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Tech Giants' Earnings Rise

Facebook's quarterly sales rose by nearly 50% in the social media giant's first results since a privacy scandal over users' data emerged.

Facebook's quarterly sales rose by nearly 50% in the social media giant's first results since a privacy scandal over users' data emerged.
The company said that revenues rose to $11.9bn in the first three months of the year, compared to $8bn previously. AJ Bell's Russ Mould talks us through the numbers. Ben Wood from CCS Insight tells us about moves from tech firms to offer song choices free from bad language. But why has it taken them so long? And we get to grips with the future of sex toys with Mystery Vibe founder Stephanie Alys, who tells us what our bedrooms of tomorrow could be like. Presenter Zoe Kleinman is joined by BBC Technology reporter Jane Wakefield and special guest Kasmir Hill of Gizmodo joins the programme from San Francisco.

(Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg returns from a break in a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11 in Washington, DC. Credit: Getty Images)

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