Today, Facebook ammended its S-1 filing. What would have been a non-event turned out to be quite a series of revelations that are making the headlines and driving trending topics everywhere.
Here’s a rundown…
Facebook is rapidly nearing the 1 billion user mark. In today’s amended S-1, the social network revealed that its population of global denizens is now at 901 million.
With 7.009 billion people on earth, the country of Facebook now accounts for one in 7.7 people in the world.
Facebook now has 526 million daily active mobile users.
As of December 31st, 2011, Facebook listed 483 million active mobile users.
The social network paid $300 million in cash plus 23 million shares valued at $30.89 each for a total of a pre-IPO value of $1,010,470,000.
The deal is expected to close next quarter. If for some reason the deal falls through, Facebook will pay a $200 million termination fee.
Per Facebook, “We have agreed to pay Instagram a $200 million termination fee if governmental authorities permanently enjoin or otherwise prevent the completion of the merger or if either party terminates the agreement after December 10, 2012.”
Facebook made $1,058 billion in revenue in Q1 2012.
As good friend Josh Constine over at TechCrunch observed, “if Facebook maintains its current revenue rate, it would make $4.69 on each of its 901 million users each year.”
Advertising made up $872 million of Facebook’s Q1 2012 revenue.
Fees and payments accounted for $186 million.
Between Q4 2011 and Q1 2012, the company’s revenue is down from $1.131 billion.
Between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012, revenues are up $327 million year over year.
The growth between 2010 and 2011 equated to 88% with growth slowing to 44.7% between Q1 2011 - 2012.
Facebok receives 300 million photo uploads every day, that’s just over 208,000 images per minute.
125 billion frienships define the global social graph, up from 100 billion listed on December 31, 2011.
Facebook denizens Like and coment 3.2 billion times per day, up from 2.7 billion on December 31, 2011.
Microsoft has agreed to sell 650 patents it recently purchased from AOL to Facebook for $550 million in cash.
The company now has over 1,400 patents.
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