Despite the fact Facebook is slated to pull in $2 billion dollars in revenue this year, it’s behind where Google was six years after launch according to a recent report.
In the latest Facebook valuation, the company is said to be worth $59.4 billion. Some are saying that Facebook may be a bigger money maker than Google, and private investors are scrambling to get a share of the stock that has surged over the past couple years thanks to private markets like SecondMarket, Second Shares, and other deals taking place behind closed doors.
But check out the infographic by Business Insider, below. Looking at Facebook’s revenue growth compared to other online-advertising-driven monster companies like Google and Yahoo, it appears Facebook is well behind where Google was when the company was Facebook’s age.
Business Insider explain the slow growth in the beginning: “It’s true that Facebook did not emphasize revenue early in its early years, but neither did Google.”
Image from Business Insider.