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Last Chance To Dump Twitter

Twitter (TWTR) got a pop overnight after reporting a loss of $125 million, 20 cents per share, on revenues of $479 million for the quarter ending in December, compared with a loss of $511 million, or $1.41 per share, and revenues of $242 million a year ago.

The huge top line jump, and a slew of announcements aimed at correcting the one negative in report - users were up only 20% year-over-year - were enough to send shares up 12%, to $46.20, in overnight trading.

What the bulls are saying is that Twitter is doing a better job monetizing users with advertising, that its move to put tweets on Google (GOOG) (GOOGL), and syndicate promoted tweets to sites like Flipboard and Yahoo Japan, that its relative transparency on problems, like a bug in Apple's (AAPL) iOS8, and inability to deal with trolls, mean CEO Dick Costolo has a handle on… Read More …