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TWITTER CEO

Jack Dorsey

Co-Founder & CEO

Jack Dorsey

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2006

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Twitter was founded in 2006 and its headquarters is located in San Francisco, California, USA. Twitter has $2.4B in revenue and 3583 employees. Twitter's top competitors are Google, Microsoft and Amazon.

Twitter Competitive Set

COMPANYLEADERSHIPCEO SCORE

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TwitterTwitter ceo

Jack Dorsey

Co-Founder & CEO

72/100
1Google ceoGoogle

Sundar Pichai

CEO

62/10072,053$1.7B$94.7B
2Microsoft ceoMicrosoft

Satya Nadella

CEO

33/100124,000$61M$98.9B
3Amazon ceoAmazon

Jeffrey P. Bezos

Chairman & CEO

77/100566,000$56M$177.9B
4YouTube ceoYouTube

Susan Wojcicki

CEO

71/1001,121$8M$7.5B
5Facebook ceoFacebook

Mark Zuckerberg

Founder & CEO

79/10025,105$31.3B$40.7B
6LinkedIn ceoLinkedIn

Jeff Weiner

CEO

69/10011,000$446M$4.5B
7Apple ceoApple

Timothy Cook

CEO

67/100123,000$1B$264.9B
8Pinterest ceoPinterest

Ben Silbermann

Co-Founder & CEO

62/100800$1.4B$490M

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Twitter Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED ACQUISITION DATEAMOUNTDESCRIPTION
Yes, Inc.Yes, Inc.Dec 2016undisclosedYes designs, develops and builds social networking application for iPhone and Android devices.
Magicpony TechnologyMagicpony TechnologyJun 2016150MMagic Pony Technology focuses on developing machine learning based approaches for visual processing on web, desktop and mobile.
PeerPeerApr 2016undisclosedPeer develops an employee and manager feedback tools that help employees monitor their own performance.
FastlaneFastlaneOct 2015undisclosed
ZeroPushZeroPushOct 2015undisclosedZeroPush provides application developers with a tool that integrates push notifications into their applications.
WhetlabWhetlabJun 2015undisclosedWhetlab develops machine learning technologies meant to help companies analyze and identify structured data, patterns and make predictions.
tenXer, Inc.tenXer, Inc.Apr 2015$50MtenXer is a tool that helps engineering teams to analyze their performance, progress and productivity to gain insights on their work.
TellApart, Inc.TellApart, Inc.Mar 2015$533MTellApart develops online marketing tools for e-commerce retailers that helps users to collect and organize cloud-based customer data.
undefinedMar 2015$75M
The Niche Project, Inc.The Niche Project, Inc.Feb 2015$50MNiche is a social media talent agency that provides an online platform for creators to analyze, grow and monetize their audiences.
ZipDialZipDialJan 2015undisclosedZipDial provides mobile marketing and analytics solutions.
TwitPic, Inc.TwitPic, Inc.Oct 2014undisclosedTwitPic is an application that allows the user to share photos and videos on Twitter.
Lectorius, Inc.Lectorius, Inc.Jul 2014undisclosedMitro provides password management for individuals to save their logins.
MadbitsMadbitsJul 2014undisclosedMadbits focuses on computer vision and dynamic search technology.
CardSpring, Inc.CardSpring, Inc.Jun 2014undisclosedCardSpring operates a payment network platform that enables developers to create Web and mobile applications for payment cards.
SnappyTVSnappyTVJun 2014undisclosedSnappyTV is a cloud-based, live video platform that makes TV and live web streams Social, Mobile and Viral.
Namo MediaNamo MediaJun 2014$50MNamo Media develops ad formats that integrate with the user’s stream of content.
TapCommerce Inc.TapCommerce Inc.Jun 2014$100MTapCommerce is a mobile advertising plaform that provides mobile retargeting and re-engagement advertising solutions.
Gnip, Inc.Gnip, Inc.Apr 2014$134MGnip provides public social media data for the enterprise applications.
Apps & Zerts, Inc.Apps & Zerts, Inc.Apr 2014undisclosedCover develops an Android application that replaces the lockscreen by adding shortcuts to the smartphones.
SecondSync Ltd.SecondSync Ltd.Mar 2014undisclosedSecondSync focused on social analytics for TV. 
MesagraphMesagraphMar 2014undisclosed
MoPub, Inc.MoPub, Inc.Sep 2013$350MMoPub is a mobile monetization platform that helps publishers to drive revenue from advertising and mobile transactions.
Marakana, Inc.Marakana, Inc.Aug 2013undisclosedMarakana provides open source technology training courses.
Trendrr.TVTrendrr.TVAug 2013undisclosedTrendrr offers platforms for measuring and analyzing social engagement with television.
Spindle, Inc.Spindle, Inc.Jun 2013undisclosedSpindle is a provider of unified commerce solutions including payment processing, loyalty, marketing and retail management for businesses.
UbaloUbaloMay 2013undisclosed
Bluefin Labs, Inc.Bluefin Labs, Inc.Feb 2013undisclosedBluefin Labs is a social TeleVision analytics firm that provides solutions to brand advertisers, networks and advertising agencies.
CrashlyticsCrashlyticsJan 2013undisclosedCrashlytics is a mobile based application that offers crash reporting and beta distribution solutions for developers.
Vine Labs, Inc.Vine Labs, Inc.Oct 2012$Vine is an online platform that enables users to create short looping video clips.
NCLUDNCLUDJun 2012$Nclud is a digital agency focused on imagining and building interactive user experiences that push the limits of user design and development.
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Posterous, Inc.Posterous, Inc.Mar 2012$Posterous is a blogging platform that support to integrate and automatic posting in social media network.
SummifySummifyJan 2012$
Fluther Aquarium, LLCFluther Aquarium, LLCDec 2010$Fluther is a question and answer community that provides personal answers from individuals.
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Twitter has acquired 37 companies.Twitter's latest acquisition was Yes, Inc. in Dec 2016. Yes designs, develops and builds social networking application for iPhone and Android devices.

Twitter Funding History

Since Twitter was founded in 2006, it has participated in 8 rounds of funding. In total Twitter has raised $3.0B. Twitter's last funding round was on Nov 2013 for a total of $1.8B

ROUNDFUNDING DATE AMOUNTINVESTORS
IPONov 2013$1.8B
UnattributedDec 2010$200MKleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Series EDec 2009$5.2MBenchmark capitalSpark CapitalUnion Square Ventures

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Twitter Investments

COMPANYDESCRIPTIONSTATUSINVESTMENT DATE/SOURCEROUNDEXIT DATEFOLLOW
SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform that enables users to discover, stream and share music, tracks and podcasts.PrivateJun 13, 2016Series E
Muzik is an audio technology company that designs and sells ear headphones to connect artists, fans and brands by using mobile devices.PrivateJan 03, 2016Equity
Scatter is a provider of content and digital marketing solutions for brand publishers and marketers.PrivateDec 14, 2015Angel

Twitter has acquired 37 companies.Twitter's latest acquisition was Yes, Inc. in Dec 2016. Yes designs, develops and builds social networking application for iPhone and Android devices.

Twitter News

Twitter: Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false storiessubmitted by /u/-Gavin- link commentsThe post Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false stories appeared first on Killer Apps TV.Killer Apps TV
Twitter: 5 Seconds of Summer's 'Want You Back': See the Best Fan Reactions on Twitter5 Seconds of Summer has officially returned to the music scene after almost two years, and they kicked off 2018 with the first single, "Want...American Superstar Magazine
Twitter: Twitter clampdown on fake accounts hits follower counts but is welcomed by Aussie agenciesLocal social media agencies have welcomed a crackdown on fake and automated accounts by Twitter, despite a widespread outcry in the United States by users who have seen follower counts drop. Following an announcement on Twitter's developers' blog yesterday, the company has started shutting accounts appearing to use automated posts. While there was outrage from some circles [...]The post Twitter clampdown on fake accounts hits follower counts but is welcomed by Aussie agencies appeared first on Mumbrella.mUmBRELLA
Twitter: Hershey and pot; Twitter and bot; blockchain or not?Did they Kiss and make up? At least two California marijuana companies have run into challenges from an unlikely source: the Hershey Co. The chocolate maker has sent cease-and-desist letters to Oakland dispensary Harborside and Good Girl Cannabis Co., an edibles maker in Plumas County, over product names. Good Girl's challenge was quickly resolved, but Harborside wound up in court briefly over selling Jolly Meds cannabis products. (Hershey makes Jolly Ranchers.) The product line's name was eventually changed to J:Meds, and the case was dropped.SFGate
Twitter: There's an alt-right alt-Twitter and it's filled with hateAn analysis of a social media site called Gab, set up as a champion of free speech, reveals that one in 20 posts uses hateful languageNew Scientist
Twitter: Twitter Tightened Up the Requirements for Its Amplify Publisher ProgramTwitter made a move to protect brands from having their advertisements appear alongside objectionable content by tweaking the requirements for participation in its Amplify program for publishers. Vice president of emerging content products Mike Park announced in a blog post that in order to qualify as a premium publisher in the Amplify program and be...Adweek
Twitter: Twitter Is Taking Steps to Reduce the Effectiveness of BotsDevelopers of bots that enable simultaneous tweets, retweets, likes or follows will have to go back to the drawing board before March 23. Twitter announced last month that it would be "limiting the ability of users to perform coordinated actions across multiple accounts in TweetDeck and via the Twitter API [application-programming interface]," and Yoel Roth,...Adweek
Twitter: Twitter cracks down on political propaganda bots with new regulationsTwitter is putting new constraints on how tweets can be automated on the platform.The post Twitter cracks down on political propaganda bots with new regulations appeared first on Silicon Republic.SiliconRepublic
Twitter: White nationalist Jared Taylor sues Twitter over account ban - CNETTaylor and his American Renaissance group say permanently suspending the accounts is "censorship."CNET
Twitter: Twitter's Business May Finally Be Trending in the Right DirectionWhat you can learn from the struggling social site's turnaround.Entrepreneur

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Twitter Headquarters

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1355 Market St Suite 900

San Francisco, California 94103

1-415-222-9670

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Twitter Summary Information

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short messages. Twitter was founded in 2006. Twitter's headquarters is located in San Francisco, California, USA 94103. It has raised 3.0B in 8 rounds. The latest round was in Nov 2013. Some of Twitter's investors include , Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Benchmark capital. Twitter's Co-Founder & CEO, Jack Dorsey, currently has an approval rating of 72%. 41% of Owler community believes the stock will go Up. Twitter has 3583 employees and reported 2.4B in revenue [trailing four quarters].

Twitter's Co-Founder & CEO, Jack Dorsey, currently has an approval rating of 72%. Twitter's primary competitors are  Google Microsoft Amazon.

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