Twitter audience and engagement are growing. It’s monthly and daily active usage grew year-over-year, as well as sequentially. This quarter, Twitter made progress on a return to revenue growth. This growth was driven by improved execution from its sales team, strength in video and direct response ad formats.
Read more about the key numbers from Twitter’s Q3 2017 earnings:
Monthly active users (MAUs): Totaled 330 million with an increasing rate of 4% year-over-year.
Daily active users (DAUs) growth rate: Increased in the third quarter of 2017 by 14% year-over-year.
Quarterly revenue: Totaled $590 million, down 4% from the year-ago period.
Quarterly advertising revenue by geography: Achieved $264 million in the United States, compared to $239 internationally, down 18% in the US and up 7% internationally.
Graph Shows the Twitter Monthly Active Users (MAUs) of the Third Quarter of 2017
Founded in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and launched in July of that year, Twitter Inc. is an American online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets". Twitter is a platform for what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now. Twitter service rapidly gained worldwide popularity. In 2018, more than 300 million active accounts posted 550 million tweets a day. Since 2015, and continuing into 2016 and future years, Twitter has also been the home of debates, and news covering Politics of the United States, especially during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.