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Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform. The platform 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. 
TypePublic
Founded2006
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitetwitter.com
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)3,920(+12%)
Job Openings395
Revenue (FY, 2018)$3 B(+25%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$32.6 (+5%)

Key People/Management at Twitter

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

CEO
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
Bruce Falck

Bruce Falck

Revenue Product Lead
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Twitter Office Locations

Twitter has offices in San Francisco, Washington, Seattle, New York and in 30 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
Market Square, 1355 Market St, San Francisco
Atlanta, US
641 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Boulder, US
1301 Walnut St
Cambridge, US
141 Portland St
Chicago, US
111 N Canal St
Detroit, US
M@dison Building, 1555 Broadway St
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Twitter Financials and Metrics

Twitter Revenue

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Twitter's revenue was reported to be $3.04 b in FY, 2018 which is a 24.5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

3.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

24.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

2.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

68.3%

Net income (FY, 2018)

1.2b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

453.3m

Market capitalization (20-Mar-2019)

25.0b

Closing stock price (20-Mar-2019)

32.6

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

1.9b

EV

25.8b
Twitter's current market capitalization is $25 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.5b911.5m988.6m1.6b1.9b

Accounts Receivable

418.5m638.7m650.7m664.3m788.7m

Prepaid Expenses

215.5m247.8m227.0m254.5m112.9m

Current Assets

4.3b4.4b4.7b5.3b7.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

960.8m845.0m2.3b1.6b883.3m876.4m1.0b947.7m1.0b1.2b1.3b1.6b1.6b2.5b1.9b

Accounts Receivable

237.9m287.1m324.7m415.5m475.2m536.8m576.8m556.8m590.1m501.2m524.1m509.9m611.8m614.9m621.9m

Prepaid Expenses

90.9m79.8m201.5m221.4m234.7m237.6m235.7m237.1m224.1m250.5m236.1m234.5m268.6m264.4m141.3m

Current Assets

2.5b2.5b4.2b4.2b4.3b4.3b4.4b4.4b4.5b4.7b4.8b5.0b5.4b6.5b6.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(577.8m)(521.0m)(456.9m)(108.1m)1.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

208.2m312.8m402.2m395.9m425.5m

Accounts Payable

18.1m76.4m(7.1m)8.4m(1.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

81.8m383.1m763.1m831.2m1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(132.4m)(277.0m)(452.5m)(162.4m)(299.1m)(430.8m)(79.7m)(186.9m)(289.8m)(61.6m)(178.0m)(199.1m)61.0m161.1m950.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

40.0m85.6m145.7m67.9m143.9m225.4m88.6m181.9m282.8m102.8m205.9m303.3m96.8m202.8m314.8m

Accounts Payable

(303.0k)1.4m5.3m(1.7m)(11.4m)(9.5m)(37.0m)(37.1m)(26.3m)(36.9m)(13.6m)(14.5m)(26.9m)(16.8m)(22.6m)

Cash From Operating Activities

42.7m124.4m38.5m92.2m182.2m283.8m162.8m377.3m566.5m203.4m393.2m633.1m242.7m563.8m1.0b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

56.9 x

EV/CFO

19.3 x

Revenue/Employee

820.0k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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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 m335 m321 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 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 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
SmyteJune 22, 2018$65 m
Yes, IncDecember 01, 2016
Magic Pony TechnologyJune 20, 2016$150 m
PeerApril 07, 2016
ZeroPushOctober 26, 2015
FastlaneOctober 22, 2015
WhetlabJune 17, 2015
TellApart April 28, 2015$479 m
tenXerApril 02, 2015$50 m
Periscope CoMarch 10, 2015
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Twitter Revenue Breakdown

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Twitter revenue breakdown by business segment: 86.0% from Advertising services and 14.0% from Data licensing and other

Twitter revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 29.3% from Rest of World, 16.7% from Japan and 54.0% from United States

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Twitter Online and Social Media Presence

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Twitter News and Updates

The Margin: The ‘Devin Nunes’ cow’ parody account now has more Twitter followers than the actual Devin Nunes

Most of us were taught at a young age: “Don’t scratch it, you’ll only make it worse.” Rep. Devin Nunes apparently did not heed that lesson.

Ford teases electric Mustang 'Pony Car' on Twitter as Musk unveiled Tesla Model Y

President of the Americas Joe Hinrichs told CNBC the company is moving quickly toward producing what it previously described as a "Mustang-inspired" all-electric SUV that will be in showrooms next year.

Why Twitter is Tired of Rowling's Teasing

Recent social media backlash, over JK Rowling's latest Dumbledore interview, shows that Twitter is tired of her performative retconning.

The 5 most obnoxious things from Devin Nunes's lawsuit against Twitter

Devin Nunes, Republican congressman from California and Trump lapdog, is suing Twitter for a deeply hilarious reason. The thrust of the Nunes' lawsuit is that two parody accounts — @DevinNunesMom and @DevinCow — defamed Nunes with the assistance of the third defendant, strategist Liz Mair. Twitter…

Twitter cracks down on API abuse, will charge B2B devs

To prevent its own Cambridge Analytica moment and make sure it’s getting paid for its data, Twitter will audit developers using its APIs. Starting June 19th, Twitter will require developers of any app that calls recent tweets from or mentions a user more than 100,000 times per day to submit their ap…

Rep. Devin Nunes is suing Twitter and anonymous users who made fun of him for $250 million

Rep. Devin Nunes is suing Twitter as well as several individuals for the mockery he received on the platform. He claims the tweets made him suffer $250 million in damages and interfered with his 2018 congressional election. Two of the anonymous accounts he's suing are "Devin Nunes' Mom" and "Devin…
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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, Parag Agrawal and Leslie Berland.

  • How many employees does Twitter have?

    Twitter has 3,920 employees.

  • What is Twitter revenue?

    Latest Twitter annual revenue is $3 b.

  • What is Twitter revenue per employee?

    Latest Twitter revenue per employee is $776.1 k.

  • Who are Twitter competitors?

    Competitors of Twitter include Instagram, Snapchat (Snap) and I AM POP.

  • Where is Twitter headquarters?

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

  • Where are Twitter offices?

    Twitter has offices in San Francisco, Washington, Seattle, New York and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does Twitter have?

    Twitter has 34 offices.