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FILE - This March 29, 2018, file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, reported its slowest quarterly growth as a public company, pressured by a global slowdown in the digital advertising market due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Facebook revenue growth slows, but 'signs of stability' rise

Apr. 29, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook on Wednesday reported its slowest quarterly growth as a public company, pressured by the coronavirus pandemic and a resulting global slowdown in digital advertising. The social network, like Google on Tuesday, said it’s feeling the squeeze but expects to weather it...

FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York.  Google parent Alphabet report their latest results Tuesday, April 28, 2020 after the closing bell. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Google's growth slows as pandemic infests advertising market

Apr. 28, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Google reported its weakest revenue growth in nearly five years as the pandemic-driven recession began to shrivel its advertising sales in the first quarter. The January-March earnings for Google parent Alphabet offer a first look at how the digital ad market has fared amid...

FILE - This combination of file photos shows a Google sign and the Facebook app. The reduced advertising triggered by past recessions often triggers layoffs and other cutbacks at long-established publishers and broadcasters trying to offset lost sales. But this downturn may be so severe that digital advertising pillars Google and Facebook may for the first time have to contend with their own revenue shrinking as marketing budgets shrivel.  (AP Photo/File)

Digital-ad downturn may complicate life for Google, Facebook

Apr. 27, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

Demand for digital advertising is shriveling after a decade of explosive growth amid the pandemic-fueled downturn. That could complicate things for Google and Facebook, who for the first time may have to contend with revenues that are actually shrinking. With consumers mostly at home and unemployment soaring,...