Facebook valuation surges

The social media site now has 8 billion video views per day from 500 million people

8th November, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg, chairman, Facebook

This week saw Mark Zuckerberg’s company hit a valuation of $300 billion, a cumulative share price value shared by only eight other companies – six of which are tech companies.

Facebook’s audience figures have similarly surged. It now has 8 billion video views per day from 500 million people.

The social media platform had 1.55 billion monthly active users at the end of September, a rise of 14 per cent year on year, and...

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