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Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform. It enables users to send and read short messages known as “tweets” through the web, short message service, and mobile apps. The company also offers products and services for users, advertisers, developers, and data partners.
TypePublic
Founded2006
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitetwitter.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,900(+25%)
Job Openings1,426
Revenue (FY, 2020)$3.7 B(+8%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$63.8
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Twitter

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

CEO
Ned Segal

Ned Segal

CFO
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
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Twitter Office Locations

Twitter has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Boulder, Chicago and in 28 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
Market Square, 1355 Market St #900, San Francisco
Atlanta, GA, US
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Boulder, CO, US
1301 Walnut St
Chicago, IL, US
111 N Canal St
Detroit, MI, US
1520 Woodward, 1520 Woodward Ave
Miami, FL, US
78 SW 7th St
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Twitter Financials and Metrics

Twitter Revenue

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Twitter's revenue was reported to be $3.72 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

3.7b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

2.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

63.2%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(1.1b)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

26.7m

Market capitalization (1-Apr-2021)

50.9b

Closing stock price (1-Apr-2021)

63.8

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

2.0b

EV

52.7b
Twitter's current market capitalization is $50.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.4b3.0b3.5b3.7b

Revenue growth, %

(3%)25%14%

Cost of goods sold

861.2m965.0m1.1b1.4b

Gross profit

1.6b2.1b2.3b2.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

664.9m710.5m758.1m786.9m841.4m823.7m807.6m683.4m936.2m

Cost of goods sold

222.8m230.2m243.6m264.0m278.0m281.1m284.0m288.0m361.4m

Gross profit

442.0m480.4m514.5m522.9m563.4m542.7m523.6m395.4m574.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

66%68%68%66%67%66%65%58%61%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.6b1.9b1.8b2.0b

Accounts Receivable

664.3m788.7m850.2m1.0b

Prepaid Expenses

254.5m112.9m130.8m123.1m

Current Assets

5.3b7.1b7.6b8.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

1.6b2.5b1.9b2.2b2.2b1.9b3.5b3.1b2.2b

Accounts Receivable

611.8m614.9m621.9m684.2m719.9m684.2m656.4m600.8m747.5m

Prepaid Expenses

268.6m264.4m141.3m111.7m106.3m123.9m140.5m128.5m161.0m

Current Assets

5.4b6.5b6.7b7.3b7.5b6.6b8.5b8.5b8.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(108.1m)1.2b1.5b(1.1b)

Depreciation and Amortization

395.9m425.5m465.5m495.2m

Accounts Payable

8.4m(1.5m)2.9m18.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

831.2m1.3b1.3b992.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

61.0m161.1m950.3m190.8m1.3b1.3b(8.4m)(1.4b)(1.4b)

Depreciation and Amortization

96.8m202.8m314.8m113.5m229.1m349.1m120.6m244.5m366.5m

Accounts Payable

(26.9m)(16.8m)(22.6m)(12.9m)(4.7m)(12.6m)(14.5m)(26.2m)(5.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

242.7m563.8m1.0b351.7m690.7m1.0b246.8m447.8m662.6m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

724.6k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Twitter Operating Metrics

Twitter's Monetizable Daily Active Users (Worldwide) was reported to be 187 m in Q3, 2020.
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Monetizable Daily Active Users (Worldwide)

110 m114 m115 m120 m122 m124 m126 m134 m139 m145 m152 m166 m186 m187 m

Monetizable Daily Active Users (United States)

25 m26 m25 m26 m26 m26 m27 m28 m29 m30 m31 m33 m36 m36 m

Monetizable Daily Active Users (International)

85 m88 m89 m94 m96 m98 m99 m105 m110 m115 m121 m133 m150 m152 m

Timeline Views (US)

23.07 b27.93 b32.55 b35.91 b39.54 b40.61 b43.17 b40.92 b45.81 b47.22 b48.95 b49.17 b
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Twitter Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RevueJanuary 26, 2021
UENO.January 06, 2021
BreakerJanuary 05, 2021
SquadDecember 11, 2020
CrossInstallMay 12, 2020
Chroma LabsFebruary 19, 2020
AidenNovember 25, 2019
LightwellAugust 20, 2019
Fabula AIJune 03, 2019
HighlyApril 18, 2019
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Twitter Revenue Breakdown

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Twitter revenue breakdown by business segment: 86.5% from Advertising Services and 13.5% from Data Licensing and Other

Twitter revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 28.3% from Rest of World, 15.5% from Japan and 56.2% from United States

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Twitter Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

66/100

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Twitter Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Twitter Online and Social Media Presence

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Twitter Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    71/100

  • Diversity

    B

    73/100

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Twitter News and Updates

Newsmax Anchor’s Weird Weed Anecdote Gets Burned On Twitter

The right-wing host tweeted an unbelievable cautionary tale as New York legalized recreational marijuana.

The first movie based on a viral Twitter thread now has a trailer

Zola shows that, in the era of social media, anything on the internet can be commodified if there's enough interest in it.

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram need to make these changes to fight harassment, nonprofit says

Free expression advocacy group PEN America called on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media companies to address online abuse in a new report.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s ‘Mark Of The Beast’ Theory Receives Holy Hell On Twitter

The "QAnon Congresswoman" has a bonkers new conspiracy related to the coronavirus vaccine.

Leaked documents reveal how Amazon built a Twitter army to defend itself in a secret project codenamed 'Veritas' (AMZN)

Summary List PlacementAmazon is facing a fresh round of scrutiny over the army of warehouse workers it enlisted to defend the company and CEO Jeff Bezos on Twitter against criticism of the company's grueling working conditions. On Tuesday, The Intercept published leaked documents detailing the pro…

Scientists used AI to link cryptomarkets with substance abusers on Reddit and Twitter

An international team of researchers recently developed an AI system that pieces together bits of information from dark web cryptomarkets, Twitter, and Reddit in order to better understand substance abusers. Don’t worry, it doesn’t track sales or expose users. It helps scientists better understand h…
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Twitter Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Twitter founded?

    Twitter was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Twitter key executives?

    Twitter's key executives are Jack Dorsey, Ned Segal and Parag Agrawal.

  • How many employees does Twitter have?

    Twitter has 4,900 employees.

  • What is Twitter revenue?

    Latest Twitter annual revenue is $3.7 b.

  • What is Twitter revenue per employee?

    Latest Twitter revenue per employee is $758.4 k.

  • Who are Twitter competitors?

    Competitors of Twitter include Pinterest, WeChat and TikTok.

  • Where is Twitter headquarters?

    Twitter headquarters is located at Market Square, 1355 Market St #900, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Twitter offices?

    Twitter has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Boulder, Chicago and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does Twitter have?

    Twitter has 32 offices.