Facebook: increasing mobilisation

9 May 2013

Facebook’s audience and engagement continue to rise as a result of the migration to mobile devices – on its current trajectory more people will access the social network via mobile devices than PCs by the end of 2014

The transition to mobile is cannibalising desktop time on Facebook but significantly higher usage on mobile devices and rising mobile ad yield is driving growth in overall consumption and revenue

Whilst CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s claim that “Facebook is now a mobile company” is increasingly justified, longer term questions remain over whether it can maintain its central position on the mobile internet or develop significant new streams of revenue

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