Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) reported a beat on earnings for its first quarter, and an increase in active monthly users to 255 million. While the growth was significant, it was below what Wall Street was hoping for, and the stock sold off to the tune of 10%, as analysts began to worry that growth was cooling for the social-media company.
In this segment from Wednesday's MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Simon Erickson discuss Twitter's sell-off, why it was warranted, why they still believe in the company today, and why investors should remember not to lump Twitter and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) together in the same boat.
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