Twitter: We lost 4 million users of iOS and the iPhone 6 8




Administration microblogging service Twitter announced that in the past after the operating system iOS 8 quarter the company lost 4 million active users.


Approximately 3 million have been lost due to changes in the work function “General references” in the browser Safari, which shows the links posted by users Twitter, confident in the company. Another one million people are lost “belonged Twitter», as stated by the Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto at a meeting on income. Later CEO Dick explained Kostollo publication Business Insider, that 1 million people after buying iPhone 6 forgotten passwords from their accounts and no longer use the service.

It should be noted that the figure of 4 million users – and not so great for Twitter: at the end of the IV quarter of 2014 the service was used 288 million people. But regardless of the problems with iOS company can not maintain the same growth rate. During the last quarter of 2014 users was 20% more than in the same period of the 2013th, the lowest increase in the history of Twitter. In this company’s net loss for the period decreased by 4 times to $ 125.4 million compared with $ 511.5 million loss for the same period a year earlier.

At a conference on fiscal quarters Kostollo said that the problem with the mobile platform Apple – this “unexpected error in iOS 8 associated with the integration of Twitter into the operating system.” He added that Twitter «excellent relationship with Apple».

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