The multiplication of polemics does not hinder the forward march of Facebook. Wednesday, April 25, the social network announced a significant increase in its financial results for the first quarter. “Despite the significant challenges we face, our community and our activities start strong in 2018 “, is overjoyed that Mark Zuckerberg, its founder and boss.
“These results are a relief “, says Daniel Ives, an analyst at GBH Insights. As Facebook crosses one of the most serious crises of its history in the wake of revelations about the siphoning of personal data from 87 million users by the british firm Cambridge Analytica. “It will still take three to six months to finish with the current storm,” said Mr. Ives.
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In the meantime, the figures for the beginning of the year lessen, at least temporarily, the concerns of Wall Street. In exchange after Exchange, the share Facebook flew away in effect of 7 %. However, it is still a good distance away from its historical high, reached in early February.
Positive trend to be confirmed