NEW YORK, January 28. /Corr. Kirill Volkov/. The profit of the American company Facebook, which owns the eponymous social network, in the last fiscal quarter (ended 31 December) amounted to us $1,56 billion, reported Tuesday the company’s representatives.
This figure is twice the profit obtained by Facebook for the same period a year ago (about $700 million). The total company’s revenue for the last quarter amounted to $5,84 billion, having risen by $2 billion.
According to the Facebook data, last December, the average daily audience of the social network was about 1.04 billion users – 17% more than in December 2014.
“The community is our network continues to grow, and our business is booming,” he said on this occasion, the founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg. “2015 was a great year for Facebook,” he said.
Facebook is one of the largest social networks in the world. It was founded on 4 February 2004, Zuckerberg and his three classmates while learning at Harvard University. The headquarters of the company is located in Menlo Park (California).