Facebook reported a 30% year-on-year increase in revenues to $16.91 billion, of which ad revenue was $16.6 billion (or 98%), while revenue from payments and other fees was $2.7 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2018. Mobile ad revenues accounted for 93% of ad revenues, up from 89% in Q4FY18. Its total income was $7.8 billion, 6% higher YoY from $7.3 billion in the same quarter last year. Net income amounted to $6.8 billion, 61% higher YoY from $4.2 billion in the same quarter last year, when it was impacted by a tax law enacted in the US, increasing income taxes payable in that quarter. Facebook's capex this quarter was $4.37 billion, and cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities were $41.1 billion. Its headcount increased by 42% YoY to 35,587. User metrics Around 2.7 billion people now use Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp or Messenger each month Over 2 billion people use at least one of the four services every day DAUs 1.52 billion on average for December 2018, an increase of 9% YoY In the investor call, CFO David Wehner said that DAU growth was driven by growth in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines US & Canada 186 million, Europe 282 million APAC: 577 million Rest of the World: 478 million MAUs 2.32 billion as of December 31, 2018, increase of 9% YoY US & Canada 242 million, Europe 381 million APAC: 9467 million Rest of the World: 750 million Revenues by geography US & Canada revenue was $8.4 billion,…
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