The latest data from TickerTags indicates that Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 9.57%’s AWS cloud services platform is gaining traction among both the general population and the most tech-savvy Internet users. AWS brought in $2.4 billion in revenue in Q4, up an impressive 69 percent year-over-year (Y/Y). If social media buzz is any indication, Amazon shareholders can expect some more impressive growth numbers when Amazon reports Q1 earnings on Thursday after the market close.
TickerTags monitors social media sites to identify trends by searching for words and phrases that appear together in social media content, such as tweets.
The number of Twitter mentions of AWS more than doubled Y/Y in Q1. This growth far outpaced the Y/Y increases in Twitter mentions of Microsoft Corporation MSFT 0.06%’s Azure (+56 percent) or Alphabet Inc GOOG 0.29% GOOGL 0.4%’s Google Cloud (+69 percent).
These numbers indicate…
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