The Business of Media: It started with a tweet, and now comes the big payday
how will Twitter stack up with the other social networks which have already taken the IPO plunge, asks Steve Dempsey?
A week and a half ago, Twitter announced its long-awaited public offering. "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale," it tweeted. Short and sweet - sure, what would you expect from Twitter?
Of course, Twitter won't be the first social media company to go public. Google (owners of YouTube and Google+), LinkedIn and Facebook have all paved the...
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