Facebook Q2 net income $2.06 billion
Earnings per share, excluding certain expenses, were 97 cents a share, compared with 50 cents on that basis a year earlier.
Revenue rose 59% to $6.43 billion, up from $4.04 billion during the same period a year earlier and compared with the average analyst estimate of $6.02 billion.
About 1.71 billion people now access Facebook at least once a month, up 15% from a year ago. More than 1.1 billion people access the site and app every day, up 17%. ■