stock Exchange.
, since players need to pay for in-game currency and special features. But game designer and former pro StarCraft player Sean Plott thinks it is actually the best business model for popular multiplayer games like League of Legends, Defense of the Ancients 2, and Hearthstone.The “Freemium” model dominates mobile games.