Twitter Reports Record User Growth and Stronger-Than-Expected Earnings in Q1

It's a pleasant surprise for the company, which has been hit hard by Covid-19

the twitter bird with a pile of money
Twitter incurred a net operating loss of $7 million for the quarter. Photo Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Sources: Twitter, Getty Images

Twitter beat earnings projections for the first quarter of 2020, led by 24% growth year-over-year in monetizable daily active users (mDAU)—or daily users who can view ads—and 3% revenue improvement (though still a net operating loss) during the same time period.

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