Twitter: quarterly revenue 2011-2019

Twitter's revenue from 1st quarter 2011 to 1st quarter 2019 (in million U.S. dollars)

by J. Clement, last edited May 6, 2019
Twitter: quarterly revenue 2011-2019 In the first quarter of 2019, Twitter’s revenue amounted to 786.9 million U.S. dollars, a 13 percent decrease compared to the previous quarter. The majority of the social network’s revenues are generated via advertising, followed by data licensing and other revenues.
Twitter company information

Twitter ranks among the biggest social networks worldwide. As of the beginning of 2019, the company reported 330 million monthly active users. In 2018, Twitter’s annual revenue came to 3.04 billion U.S. dollars. However, the company only reported positive net income for the first time in 2018, revealing a struggle to monetize users.

Twitter marketing and advertising

Social media advertising spending in the United States is constantly growing. In 2018, the social media ad spend per U.S. internet user amounted to 96.8 U.S. dollars and this figure is projected to sharply increase to over 232 U.S. dollars by 2023. Along with Instagram, Twitter is a popular marketing channel and some brands and companies have made a name for themselves for being entertaining on Twitter.
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Twitter's revenue from 1st quarter 2011 to 1st quarter 2019 (in million U.S. dollars)

Revenue in million U.S. dollars
Q1 '1117.91
Q2 '1120.77
Q3 '1126.42
Q4 '1141.21
Q1 '1254.31
Q2 '1268.05
Q3 '1282.33
Q4 '12112.25
Q1 '13114.34
Q2 '13139.29
Q3 '13168.58
Q4 '13242.68
Q1 '14250.49
Q2 '14312.17
Q3 '14361.27
Q4 '14479.08
Q1 '15435.94
Q2 '15502.38
Q3 '15569.24
Q4 '15710.47
Q1 '16594.52
Q2 '16601.96
Q3 '16615.93
Q4 '16717.21
Q1 '17548.25
Q2 '17573.86
Q3 '17589.63
Q4 '17731.56
Q1 '18664.87
Q2 '18710.54
Q3 '18758.11
Q4 '18908.84
Q1 '19786.89
Revenue in million U.S. dollars
Q1 '1117.91
Q2 '1120.77
Q3 '1126.42
Q4 '1141.21
Q1 '1254.31
Q2 '1268.05
Q3 '1282.33
Q4 '12112.25
Q1 '13114.34
Q2 '13139.29
Q3 '13168.58
Q4 '13242.68
Q1 '14250.49
Q2 '14312.17
Q3 '14361.27
Q4 '14479.08
Q1 '15435.94
Q2 '15502.38
Q3 '15569.24
Q4 '15710.47
Q1 '16594.52
Q2 '16601.96
Q3 '16615.93
Q4 '16717.21
Q1 '17548.25
Q2 '17573.86
Q3 '17589.63
Q4 '17731.56
Q1 '18664.87
Q2 '18710.54
Q3 '18758.11
Q4 '18908.84
Q1 '19786.89
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by J. Clement, last edited May 6, 2019
In the first quarter of 2019, Twitter’s revenue amounted to 786.9 million U.S. dollars, a 13 percent decrease compared to the previous quarter. The majority of the social network’s revenues are generated via advertising, followed by data licensing and other revenues.
Twitter company information

Twitter ranks among the biggest social networks worldwide. As of the beginning of 2019, the company reported 330 million monthly active users. In 2018, Twitter’s annual revenue came to 3.04 billion U.S. dollars. However, the company only reported positive net income for the first time in 2018, revealing a struggle to monetize users.

Twitter marketing and advertising

Social media advertising spending in the United States is constantly growing. In 2018, the social media ad spend per U.S. internet user amounted to 96.8 U.S. dollars and this figure is projected to sharply increase to over 232 U.S. dollars by 2023. Along with Instagram, Twitter is a popular marketing channel and some brands and companies have made a name for themselves for being entertaining on Twitter.
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