Is Twitter’s growth all thanks to Donald Trump?


Twitter’s public earnings call on Wednesday revealed the unthinkable: growth.

The company added 9 million monthly active users in the most recent quarter, shattering Wall Street expectations. What caused the uptick and can the company, under CEO Jack Dorsey, continue the momentum?

Tech Editor Pete Pachal, Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff, Senior Tech Correspondent Raymond Wong, and Assistant Tech Editor Louise Matsakis discuss on this week’s MashTalk podcast.

Joining us to talk Twitter is Business Reporter Kerry Flynn. One big theory as to why Twitter saw a surge in active users might be none other than Donald Trump. More than any other U.S. president, Trump is vocal on Twitter and what he tweets is instant news fodder, regardless of the subject matter. Did Trump single-handedly give Twitter the boost it’s needed? It’s highly possible. Read more…

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