Facebook’s growth by the numbers (infographic)

NOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full scoop here, and buy your tickets while they last.

Buried in Facebook’s 21,890 word registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are a ton of new facts about the social media company. Since there’s a larger-than-usual amount of buzz surrounding Facebook’s upcoming initial public offering, one of the best ways to cut through the noise is to look at the numbers.

The revenue, growth rates, and user numbers will be scrutinized by potential investors deciding if Facebook stock is a sound investment. What’s the potential for growth? How is it making money? What are the risks? Here are some key takeaways from the S-1 filing.

Adding machine thumbnail via ShutterStock

Facebook infrographic by Statista


We're studying digital marketing compensation: how much companies pay CMOs, CDOs, VPs of marketing, and more, with ChiefDigitalOfficer. Help us out by filling out the survey, and we'll share the results with you.