Mobile, acquisitions drove huge 2014 Facebook growth
by Sharon Hill
29 Jan 2015As Facebook continues its move to e-commerce enabled marketplace, its revenue and audience pick up steam as well, with mobile and mobile-focused acquisitions driving those results. For Facebook, desktop access, which was responsible for a mere 1 percent revenue gain for all of 2014, is definitely taking a back seat. Mobile made up 69 percent of the year's revenue. Other efforts coming or stayi
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.