LINE Corporation's revenue from 2015 to 2016, by segment (in billion Japanese yen)

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Communication (Stickers)Content (Games)Others*LINE advertisingPortal advertising
201528.73%49.28%5.99%26.49%9.92%
201629.29%44.78%11.92%44.52%10.19%

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This statistic gives information on the revenue distribution of LINE. In 2016, the Japanese chat app had generated 44.8 billion yen of its revenue via communications and content. Popular LINE games include LINE Pop or LINE Pokopang, which also enable strong social interaction by LINE users.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2015 to 2016
Supplementary notes
(1) Revenues from communication were mainly attributable to sales of LINE Stickers and Creator Stickers.
(2) Revenues from content primarily consisted of sales of LINE Games virtual items.
(3) Revenues from LINE advertising primarily consisted of fees from LINE Official Accounts, Sponsored Stickers, LINE Points Ads and Timeline Ads.
(4) Revenues from portal advertising were mainly attributable to advertising revenue from web portals, livedoor and NAVER Matome

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