Google saw an increase in revenues this year, according to a second-quarter earnings report from parent company Alphabet Investor Relations.
Revenues for Google properties were $23.3 billion this year, up from $18.4 billion in Q2 2017. Advertising revenue in particular (mainly driven from Google’s search and YouTube advertising) was $28.1 billion, up from $22.7 billion. The number of paid clicks on Google ads also grew by 58% year-over-year.
Without accounting for a $5 billion fine against the company by the European Union, Google’s net income for the three-month period (which ended June 30) was $8.27 billion, more than twice the $3.5 billion net income from Q2 2017.
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