Twitter’s Soaring Valuation

Tweet this. In the wake of its powerful display of cultural influence at Sunday night’s Oscars, an analysis of Twitter’s business pegs the company’s market value at about $10 billion. Twitter, which is just starting to generate cash through advertising, is still in hypergrowth mode; its user base rose 40 percent in the last three quarters of 2012. The big question: can it turn all those eyeballs and hashtags into dollars?