October 22, 2016 10:36 PM ET

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Company Overview of Twitter, Inc.

Company Overview

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their ...

1355 Market Street

Suite 900

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Founded in 2006

3,860 Employees



Key Executives for Twitter, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 39
Executive Chairman
Age: 52
Total Annual Compensation: $9.6K
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Director of Communications, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 41
Total Annual Compensation: $284.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Twitter, Inc. Key Developments

Twitter Reportedly Turns Towards For Potential Buyer

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TXTR) is said to be turning towards Europe for a potential buyer as the salesforce.com bid is denied by Marc Benioff, Chief Executive Officer of salesforce.com. A source privy to Twitters senior management team indicated the same to ICT Monitor.

salesforce Rules Out Bid For Twitter

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) is not seeking to acquire Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR). "In this case we've walked away. It wasn't the right fit for us," Marc Benioff, Chief Executive Officer of salesforce.com, said in a statement to The Financial Times.

SoftBank Reportedly Eyes acquisition Of Twitter

SoftBank Group Corp. (TSE:9984) is reportedly eyeing stake in Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR). The speculation has brought upside of 1% in shares of Twitter. On October 14, 2016 there was a reported news that SoftBank is partnering with Saudi Arabia to create a $25 billion tech fund.

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