Twitter’s Advertising Business Isn’t Worth Tweeting About

Text size When it comes to ad sales, Facebook’s parent company, Meta, sells in eight days what Twitter sells in a year. Nic Coury/Bloomberg For all the outsized attention the world is giving to Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the company is just a blip in the $600 billion global digital advertising industry. And you … Read more

Is Google’s business model threatened?

Key points to remember Alphabet, Google’s parent company, posted its second slowest quarter of growth since 2013. Earnings per share missed analysts’ forecasts by 15.44% and highlighted concerns about the future of advertising revenue as a business model. Ad spend is down due to the economic environment, but recent updates from Apple are directly affecting … Read more

FTSE 100 Live October 26: Big tech stocks fall as Google owner Alphabet disappoints, Barclays profits

1666770285 FTSE 100 flat, Reckitt and WPP share 3% less The FTSE 100 index is close to its opening mark – down 7.67 points to 7005.81 – but shares of WPP and Reckitt Benckiser are down 3% on their latest updates. WPP reported a 10% rise in third-quarter earnings and “continued strong momentum”, but shares … Read more