Twitter continues to grow

Social network now has 271 million active users.

Twitter’s latest quarterly figures show the social network has added another 16 million active users (those who use Twitter at least once a month) – representing a 24% increase.

Revenues are also up from $250 million last quarter to $312 million.

Twitter is also reported to have acquired 'deep-learning' start-up Madbits, although no official announcement has been made as yet.  

Sources: Endgadget; TheNextWeb; ITProPortal.