Twitter: takeover target vs organic growth

Thursday 26 March 2015 | 12:21 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Twitter's last quarterly results showed the company's revenues nearly doubled, to USD 479 million. Advertising accounted for 90 percent of revenue, while the remainder came from data licensing (and 'other'). The number of active users increased by 20 percent to 288  million. In financial terms, the results were better than expected, but the operational performance was less good, with the growth in users slowing to 20 percent. The share price ended higher after the report. Speculation of a takeover of Twitter aside, the company needs to focus on continuous improvement in its core service,

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