The social network reported revenue of $16.89 billion, ahead of a $16.49 billion consensus, while earnings per share (excluding one-time charges) of $1.99 beat a $1.88 consensus estimate. Daily average users for core Facebook and Messenger rose 8% year-over-year to 1.59 billion, while monthly average users rose 8% to 2.41 billion. Both growth rates fit with consensus estimates.
Shares of Facebook were rising 3.5% to $211.76 in after-hours trading on Wednesday.
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