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Twitter’s share prices tumbled April 28 when its financial results were leaked before the market closed, reports Forbes.

The social media site lost more than 25% of its value after data firm Selerity tweeted that Twitter’s revenues were $436 million in the first quarter. The results were below analyst’s expectations of $456.5 million. Its user figures were also lower than expected, coming in at 241.6 million instead of 243 million.

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After the numbers leaked, Twitter halted trading and officially released its results. Trading has resumed, and Selerity tweeted that it found the early results on Twitter’s own website, Forbes reports.

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