Facebook “App Economy” Worth $15 Billion to U.S. Economy

Facebook “App Economy” Worth $15 Billion to U.S. Economy

The University of Maryland has released a new report detailing the impact of the “Facebook App Economy” on the U.S. economy as a whole. According to the report, the Facebook ecosystem directly or indirectly created between 182,000 and 235,644 new jobs. Those workers made between $12.19 billion and $15.71 billion in wages and benefits.

Facebook itself employs about 2,000 workers.

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