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.
Pinterest said on Wednesday that it had surpassed 100 million monthly active members, in a milestone for the digital scrapbooking start-up, which has faced scrutiny over whether the size of its user base and business growth can justify its huge valuation.
Weebly has hired former Path CFO and Google finance executive Kim Jabal as its first finance chief.Weebly was founded in 2007 and has grown into aglobal platform that allows users to easily create unique websites, blogs, and online stores.The San Francisco-basedtech startup raised $35 million in April 2014, for a valuation of$455 million.
Facebook's growth shows no sign of stopping. Today is announced that it has over one billion users on average using it everyday . In August it announced it had passed a milestone of having one billion users on the site in a single day. By the next month that was the average. That's a year-over-year increase of 17 percent. Monthly active users increased by 14 percent to 1.
estimates thatInstagram could become a $300 million business by 2016, while SunTrust puts the number at a more modest "greater than $2 billion" by 2017.Facebook is set to report its Q3 earnings Wednesday afternoon and Wall Street expects solid growth. Analysts expect revenue of $4.37 billion up 36.4% from $3.2 billion in Q3 2014 and EPS of $0.52, up from $0.43 at the same time last year.
Deezer's music streaming service has been around for years, but its subscriber base is small compared to Spotify and newcomer Apple Music . Now, the company hopes to grow those numbers by partnering with a UK mobile network -- but this time, it's Three rather than Orange.
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.
You're going to see a lot more pre-roll video ads on Twitter. The company hosteda splashy event in New York on Thursday to showcase new video ad features for marketers. The gist of it is that publishers will now be able to make money from videos they post on Twitter, by letting the internet company append pre-roll video ads in front of the clips.
I’d like to see WeTransfer not as a utility that is handy, but as a great museum where you can discover great work," Nalden, the startup's cofounder, said.It's not a statement you hear from Box's Aaron Levie or Dropbox's Drew Houston. But WeTransfer, astylish cousin to Dropbox, is designed to be simple and beautiful.
Google recently released its financial report for the 2nd quarter of the year. Highlights include an 11% revenue growth year over year, $17.7 billion revenue, and cash flow of $7.0 billion during the past quarter. The search giant saw a constant currency revenue growth of 18% year over year, thanks to the strong performance of programmatic advertising and Youtube.
"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.
In 2012, the note-taking app Evernote became one of the first “Unicorn” startups, joining the exclusive club for private tech companies worth $1 billion or more.That year, Evernote passed 30 million registered users, brought its total funding to $270 million, and seemed like a sure-fire candidate to hit the public market in the coming years.Fast forward three years, and the tables have turned.
While the GoPro product line has definitely captured the attention (and wallets) of the more adventurous type of mobile videographers, one problem that users have been facing is editing and sharing the videos without having to transfer it to a computer or laptop.
Steve Huffman has just walked into what may be one of the most difficult jobs in Silicon Valley.As the new chief executive of Reddit, the hugely popular online message board, Mr. Huffman is set to face intense scrutiny from the site’s users over even the tiniest management decision.
Following the recent addition of its Super Like feature , Tinder has released an update for its mobile app that introduces several new refinements, including additional information on user profiles, and improved algorithms for finding matches.
So why am I leaving? Ultimately, the board asked me to demonstrate higher user growth in the next six months than I believe I can deliver while maintaining reddit’s core principles," Pao said.Ellen Pao is stepping down from Reddit because of a clash with the board on user growth, she wrote in her resignation letter.
BELLEVUE, Wash. — The offices of OfferUp in the suburbs of Seattle are decorated with the kind of offbeat knickknacks that are easy to find on an online classifieds site like Craigslist.There’s a large Yoda statue, a Victorian settee and a table made out of the wood from a bowling alley.