How Facebook Earned $2 Billion in 2010
Insiders say Facebook is set to generate $2 billion in revenues in 2010. Here's how bloggers are explaining the company's success.
Insiders tell Bloomberg that Facebook is on track to generate a whopping $2 billion in revenues in 2010. The figure smashes the company's own expectations and is more than double what the company hauled last year, a reported $700 to $800 million. According to Bloomberg, the social network's swelling userbase has become irresistible to big-name advertisers including Adidas, JPMorgan Chase and Coca-Cola. Here's how bloggers are explaining the company's success. "It isn’t just about being cool, fun and having a large user base. The key thing in advertising is data."
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Both panoramic and detailed, this infographic manages to show both the size and distribution of world religions.
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A new computer model solves a pair of Jovian riddles.
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- Putting the two questions together revealed the answer to both.
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