Facebook has reported a jump in profits in the third quarter on the back of increased advertising sales.

The social media firm reported a net income rise of 11% to $891m (£579m) in July to September, compared with $806m in the same period last year.

Facebook also reported that developing markets had seen strong growth in the number of users.

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said the company was “focused on innovating and investing for the long term”.

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