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Twitter has little to celebrate a year after IPO

Despite the success in mobile advertising, it is paying for the disconnect between promise and performance

Twitter's loss more than doubled to US$175 million for Q3 from a year earlier. While sales climbed 114 per cent to US$361 million for the period, costs more than doubled to US$522.7 million.

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TWITTER Inc celebrated its one-year anniversary as a public company on Thursday with a stock that's soared 55 per cent from its debut. Its performance by many other measures is less stellar.

After jumping 73 per cent to open at US$45.10 on its first trading day,