The figure is below analysts’ projections.
Twitter’s chosen a great time to join the IPO party, judging from recent gains by Facebook and LinkedIn.
U.S. and European stock markets fell Wednesday on worries about the threat to the world economy.
It may be business as usual for most so far, but an extended shutdown would hurt private companies, many say.
The hirings, many in management, would boost the workforce to more than 80,000.