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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter Inc. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, reported a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Twitter reports 1Q loss

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter Inc. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, reported a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. is reporting a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter.

The San Francisco company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 11 cents per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 2 cents per share.

The short messaging service posted revenue of $548.3 million in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $512.1 million.

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