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Social networking site Facebook has reported revenue growth of 49% in the last three months of 2014.
The site made $3.85 billion in the final quarter of last year, compared to $2.59 billion over the same period in 2013.
The site has attributed the growth to the strength of mobile advertising.
Facebook and Instagram have denied their services were hacked today, blaming a 40-minute outage on "a change that affected our configuration systems".
It comes hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the outages which left users unable to log into the sites earlier today.
A spokesman for Facebook, which owns Instagram, said: "Earlier today many people had trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram.
"This was not the result of a third party attack but instead occurred after we introduced a change that affected our configuration systems.
"We moved quickly to fix the problem, and both services are back to 100% for everyone."
Hacker group Lizard Squad have claimed to be behind the outage at Facebook and Instagram.
They have previously claimed responsibility for cyber attacks on the Playstation Network and Xbox Live services and most recently theMalaysia Airlines website.