Things haven't been going well for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) of late. The company is struggling to grow its user base in an increasingly competitive social media space. And to make matters worse, it's desperately trying to keep up with Facebook to grow its share of social media ad dollars.

These two problems have weighed on the company for a while, and investors are becoming impatient. Twitter's stock has fallen nearly 70% over the past 12 months and many people are questioning whether or not the social media network can overcome these obstacles. Click on the video below to find out more about Twitter's woes.



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