The company's profit too rose 29 percent to $5.43 billion, a performance that analysts called exceptional for a company so large.
Revenue at Google increased by 22.2% to end the quarter to $24.75 billion compared to $20.25 billion for the same quarter one year ago.
And the revenue increases were not driven by sales of Pixel smartphones, cloud or any of the other technologies the company likes to show off, but of online advertising.
Alphabet, Google's parent company, reported a 22% bounce in first-quarter sales to $24.8bn. This change resulted in a modest increase in paid clicks and a decrease in cost-per-click.
During his call with Wall Street analysts, CEO of Alphabet Sundar Pichai said that the company's excellent properties such as Search, Maps, Google Play and YouTube are made for today's mobile world, where people are actively interested and engaged. "We clearly continue to benefit from our ongoing investments in product innovation and have great momentum in our new businesses across Alphabet", Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet, said.
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Alphabet Inc. GOOGL just released its first-quarter fiscal 2017 financial results, posting earnings of $7.73 per share and revenues of $24.506 billion.
As a result, these companies began a mass boycott of YouTube, much to the worry and chagrin of its army of creators.
It may be recalled that ad revenues of YouTube were perceived as taking a huge hit in view of advertisers pulling out over placement of offensive content along with advertisements on the video-sharing website. Net income stood at $5.4 Billion.
And the company's Other Bets division - which includes things like Google Fiber and Nest smart thermostats - saw revenue jump 48% to $244 million.
"We believe Google will continue to gain traction in the cloud market, and when combined with Google Play and sales of Google's hardware products, we see Google's "other" revenue growing 38 percent to almost $14 billion in 2017", Morningstar analyst Ali Mogharabi wrote in a client note.
In December, Google spun off its self-driving vehicle program into a separate business called Waymo.