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Facebook looks to mobile devices for revenue

Facebook, is set to begin showing advertisements to users on mobile devices before its $5 billion initial public offering. The social network giant has already discussed proposals with unidentified advertising agencies for displaying 'featured stories' in the news feed seen by users.

business Updated: Feb 07, 2012 14:04 IST

Facebook, the social network giant, is set to begin showing advertisements to users on mobile devices before its $5 billion initial public offering, the Financial Times reported on Monday.



Facebook has already discussed proposals with unidentified advertising agencies for displaying what it calls "featured stories" in the news feed seen by users on the site in an effort to tap a new source of revenue, the newspaper cited several people familiar with the plans as saying.



Facebook mobile device users are likely to see advertisements in March ahead of its initial public offering, which is expected in May, according to the FT.

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