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Facebook Mobile Users Surpass Desktop Users For The First Time

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Facebook's earnings are out. The company beat Wall Street's profit and revenue expectations

Besides financials, we got a glimpse into how people are using the social network and there are some pretty interesting findings.

For the first time ever, Facebook's m obile daily active users exceeded desktop daily active users.

Here are some other stats from the official press release:

  • Monthly active users (MAUs) were 1.06 billion as of  December 31, 2012 , an increase of 25% year-over-year.
  • Daily active users (DAUs) were 618 million on average for  December 2012 , an increase of 28% year-over-year.
  • Mobile MAUs were 680 million as of  December 31, 2012 , an increase of 57% year-over-year.
  • Mobile DAUs exceeded web DAUs for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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