Facebook also booked $4.7 billion in profit, a 79 percent increase.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that the company is serious about preventing abuse and that its investments in keeping "problematic content" off its social network will affect its profitability.
"None of that matters if our services are used in ways that don't bring people closer together - or if the foundation of our society is undermined by foreign interference", he said in the post. "These accounts tend to be less active and thus we believe impact DAU less than MAU", Wehner concluded. "Protecting our community is more important than maximising our profits".
The analyst added that some investors might be anxious that the probed into Russia's meddling with USA politics will result in regulation on social networks that might hurt profitability. "What they did is wrong, and we're not going to stand for it", Zuckerberg said.
In addition, about 2-3% of its monthly users in the third quarter were fake, or "user-misclassified and undesirable accounts" - up from 1%, as previously reported.
Unlike Twitter's anything-goes attitude, Facebook is famously strict about verifying the real-life identity of each of its users.
Mobile advertising revenue represented approximately 88 per cent of advertising revenue for the third quarter of 2017, up from approximately 84 per cent of advertising revenue in the third quarter of 2016.
As of September 30, the headcount at Facebook was 23,165 - an increase of 47 per cent year-over-year. This includes the already growing video sharing activities on Facebook's Instagram and WhatsApp, and content consuming through the recently-launched Watch tab, where users can watch shows like on traditional television. The quarterly earningsreport was released as Facebook and other internet titans testified this week before Congress about a Russian-led effort to spread misinformation and sow discord ahead of the 2016 USA election.
"So all told, that gets you to approximately - a little less than 150 million", Stretch said in response to questioning from Democratic Senator Mark Warner.
Qualcomm may soon be extended a way out courtesy of Broadcom , which itself supplies Apple with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo chips. As a result, there is talk that the 2018 iPhone and iPad models will feature modem chips made by Intel and MediaTek .
The Kidde Company is recalling 38-million of their devices because they might not work in an emergency. The company has set up a web page where you can check to see if you own one of the affected models.
An Intel engineer was allegedly copied on the email, according to Bloomberg , which was the first to report on the lawsuit . Apple has accused its chip supplier of unfairly charging companies for using products from other manufacturers.
He said crews let the fuel "burn off itself" and that it took two-and-a-half hours before the fire was extinguished. The larger collision occurred as traffic stalled, including two fuel tankers and three transport trucks.
The response to the Eagles' trade was quick and showed that experts believe that Ajayi will be a huge addition in Philadelphia . But this season, Ajayi , a native of London, has managed just 465 yards on 138 rushes and no TDs.
Then, Leapfrog says researchers weigh the evidence, opportunity for improvement and impact of each measure to calculate a grade. Leapfrog measured things like preventable infections, patient satisfaction, and systems in place to prevent mistakes.
As the scandal widens, police in Britain are now investigating an allegation of sexual assault by actor Kevin Spacey. He said the NYPD was working on the case with the Manhattan district attorney's office.
The snaps come after news broke that Selena is back on the market, having ended things with fellow musician The Weeknd . Yes, she moved on and started putting her own needs first, but, she never hated him, ' the same source dished.
If you have questions about signing up or want to talk through your options, free help is available online or by phone. Almost half of counties in the US are expected to have only one insurer offering plans in 2018.
So the fact that I know that at the end of the season I would at least have an opportunity to play elsewhere, that's great. With the Sixers now 3-4 to begin the new season, it will be interesting to see what happens with Okafor .
The best rain chances will come during the afternoon, but right now only spotty showers and storms are expected. Clouds will increase overnight with lows dipping into the mid 30s making for a chilly start Wednesday morning.
Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled: Check The List
Fire extinguisher manufacturer Kidde is recalling 37.8 million extinguishers in the USA and more than 2 million in Canada. In 2014, extinguishers didn't work for emergency responders who were trying to fight a vehicle fire after a crash.
Aston Martin creates Ultimate Vanquish
Three "Designer Themes" are available for the exterior, each bringing a different flavour to the Vanquish S Ultimate. The interior is punctuated by black accents while a unique cuprum carbonfibre finish trims the centre console.
Facebook quarterly profit rises on mobile ad growth
That comes after Zuckerberg opened wrote in today's earnings release that "We're serious about preventing abuse on our platforms". Each general counsel also struggled to name an executive at their company who is specifically tasked with overseeing the threat.