Twitter enjoyed profitability all year for the first time despite user numbers continuing to shrink on the social networking website.
The micro-blogging app saw monthly active users, a key metric for measuring how many people are using the site, fall by 9 million in the final three months of 2018.
The Jack Dorsey-founded website reported revenue growth of 24pc on Thursday, up to $909m (£703m) in the three months ending in December. Full year revenues for 2018 exceeded $3bn.
It also recorded another quarter of profits with adjusted earnings before interest, taxes and amortisation of $397m.
Twitter has managed to shore up its income by boosting advertising through improved video advert sales, which…