Here’s how big Facebook’s ad business really is

CNN | Jul 1, 2020 at 12:15 AM
  • San Francisco (CNN Business)Each day, more household names join the list of brands suspending advertising on Facebook to protest what they say are the social network’s failures to stop the spread of hate.
  • In 2009, the company’s ad revenue for the entire year was around $761 million.
  • Now, advertisers on its platform have access to 2.6 billion monthly users and another 1 billion on Instagram.