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Twitter shares drop on faltering user growth

BBC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Shares of Twitter fell in after-hours trading as the company's quarterly results showed user growth faltering. Twitter reported a net loss of $90m (£62m) for the last three months of 2015 versus a loss of $125m a year ago. The social media site saw its ...
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'Blonde, fit, smokin' hot': movie producer shares sexist scripts on Twitter

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ross Putman, who wrote and produced the 2012 film Trigger Finger, created the @femscriptintros Twitter account on Wednesday to share examples of how female lead characters are introduced in “actual scripts” he reads.

Twitter's User Growth Goes Nowhere As It Meets Revenue Expectations Of $710M

TechCrunch - ‎12 hours ago‎
Twitter today reported its fourth-quarter earnings - one of the most important quarters of the company's history - and basically fell flat on its face.
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Twitter 'bloodbath' will end soon

CNBC - ‎18 hours ago‎
The bloodbath in Twitter-land will come to an end soon, one way or another. Twitter's market cap now stands around $10 billion.
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Twitter Woes Mount as Growth Stalls

Wall Street Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
Twitter Inc. for the first time failed to show any user growth in an earnings report, pushing its shares to new lows and fueling investor anxiety that the company doesn't have a turnaround plan.
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Marc Andreessen Riles Up Twitter After Defending Colonialism In India

Fast Company - ‎14 hours ago‎
When a Twitter user likened Free Basics to "Internet colonialism," Andreessen copped to his characterization of Facebook's Internet service—and added that the Indian economy had, in fact, been booming under British colonial rule.

Twitter Plans Changes To @Replies And Other Confusing Rules

TechCrunch - ‎8 hours ago‎
Twitter can be an incredibly confusing service for new and existing users, and Twitter says it's now planning to address some rules that might make it unwieldy.

Why Twitter May Have to Look Beyond User Growth

Wall Street Journal - ‎10 hours ago‎
The social network reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings for the fourth quarter and sales that met analysts' estimates late Wednesday.

LIVE: Twitter's user growth stalled in Q4

Business Insider - ‎12 hours ago‎
Twitter shares were down roughly 5% at $14.25 in after-hours trading on Wednesday after initially plunging about 13% when the results came out.
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Is Twitter Censoring Non-Politically Correct Viewpoints?

Daily Signal - ‎12 hours ago‎
The folks running Twitter may be too young to have heard of George Orwell, or perhaps they simply do not care that their new advisory council sounds frighteningly Orwellian.

Counterpoint: Twitter Is Not Dying, It's Fine, Fuck!

Gizmodo - ‎10 hours ago‎
Before I go on: Yes, I realize that Twitter is not in a great place right now. Valued execs are fleeing; its stock dropped; it reinstated a Chakra-rave soft boy with horrible leadership skills as its CEO; its monthly active users dropped slightly ...

Twitter's Monthly User Growth Stalls, Ad Revenue Climbs (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Twitter can't catch a break. After several quarters of audience struggles, in the fourth quarter of 2015 the company tried two big things to get more people to use its social network.
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Twitter numbers flatlined in Q4, despite advertiser growth, but it will focus on 'live' to restore its fortunes

The Drum - ‎11 hours ago‎
Twitter reported its latest quarterly earnings today (10 February), with its monthly active user (MAU) base - 320 million - largely unchanged compared to the previous quarter, but its leadership has been keen to highlight its turnaround plan.

Twitter only lost half a billion dollars last year

Quartz - ‎12 hours ago‎
Twitter announced today (Feb. 10) that it lost $90 million during the fourth quarter of 2015 on $710 million of revenue. Both of those were improvements year-over-year; the company lost $125 million on $479 million of sales in the fourth quarter of 2014.

5 ways Twitter can save itself starting today

TechRadar - ‎15 hours ago‎
Twitter's fourth quarter earnings call is today, and it's the perfect opportunity for the firm to reinvigorate its user base.
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Twitter launches Justin Bieber emoji ahead of the BRIT Awards

The Independent - ‎20 hours ago‎
The emojis, which show tiny (and surprisingly accurate) cartoon representations of some of the biggest BRIT Award-nominated artists, were unveiled by Twitter ahead of the ceremony, which takes place on 24 February. Unfortunately, there's one big ...

Twitter is going to 'fix' how you @

Engadget - ‎12 hours ago‎
Earlier today, Twitter announced that it would be implementing an optional algorithmic feed that would put the most "important" tweets that you missed at the top of your timeline.
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#SONA2016 dominates Twitter chatter

Times LIVE - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The answer was yes‚ and President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address‚ which starts at 6pm on Thursday night‚ was likely to dominate social media all day.

Options Traders Bracing For Huge Move in Twitter Shares

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Options traders are bracing for a giant move in Twitter Inc. shares after the company reports earnings Wednesday. Twitter is scheduled to post fourth-quarter results after the bell. Shares have cruised to all-time lows in recent sessions, bringing the ...