Smartphones are more popular than ever and that's helping Facebook reap near record profits. The social media giant has been expanding in recent years and the news confirms that Facebook is on the right track.
Aviation watchers will know it has been a challenging year in European skies. UK airline easyJet has felt the squeeze like many of its rivals. Yet it's bullish about the future despite a sharp fall in profits.
Facebook posted an ad-driven profit increase of 71 percent, and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg wants more ads. He is eyeing a rollout in Messenger and WhatsApp.
Facebook, Amazon, Google — why did they get so big, so fast? Economists say winner-takes-all "network effects" make such firms natural monopolies — and that we can expect network effects to become ever more important.
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