Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets”. It enables registered users to read and post their tweets through the web, short message service (SMS), and mobile applications.
Twitter’s active group of registered members includes World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations, and entertainment outlets. It is currently available in more 35 languages.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
3,583 (est)-8%
Twitter was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Twitter

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Noto

Anthony Noto

Leslie Berland

Leslie Berland

Chief Marketing Officer
Vijaya Gadde

Vijaya Gadde

General Counsel
Robert Kaiden

Robert Kaiden

Chief Accounting Officer
Matt Derella

Matt Derella

VP of Global Revenue
Keith Coleman

Keith Coleman

VP of Product
Ed Ho

Ed Ho

VP of Product and Engineering

Twitter Office Locations

Twitter has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston, Boulder and in 37 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1355 Market St.

Twitter Metrics

Twitter Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$2.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

($456.9 m)

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$10.7 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)

Twitter's current market capitalization is $10.7 b.
  • Source: SEC Filings
Twitter's revenue was reported to be $2.5 b in FY, 2016
Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$664.9 m$1.4 b$2.2 b$2.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$266.7 m$446.3 m$729.3 m

Gross profit

$398.2 m$956.7 m$1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$316.2 m$614.1 m$871.5 m

R&D expense

$594 m$691.5 m$806.6 m

General and administrative expense

$123.8 m$189.9 m$260.7 m

Operating expense total

$1 b$1.5 b$1.9 b

Net Income

($645.3 m)($577.8 m)($521 m)($456.9 m)
  • Source: SEC Filings

Twitter Operating Metrics

Twitter's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 319 m in Feb, 2017
Dec, 2014Dec, 2015Oct, 2016Feb, 2017

Monthly Active Users

292 m320 m317 m319 m

Twitter Market Value History

Twitter's employees are reported to be approximately 37% female and 63% male.

Twitter Median Salaries

Source: 1.1 k public H-1B filings from Twitter

Twitter Online Presence

Twitter News

Twitter Company Life

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