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.
Instagram has announced via a blog post they are (probably) larger than Twitter. Their service has grown to well over 300 million users, but the real story is how many are using it. According to Instagram, they have a monthly active user number almost as high as their overall user metrics. At 284 million users monthly, they’ve likely outpaced Twitter.
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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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Snapchat has hired Imran Khan, the Credit Suisse banker who led Alibaba’s IPO earlier this year, the Financial Times reports . His title will be chief strategy officer. Khan joins a bunch of senior-level hires at the messaging app who might all be filed under the category "adult supervision.
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".
Instagram announced Wednesday that it now has 300 million monthly active users, up 50 percent in just nine months.That makes the service, a photo- and video-sharing app owned by Facebook, more popular than Twitter, which had 284 million monthly active users as of the third quarter. More than 70 percent of Instagram’s users are outside the United States, the company said.
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.
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.
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.
Mobile video ad revenue in the USwill top over $4.4 billion in 2018 , up by a five-year compound annual growth rate of 73% from 2013. Mobile video ads will grow almost five-times faster than desktop : For comparison, desktop video ad revenue will grow by a CAGR of only 15% during the same time period.
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.