Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Science: Figuring out Twitter's burn rate

Twitter's Burn Rate: Our Search Gets Closer
The Industry Standard
January 27, 2009

It's impossible to tell if the new $250 million valuation of Twitter makes it a bargain buy, or a money-eating monster. That's because no one has ever published a serious dollar estimate of how much Twitter spends per month sending out tweets (the short text updates typed by members) for free as SMS messages. Twitter the company pays for those itself, so a fast-growing audience means a fast-growing phone bill.

Yesterday I listed the missing stats we need ...

Read the entire article by Paul Boutin in The Industry Standard.

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