Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read short messages known as “tweets”. It offers products and services for users, advertisers, developers and data partners. The Company enables registered users to read and post their tweets through the web, short message service, and mobile applications. As a global real-time communications platform, Twitter has a huge number of visitors and users around the world. Its active group of registered members includes world leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations and entertainment outlets.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
3,372 (est)-5%
Twitter was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Twitter

Parag Agrawal

Parag Agrawal

Technology Lead
Leslie Berland

Leslie Berland

People and Marketing Lead
Kayvon Beykpour

Kayvon Beykpour

Product Lead
Matt Derella

Matt Derella

Customers Lead
Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

Bruce Falck

Bruce Falck

Revenue Product Lead
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Twitter Office Locations

Twitter has offices in Seattle, Toronto, Rio de Janeiro, Mumbai and in 37 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1355 Market St.
Seattle, US
1501 4th Avenue
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Twitter Financials and Metrics

Twitter Revenue

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Twitter's revenue was reported to be $2.44 b in FY, 2017 which is a 3.4% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

664.9 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

442 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

61 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

74.9 m

Market capitalization (11-Jul-2018)

33 b

Closing share price (11-Jul-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

1.6 b


33.2 b
Twitter's current market capitalization is $33 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.5 b911.5 m988.6 m1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

418.5 m638.7 m650.7 m664.3 m

Prepaid Expenses

215.5 m247.8 m227 m254.5 m

Current Assets

4.3 b4.4 b4.7 b5.3 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


960.8 m845 m2.3 b1.6 b883.3 m876.4 m1 b947.7 m1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.6 b1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

237.9 m287.1 m324.7 m415.5 m475.2 m536.8 m576.8 m556.8 m590.1 m501.2 m524.1 m509.9 m611.8 m

Prepaid Expenses

90.9 m79.8 m201.5 m221.4 m234.7 m237.6 m235.7 m237.1 m224.1 m250.5 m236.1 m234.5 m268.6 m

Current Assets

2.5 b2.5 b4.2 b4.2 b4.3 b4.3 b4.4 b4.4 b4.5 b4.7 b4.8 b5 b5.4 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(577.8 m)(521 m)(456.9 m)(108.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

208.2 m312.8 m402.2 m395.9 m

Accounts Payable

18.1 m76.4 m(7.1 m)8.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

81.8 m383.1 m763.1 m831.2 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

(132.4 m)(277 m)(452.5 m)(162.4 m)(299.1 m)(430.8 m)(79.7 m)(186.9 m)(289.8 m)(61.6 m)(178 m)(199.1 m)61 m

Depreciation and Amortization

40 m85.6 m145.7 m67.9 m143.9 m225.4 m88.6 m181.9 m282.8 m102.8 m205.9 m303.3 m96.8 m

Accounts Payable

(303 k)1.4 m5.3 m(1.7 m)(11.4 m)(9.5 m)(37 m)(37.1 m)(26.3 m)(37 m)(13.6 m)(14.5 m)(26.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

42.7 m124.4 m38.5 m92.2 m182.2 m283.8 m162.8 m377.3 m566.5 m203.4 m393.2 m633.1 m242.7 m
USDY, 2018


443.5 x


136.9 x


0.3 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

P/E Ratio

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Twitter Operating Metrics

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Monthly Active Users (Worldwide)

30 m68 m49 m54 m85 m101 m117 m138 m151 m167 m185 m204 m218 m232 m241 m255 m271 m284 m288 m308 m316 m320 m320 m310 m313 m317 m319 m328 m328 m330 m330 m336 m

Monthly Active Users (US)

10 m19 m14 m15 m23 m27 m30 m34 m37 m40 m45 m48 m49 m53 m54 m57 m60 m63 m63 m65 m66 m66 m65 m65 m66 m67 m67 m70 m68 m69 m68 m69 m

Monthly Active Users (International)

20 m49 m35 m39 m62 m74 m87 m104 m114 m127 m140 m156 m169 m179 m187 m198 m211 m221 m225 m236 m250 m254 m254 m245 m247 m250 m252 m259 m260 m261 m262 m267 m

Timeline Views (Worldwide)

71.02 b89.45 b106.07 b117.49 b136.33 b150.90 b158.76 b147.78 b156.71 b173.17 b180.64 b181.95 b
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Twitter Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Smyte (24)June 22, 2018
Yes, Inc December 01, 2016
Magic Pony Technology (11)June 20, 2016$150 m
Peer April 07, 2016
ZeroPush October 26, 2015
Fastlane October 22, 2015
Whetlab June 17, 2015
TellApart April 28, 2015$479 m
tenXer April 02, 2015$50 m
Periscope Co March 10, 2015
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Twitter Revenue Breakdown

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Twitter revenue breakdown by business segment: 86.4% from Advertising services and 13.6% from Data licensing and other

Twitter revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 28.1% from Rest of World, 14.1% from Japan and 57.9% from United States

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Twitter Online and Social Media Presence

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Twitter News and Updates

Mark Duplass Is Having a Very Rough Few Days on Twitter

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A handy guide to the immigrant rights activists and experts you should follow on Twitter

It’s now been over three months since the Trump administration decided to prosecute every migrant entering the U.S. without permission. That policy, known as "zero tolerance," led to the separation of children from their parents, as well as the indefinite detention of migrants awaiting a court hea…

How Robert Kraft became the subject of a fake soccer report

"We laughed a lot about that because they didn't verify anything."

Adorable toddler and pup play a game of fetch despite the backyard fence dividing them

Dogs and babies like peanut butter and chocolate: always a winning combination. It's a point proven to be true yet again by this adorable video shared to Twitter, Tuesday. In this video from photojournalist Chad Nelson captured by a friend, his young son plays fetch with a high-energy pup, despite…

This Princess Diana Portrait Was Created With HIV-Positive Blood

Artist Conor Collins hopes his painting encourages a discussion around lingering AIDS stigma.

A steam pipe explosion in New York City has sparked fears of asbestos contamination — here's why that's concerning

A steam pipe explosion in New York City sent muck, steam, and asphalt into the air. Electric company ConEd is also testing for asbestos contamination. Asbestos is a building material that can be toxic when inhaled. It is linked to lung cancer. On Thursday, a steam pipe exploded on 5th Avenue in …
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Twitter Company Life and Culture

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