Twitter has been one of the most popular social media platforms in the world for the past decade. Year-on-year spend on stock-based compensation was $102 million in Q4, down from $134 million; R&D dropped from $120.3 million to $78.3 million; and sales/marketing dropped from $223 million to $163.5 million. And to be fair, this is part of a trend: Last quarter, Twitter lost far less money than it did a year ago at the same time, with $21 million in red ink compared to $103 million lost in the third quarter of 2016. The troubles have been compounded by stagnant user growth. Thanks to a slow crackdown on abuse and purging of fake accounts and bots, Twitter's seen growth completely stall overall, with a significant decline in US users.
The company, which has been cutting expenses, turned a profit of $91 million, or 12 cents per share, for the first time. It will be interesting to see if Twitter can keep this up.
For the fourth quarter, Twitter reported revenue of $732 million, up 2% year-over-year. "I'm proud of the steady progress we made in 2017, and confident in our path ahead".
The report of the profits was recently released to Twitter shareholders.
Nick Fletcher, Vice President, Rakuten Marketing, said: "This is a momentous occasion for Twitter".
Lawmaker holds up gun during debate on gun laws
Sankey made his comments in correspondence to the CEOs of the state's two largest universities in response to House Bill 1083. JACKSON, Miss. - It's guns versus college football in a dispute over where certain MS residents can carry firearms.
Israeli fighter jet 'shot down by Syrian fire'
He also said one of Israeli fighter jets was shot down during their Syria operation, but the pilot ejected and landed safely. According to Manelis, Israel struck deep in Syrian territory, targeting the trailer from which the drone was launched.
Yuval Ben-Itzhak, CEO, Socialbakers said that with new innovations such as the release of 280 characters, threads, and live content features, Twitter's new strategies are successfully regaining the valuable commitment of marketers.
"It's now about taking that scalable model and using it to reach new user groups to increase their user base", he said. Twitter made a decision to go public in 2013.
Finally, Twitter has reported its first quarterly net profit last day and the topped Wall Street targets as the video ad sales have risen by a comparative margin. This should ultimately help continue to differentiate the platform, drive user engagement and increase the user base.
James Cakmak, of Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co., said in a client note that Twitter needs to attract more new users, adding that it is trading at a "lofty premium" given expected earnings.
Porter's role was under-the-radar, and Trump himself remained largely unfamiliar with him for weeks before his role was explained. Meanwhile, a number of Democrats denounced Trump's comments about Porter and his lack of empathy for the women who alleged abuse.
Without private companies like SpaceX we would not have such advancements that we now do or continued advancements in the future. February 7 the Embassy of Ukraine in the US reported on Ukrainian input to the SpaceX rocket historic propelling into space.
The institutional investor owned 349,516 shares of the specialty retailer's stock after selling 957 shares during the period. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 135,776 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $29,910,095.04.
The S&P 500 posted no new 52-week highs and 47 new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 17 new highs and 208 new lows. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, the benchmark for many index funds, also wavered between gains and losses.
Hence, the existing market cap indicates a preferable measure in comprehending the size of the company rather than its worth. Guardian Capital Lp increased Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:DRI) stake by 5,005 shares to 8,569 valued at $675,000 in 2017Q3.
Ariel Invs Ltd Company invested in 0.07% or 684,236 shares. 1832 Asset Management Ltd Partnership reported 317,305 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh bought 85,537 shares as the company's stock rose 15.04% with the market.
Bertuzzi's unnecessary slash to Cal Clutterbuck's knee late in the third period resulted in a five-minute major and match penalty. Detroit responded with two goals in 2:12 to go ahead 5-3 after Helm's tap-in at 7:42 and Kronwall's score at 9:54.
Q: So how can I watch all of this? He also became the oldest medalist in ski jumping when he earned bronze in the team event . Overall there are 20 Minnesotans (and one alternate) on Team USA, the third-most after Colorado (31) and California (21).
The Salem of the comics underwent a retcon due to the sitcom's popularity, and has since evolved into a more serious character. The first episode will be called "October Country", and production on the show is said to be starting soon.
Gunners sweating player fitness for Tottenham derby clash
Santi Cazorla remains out with a long-term Achilles injury, while Danny Welbeck is unlikely to be fit due to a muscle issue. Harry Winks, Serge Aurier and Danny Rose all returned in the FA Cup fourth-round win in midweek and are also in contention.
Gerald Stanley Not Guilty In Colten Boushie's Death
He and Jonathan said they would be taking the issue to Parliament Hill. "Let's live peaceful, let's coexist and live peacefully". The verdict in the case was announced shortly after 7:30 pm Friday night. "We will not stop our pursuit for justice".
Active Volume Stock: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) now has a Weekly Volatility of 3.64% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 3.18% percent. Finally, Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors boosted its stake in General Electric by 12.4% during the 3rd quarter.
Winter Olympics ban on Russians upheld
Stephen Hess, an worldwide sports lawyer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said the decision was a victory for the IOC. The Russian situation has proved highly contentious in the build-up to Pyeongchang , after their team was banned.
Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown
Ryan said this is yet another example of Congress moving ahead on an agenda laid out by President Trump during the 2016 campaign. He had harsh words for his own party. "We don't want the flawless to get in the road of the good", he told the cable network.
Week ends on positive note but still worst in two years
The up-and-down swings followed a drop of 10 percent from the latest record highs set by major USA indexes just two weeks ago. Eight stocks fell for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange and 490 of the companies in the S&P 500 took a loss.
Tesla Model 3 delay gives buyers tax credit concern
This will be Musk's first earning call since last month's announcement of a proposed all-or-nothing pay package for him. In this particular case tech billionaire Elon Musk has founded the companies behind both the rocket and the auto .
N. Korea stages show of force at parade
Kim Yong Nam on Friday took a picture with Moon and his wife Kim Jung-sook before entering the reception room. Moon said improved relations between the Koreas may be a step toward resolving the nuclear standoff.