A few details from Facebook’s Q2 earnings report and conference call

Facebook held a quarterly earnings call yesterday. For those interested, the Wall Street Journal has provided a complete recap of the call. Our more financially minded readers can view more details on the Facebook investor relations page. If you’re too busy to read the entire recap, here are some important takeaways.

1) Facebook search is a “multiyear voyage.” The indexing of content on Facebook is still under way and will continue to develop. For a complete summary of the conversation about Facebook search see this post on Search Engine Land.

2) More than 1 billion searches are conducted on Facebook each day.

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3) Facebook has 829 million daily active users and 1.32 billion monthly active users. See this post at InsideFacebook.com for all of the numbers.

4) The “save” feature wasn’t discussed in great detail, but it’s definitely something you should be aware of. Basically, it allows users to save posts they want to read at a later time.

Jeremy Roberts, SPHR, is VP, Customer Experience at HiringSolved. He is the previous Editor of SourceCon. Prior to joining the ERE Media team, he spent over a decade working as a recruiter, sourcer, and sourcing manager. This time was spent in diverse environments, including third party agency settings (retained and contingent), recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers, and internal corporate HR departments. His previous employers include the MHA Group, Ajilon Finance, Korn Ferry Futurestep, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, and Randstad Sourceright, US. He resides in Corinth, TX with his wife and 3 children.


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