Facebook officially announced on Wednesday via its filing for an initial public offering (IPO) how the company fared in 2011. The filling provides more insight on the company's revenue, reporting a $1 billion profit last year on revenues just over
$3.7 billion, an 88% increase in revenue over the previous year. The company currently has two other main sources of revenue: advertising, and partner payments from apps
that sell things on the Facebook platform.
While it might not be the first social networking site to go public, it is by far the largest since Google, and targets to raise around $5 billion. There's no doubt it will reach goal, seeing as it has 845 million active users (483 million of whom return to the site daily).
Rebekah Marine has always wanted to be a model, but was told she couldn't be one because of her prosthetic arm. But against all odds, she's beaten all of them, and today, she'll be walking on the runway for New York's Fashion Week. She's been tapped by FTL Moda and will even join a lineup of models with diverse disabilities. Read more
In Iceland, it takes a really long time for the sun to set. Which is no surprise why this video is just so relaxing to watch. So zen. So satisfying. So beautiful. Watch it below. It's like time is moving so incredibly slowly here. Read more
No way. This actually happened. Pro surfer Maud Le Car is ranked #15 in the world, and among her other skills on a surfboard is surfing with a pair of high heels. Of course, she makes it look like a walk in the park, but I can only imagine how difficult this must be. Check it out below: Read more