Snapchat ARPU

Snapchat global ARPU was $3.47 in Q4 of 2022, compared to $4.06 in Q4 of 2021.

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Snapchat Business Model

Snapchat is a camera company which business model moves across three industries: social media, content marketing, and AR. Snapchat generates most of its revenue from several ad formats (AR Ads, Snap Ads, Sponsored Geolifters, and Sponsored Lenses). The company also produces Spectacles, a set of AR glasses enabling content creators to produce interactive experiences through Snapchat. 

Snapchat Revenue

99% of Snapchat’s revenue comes from advertising. In 2022, Snapchat grew to over $4.6 billion in revenues, compared to $4.12 billion in 2021 and $2.5 billion in 2020. By 2022, Snapchat recorded a net loss of over $1.4 billion.

Is Snapchat Profitable?

In 2022, Snapchat recorded over $1.4 billion in net losses, with $4.6 billion in revenues, primarily from advertising. Snapchat has not yet found its way to profitability.

Snapchat Users

Snapchat measures its growth through a metric called Daily Active Users (DAUs), as a user on Snapchat usually interacts with it multiple times a day. Over the years, Snapchat DAUs grew from 229 million in early 2020 to 375 million by the end of 2022.

Snapchat ARPU

Snapchat global ARPU was $3.47 in Q4 of 2022, compared to $4.06 in Q4 of 2021.

Facebook Business Model

Facebook, the main product of Meta is an attention merchant. As such, its algorithms condense the attention of over 2.91 billion monthly active users as of June 2021. Meta generated $117.9 billion in revenues, in 2021, of which $114.9 billion from advertising (97.4% of the total revenues) and over $2.2 billion from Reality Labs (the augmented and virtual reality products arm). 

Instagram Business Model

Instagram makes money via visual advertising. As part of Facebook products, the company generates revenues for Facebook Inc.’s overall business model. Acquired by Facebook for a billion dollars in 2012, today, Instagram is integrated into the overall Facebook business strategy.

TikTok Business Model

TikTok is a creative Chinese social media platform driven by short-form video content enabling users to interact and generate content at scale. TikTok primarily makes money through advertising, generating $4.6 billion in advertising revenues in 2021, thus making it among the most popular attention-based business models or attention merchants.

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