Relief For Twitter With Modest Apple iOS 14.5 Impact & Positive Q4 Guidance

Social media company Twitter reported worse than expected third quarter earnings Tuesday with a net $537 million loss. However $TWTR revenue growth outpaced the increase in users. Apple’s iOS 14.5 privacy change impact on Q3 revenue compared with Q2 “remained modest.”

Facebook Issues $50 Billion Buyback Among Troubled Earnings Release

Social media beast Facebook reported mixed third quarter earnings after the close Monday. $FB guiding inline and warning on uncertainty from Apple IOS changes that saw $SNAP lose 26% last week. Launched $50 Billion Buyback program as transitions from social media company to a metaverse company in coming years.

Facebook Earnings Beat But Warn on Deceleration in Revenue Growth

Social media beast Facebook reported better than expected second quarter earnings after the close Wednesday. $FB stock lost around 4% after guiding total revenue growth rates to decelerate significantly on a sequential basis. Sees itself transitioning from a social media company to a metaverse company in coming years.

Tech Giants Face Risk of Breakup and Fines with EU Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts

The European Commission announced the Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts in their battle to reign in the control and influence of tech giants who could face hefty fines up to 10% of annual global revenue for non-compliance and breakups. In the sights are social media platforms and online market places.

Twitter Disappoint With Weak User Growth and Advertising Revenue Growth Concerns

Social media company Twitter reported better than expected third quarter earnings Wednesday beating on revenue and earnings BUT missed on key user metrics sending the stock down 17%. Investors are concerned for advertising revenue growth with $TWTR blatant political meddling.

Snap Shares Hit All Time High After Surprise Profit as Advertising Income Grows

Social media company Snap, owner of Snapchat reported better than expected third quarter earnings expectations with revenues up 52% year-over-year and a adjusted EPS of $0.01 versus a loss of $0.04 last year. Daily active users rose by 18% year-over-year to 249 million.

Snap Loses Another $326 million as Active User Growth Dissappoints

Social media company Snap, owner of Snapchat plunged 13% Tuesday after missing second quarter earnings expectations with another large net loss. $SNAP has been a great reminder of risk, herd mentality and like MySpace the perils of betting on social media longevity.

China Social Media and Dating Firm Momo Active Users Growth Continues

China based mobile based social media company Momo Inc. reported better than expected third quarter earnings before the open Tuesday. Total paying users of its live video service and value-added service grew 7% year-over-year.