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Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform. The platform 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, US
Websitetwitter.com
Employee Ratings4
Culture scoreB-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,900(+20%)
Job Openings127
Revenue (FY, 2019)$3.5 B(+14%)
Share Price (May 2020)$31 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Twitter

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

CEO
Ned Segal

Ned Segal

CFO
Leslie Berland

Leslie Berland

People and Marketing Lead
Parag Agrawal

Parag Agrawal

Technology 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, Cambridge and in 28 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
Market Square, 1355 Market St #900, San Francisco
Atlanta, US
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Boulder, US
1301 Walnut St
Cambridge, US
141 Portland St
Chicago, US
111 N Canal St
Detroit, US
1520 Woodward, 1520 Woodward Ave
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Twitter Financials and Metrics

Twitter Revenue

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Twitter's revenue was reported to be $3.46 b in FY, 2019 which is a 13.7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

807.6m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

523.6m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

64.8%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(8.4m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(7.4m)

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

24.3b

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

31.0

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

3.5b

EV

24.3b
Twitter's current market capitalization is $24.3 b.
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

-3.3 k x

EV/CFO

98.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Twitter Operating Metrics

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Monthly Active Users (Worldwide)

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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 m68 m67 m66 m68 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 m267 m259 m255 m262 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

Company NameDateDeal Size
Chroma LabsFebruary 19, 2020
AidenNovember 25, 2019
LightwellAugust 20, 2019
Fabula AIJune 03, 2019
HighlyApril 18, 2019
SmyteJune 22, 2018$65 m
Yes, IncDecember 01, 2016
Magic Pony TechnologyJune 20, 2016$150 m
PeerApril 07, 2016
ZeroPushOctober 26, 2015
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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 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

Make No Mistake: Twitter Is Right, Trump Is Wrong

This is one of those rare black and white situations: Twitter is the good guy and Donald Trump is just flat wrong. This is more important than ideology or partisanship. And in any case, Twitter was there long before Donald Trump came to the White House, and it will be there long after he has left.

Parler App’s #Twexit Movement Recruits Twitter Users In Wake Of Trump Social Media Wars

There’s a move afoot amongst his conservative supporters to abandon Twitter, Trump’s favorite platform and his biggrst online rival.

Donald Trump Is Angry at Twitter, on Twitter. It's Great for Business

Trump Ire Draws Eyeballs to Twitter, Where Attention Is an Asset

Trump's Tweets Force Twitter Into a High-Wire Act

By hiding but not deleting the president's tweets, the platform has struck a difficult balance to approach a nearly impossible situation.

Sen. Cruz seeks federal Twitter probe as Trump feuds with company

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on Friday urged the Treasury and Justice Departments to investigate whether Twitter, which is embroiled in a feud with the White House, is violating U.S. law by letting top Iranian officials use the social media platform.

Capitol Report: Facebook gets likes from House Republicans, while Twitter is Democrats’ preference in social-media fracas

The deeply divided House of Representatives chose different social-media giants to support, with Republicans backing Facebook and Democrats siding with Twitter.
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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 Leslie Berland.

  • How many employees does Twitter have?

    Twitter has 4,900 employees.

  • What is Twitter revenue?

    Latest Twitter annual revenue is $3.5 b.

  • What is Twitter revenue per employee?

    Latest Twitter revenue per employee is $706 k.

  • Who are Twitter competitors?

    Competitors of Twitter include Snapchat (Snap), Verizon Media and Google.

  • 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, Cambridge and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does Twitter have?

    Twitter has 35 offices.