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

Leslie Berland

Leslie Berland

CMO & Head of People
Kayvon Beykpour

Kayvon Beykpour

GM, Video
Matt Derella

Matt Derella

Vice President, Revenue and Partnerships
Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

Bruce Falck

Bruce Falck

GM, Revenue Product and Engineering
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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 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 (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 (15-May-2018)

24.6 b

Closing share price (15-May-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

1.6 b


24.9 b
Twitter's current market capitalization is $24.6 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, 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


331.8 x


102.4 x


0.3 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Twitter Operating Metrics

Q1, 2010Q1, 2011Q3, 2010FY, 2010Q2, 2011Q3, 2011FY, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012FY, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013FY, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

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 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 m66 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 m245 m247 m250 m259 m260 m261 m262 m26.70 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
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
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Twitter News and Updates

Trump is hyping up US-China trade talks — but even his supporters are bashing the deal

President Donald Trump's administration put out a joint statement with the Chinese government Saturday on  the ongoing talks that have had the world fearing a trade war. It's getting slammed by Trump supporters. The statement praises "constructive consultations" between Washington and Beijing, bu…

Twitter Roasts These Worst-Dressed Celebs on the Red Carpet at Billboard Music Awards

These stars are used to hitting high notes behind the mic, but on the red carpet, some observers thought their fashion fell flat.

This Woman Started A Suicide Prevention Site At 15. It’s Still Going Strong.

“People didn’t view me seriously because I was a 15-year-old girl.”

18 Twitter Reactions To "Westworld" This Week That Are Just Really Fucking Funny And True

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Trump 'demands' Justice Department investigate FBI

Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tweets on Russia probe short on facts

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tweets attacking Russia probe as a Democratic cabal fall short of reality
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