Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character 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)
3,583 (est)
Twitter was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Twitter

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

Ned Segal

Ned Segal

Parag Agrawal

Parag Agrawal

Vijaya Gadde

Vijaya Gadde

General Counsel
Grace Kim

Grace Kim

VP, Design & User Research
Leslie Berland

Leslie Berland

CMO & Head of People
Ed Ho

Ed Ho

GM, Consumer Product and Engineering
Kayvon Beykpour

Kayvon Beykpour

GM, Video
Bruce Falck

Bruce Falck

GM, Revenue Product and Engineering

Twitter Office Locations

Twitter has an office in Brussels, Dubai, London, 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 Financials

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

Revenue (FY, 2017)

2.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

1.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

(108.1 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

38.7 m

Market capitalization (5-Mar-2018)

26.1 b

Cash (2-Mar-2018)

1.6 b


26.2 b
Twitter's current market capitalization is $26.1 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.4 b2.2 b2.5 b2.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

446.3 m729.3 m932.2 m861.2 m

Gross profit

956.7 m1.5 b1.6 b1.6 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, 2017


960.8 m845 m2.3 b1.6 b883.3 m876.4 m1 b947.7 m1 b1.2 b1.3 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 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 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 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, 2017

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)

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 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)

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 m
USDY, 2017


676.9 x


31.6 x


681.9 k


0.4 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Twitter Operating Metrics

Twitter's Patent Applications was reported to be 95 in Q3, 2013.
Q1, 2010Q1, 2011Q3, 2010FY, 2010Q2, 2011Q3, 2011FY, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012FY, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013FY, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

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 m310 m313 m317 m328 m328 m330 m330 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 m66 m67 m70 m68 m69 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 m245 m247 m250 m259 m260 m261 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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Vine Labs, Inc.
We Are Hunted
Namo Media
Adrenaline Mobility
Context Media Technologies
Fastlane PAB
Bluefin Labs
Apps & Zerts
Bounty Labs
Magic Pony Technology Ltd.
Vine Labs
Twitter UK Ltd
ZipDial Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
CardSpring Inc
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
Niche February 11, 2015$30 m
Zipdial January 19, 2015$30 m
Gnip August 11, 2014$134 m
Mitro July 31, 2014
MADBITS July 29, 2014
CarSpring July 17, 2014
TapCommerce June 30, 2014$100 m
SnappyTV June 19, 2014
Namo Media June 05, 2014$50 m
Cover Lockscreen April 07, 2014
Adrenaline Mobility April 04, 2014
Mesagraph March 31, 2014
SecondSync March 31, 2014
MoPub September 09, 2013$350 m
Trendrr August 28, 2013
Marakana August 13, 2013
Spindle June 19, 2013
Lucky Sort May 13, 2013
Ubalo May 09, 2013
Bluefin Labs February 04, 2013
Crashlytics January 28, 2013
Cabana October 18, 2012
Vine October 09, 2012$30 m August 13, 2012 April 17, 2012
Posterous March 12, 2012
Dasient January 24, 2012
Summify January 19, 2012
Whisper Systems November 28, 2011
Julpan September 21, 2011
Bagcheck August 08, 2011
BackType July 05, 2011
AdGrok May 31, 2011
TweetDeck May 02, 2011
Fluther December 21, 2010
Dabble DB June 10, 2010
Cloudhopper April 22, 2010
Atebits April 09, 2010
Mixer Labs December 23, 2009
Values of n November 24, 2008
Summize July 15, 2008
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