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Facebook Posts Strong Earnings, Prepares for FTC Fine

Facebook posted slightly better-than-expected revenue and user growth, closing out a first quarter that looking uniformly strong for social media companies. Its $15.1 billion in revenue during the quarter was up 26% from the period a year earlier and surpassed analyst estimates. Meanwhile its daily active users were up 8% from the quarter last year and 3% sequentially to 1.56 billion. These...

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