Facebook Stock Decline Is Largest One-Day Drop in U.S. History

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Facebook has drawn investors because of its fast growth of users and profits.

The company also said that revenue growth from emerging markets and the company's Instagram app, which has been less affected by privacy concerns, would not be enough to fix the damage. Those problems hadn't mattered to the success of the business - until now. But the real question, he said, is whether the company can "continue to do what they are doing in the face of criticism from Wall Street".

Shares tumbled as much as 20 per cent in NY on Thursday as sales and user growth disappointed investors. We're starting to see that this quarter.

Facebook has been an omnipresent part of American news for what seems like all of 2018, and rarely with a positive connotation. While the company posted an earnings beat, revenue was below analysts' guidance as the company raked in $13.23 billion in sales, below the $13.23 billion that analysts were calling for.

Facebook has faced dozens of lawsuits over its handling of user data in a scandal also concerning the United Kingdom firm Cambridge Analytica.

Until now, he said, there was a sense that the vast majority of users didn't fully understand Facebook's business. And it continued to suffer fallout from investigations into Russian manipulation of the platform during the 2016 US presidential election. "Our view is that the company is far from out of the woods", Brian Wieser of Pivotal Research said. Worldwide daily user growth for Facebook's namesake service slid for its sixth straight quarter, bringing it to almost 1.5 billion users in the second quarter.

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Facebook's shares collapsed by 18% on Thursday when the stock market opened in NY, a day after the Silicon Valley company revealed that 3 million users in Europe have abandoned the social network since the Observer revealed the Cambridge Analytica breach of 87m Facebook profiles and the introduction of strict European Union data protection legislation.

Total net sales for the second quarter rose 39 percent to $52.9 billion, missing the average analyst estimate of $53.4 billion. Analysts were expecting $2.1 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. The set of regulations gives users more control over their online data.

In Q2, Facebook's total revenue growth rate dropped about 7 percentage points compared with Q1.

It was Facebook's lowest user growth rate ever.

Facebook's shares recovered somewhat after the call.

As many of you who regularly commute by public transport, or those who watched the World Cup may, have noticed Facebook has been on a push to regain user trust following its privacy scandals.

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Other prominent social media slid Thursday afternoon.

Amazon has been in a race with Apple to see which company would be the first to reach a $1 trillion market cap. The company doesn't break out Instagram's revenue. In light of increased investment in security, we could choose to decrease our investment in new product areas, but we're not going to - because that wouldn't be the right way to serve our community and because we run this company for the long term, not for the next quarter.

On Thursday afternoon, Facebook watched its capitalization drop by $119 billion, lowering its valuation to $510 billion, which represents a 19 percent drop, according to CNBC.

Richard Windsor, a technology analyst who writes the Radio Free Mobile blog, said the new outlook should not be surprising.

The company reported its second-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday.

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