How Twitter's First Earnings Report Compares to Social Peers
Twitter's fourth quarter revenue beat analysts' estimates in its first financial results since an initial public offering, but slowing user growth and a wider net loss sent shares tumbling. It may be too early to predict Twitter's fate. The post-IPO financials from other social companies, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Groupon and Zynga, weren't necessarily an indicator of how the company would perform in the year.
Published Feb. 5, 2014
1 – Monthly active users for Facebook, Twitter and Zynga; active customers
for Groupon (people that have purchased a Groupon within the last 12 months); membership for LinkedIn
Sources: Company data, Bloomberg data
GRAPHIC: ALEX TRIBOU / BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA