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Twitter’s Revenue Growth in 3Q15 Beats Facebook, LinkedIn

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Facebook’s revenues increase 58.4% year-over-year in fiscal 2014

Facebook’s (FB) revenues rose from $3.7 billion in fiscal 2011 to $5.08 billion in fiscal 2012 and $7.9 billion in fiscal 2013. Revenues further rose 58.4% year-over-year in fiscal 2014 to $12.46 billion. We can see that revenues rose 54.7% and 37.1% in fiscal 2013 and fiscal 2012, respectively. On a quarterly basis, revenues rose 58.9% from $2.01 billion in 3Q13 to $3.2 billion in 3Q14. Revenues rose 40.5% in 3Q15 to $4.5 billion.

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Twitter’s revenues increase 57.6% in 3Q15

Twitter’s (TWTR) revenues rose 199% from $106 million in fiscal 2011 to $317 million in fiscal 2012. Revenues then rose 109.8% year-over-year in fiscal 2013 to $665 million and rose 111.0% in fiscal 2014 to $1.40 billion. On a quarterly basis, revenues rose 113.6% from $169 million in 3Q13 to $361 million in 3Q14. Revenues further rose 57.6% year-over-year in 3Q15 to $569 million.

LinkedIn’s revenues increase 37.3% year-over-year in 3Q15

LinkedIn’s (LNKD) revenues rose 86.2% from $522 million in fiscal 2011 to $972 million in fiscal 2012. Revenues rose 57.3% year-over-year in fiscal 2013 to $1.52 billion and 45.1% year-over-year in fiscal 2014 to $2.21 billion. On a quarterly basis, revenues rose 44.5% from $393 million in 3Q13 to $568 million in 3Q14. Revenues rose 37.3% year-over-year in 3Q15 to $780 million.

We can see that revenues for all three firms have risen exponentially, and they’ve posted solid quarterly results, generally beating analyst estimates.

Facebook is part of the iShares S&P GSTI (TM) Technology ETF (IGM) and the First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index ETF (SKYY). Facebook accounts for 5.3% and 4.9% of these ETFs, respectively.

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