Facebook parent Meta posts first revenue decline in history
July 27, 2022
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, posted its first revenue decline in history Thursday, dragged down by a drop in ad spending as the economy falters — and as competition from rival TikTok intensifies.
The results largely followed a broader decline in the digital advertising market that is dinging Meta rivals such as Google, Twitter — which also posted a revenue decline — and Snap. Google's parent company Alphabet reported its slowest quarterly growth in two years on Tuesday.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Meta is slowing its pace of investments and plans to "steadily reduc...