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Faceook expands ads off of facebook.com to compete with Google

June 28, 2012 by MobileWebGo

http://www.bluefountainmedia.com/blog/will-facebook-ads-overtake-google-...

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A few interesting numbers to consider:

According to ComScore Data Mine: Google reached a billion unique visitors worldwide in May, while Facebook saw 713.6 million.

Facebook generated $1.86 billion in ad revenue last year and is expected to top $4 billion this year. Google reported $29.3 billion in overall revenues last year.

Google's mobile advertising will surpass $1 billion; stock near $600

October 15, 2010 by MobileWebGo

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Google is seeking new revenue streams, including searches on mobile phones. Its Android software has surged in popularity among consumers, overtaking Research In Motion Ltd.’s BlackBerry to become the top smartphone operating system in the U.S. in the second quarter, according to research firm Gartner Inc.

Display revenue is on pace to top $2.5 billion annually, and mobile-ad sales should exceed $1 billion, Jonathan Rosenberg, senior vice president for product management, said on the conference call. CFO Pichette said there is some overlap in mobile and display advertising, though he called it “small.”

On Google’s YouTube video site, the number of videos being watched that can be monetized -- or targeted with ads -- exceed 2 billion on a weekly basis, up more than 50 percent from a year earlier, he said.