In December 2016 monthly active audience Vkontakte increased to 95 million people. This is stated in the report of the company Mail.Ru Group. It is noted that a new record was reached and the number of mobile social network users – 78 million people per month.
The company added that the number of active users built-in messenger “Vkontakte” on smartphones and desktops is 82 million monthly.
According Mail.Ru Group aggregate segment revenue in 2016 increased by 14.8 % compared to the previous year, amounting to HPP, 42.75 billion. In the last quarter of last year, the company received income in the amount of 13.24 billion, which is 19.2 % more compared to the same period of 2015.
Given the one-time tax expense in the amount of 1.02 billion rubles of net profit Mail.Ru Group in 2016 grew 18.0% compared to the previous year and amounted to 11.61 billion. Excluding this expense profit rose by 28.4 % — to 12.64 billion.
It is noted that in 2016, further growth of social network “Vkontakte”. Its revenue rose by 43.4 % to 8.94 billion rubles.
Not so long ago it was also reported that the social network “Vkontakte” have created their own app for live broadcasts. Mobile app VK Live is already available in the App Store, soon will appear version for Android.