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Twitter IPO sees early 73% rise on NYSE

Twitter IPO sees early 73% rise on NYSE

Today Twitter begins its journey into the public realm with their Initial Public Offering, seeing a relatively quick rise in price of each share in early hours of trading. The Twitter IPO began with the company offering up 70 million shares with stock priced at a cool $26 USD per share. Soon after the initial offering, the first trade was made at $45.10 a share, making an impressive 73% jump right off the bat.

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Adobe report shows Twitter click values and insight before IPO

Adobe report shows Twitter click values and insight before IPO

Twitter's per-click ad value has increased by 300% since last year, an Adobe report shows. In Q3 2012, revenue-generating websites earned on average $0.11 for every link click-through from Twitter; in Q3 2013, that figure was $0.44. That revenue-per-visit (RPV) is by far the highest-percentage per-click revenue growth for the period for any social network, including Facebook (39%) and Pinterest (150%). That news alone could help boost Twitter's per-share price range for tomorrow's long-awaited IPO, but the report shows even more sunny news for the company's viability as a marketing platform.

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Twitter IPO official: submitted to SEC

Twitter IPO official: submitted to SEC

Today Twitter has confidentially submitted an S-1 o the SEC in order to begin the process of their first (and only, of course) IPO. They've made this offering known in as plain a use of English as possible, adding that "this Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale." As you can probably guess: this announcement was made with a Tweet.

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Candy Crush Saga game popularity reportedly leads to planned IPO

Candy Crush Saga game popularity reportedly leads to planned IPO

If you spend any amount of time on Facebook, you've likely either seen Candy Crush Saga notifications in the news feed, received invitations to play, or have dabbled in the game yourself. Such proliferation is indicative of the game's popularity, as well as others like it, which have reached such a level that the game's maker, Midasplayer International Holding Co., is seeking an IPO.

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Facebook event to reveal “real” Android app (not a phone)

Facebook event to reveal “real” Android app (not a phone)

If you've been following the Facebook press events that have occurred over the past couple of years, you know one thing is rather apparent: they love to hold press conferences. Zuckerberg and the Facebook crew have held press conferences for everything from the opening bell on their IPO top an announcement about possible Facebook couponing. Here's the long and short it, it being the April 4th Facebook event: if Facebook wanted to make a Facebook phone, they wouldn't do it like this.

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Facebook improves mobile app install ads for developers

Facebook improves mobile app install ads for developers

Facebook has improved its mobile app install ads service to allow developers to reach a much more specific user base with their ads. The mobile install ads service is a great tool for developers to make their mobiles apps more well known to the world. Many developers have seen their mobile apps downloads increase phenomenally after using the service. Social Quantum, an international game developer, saw its app become the #5 grossing app in the US within less than a month after using the service.

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Vine arrives: 6s video sharing for Twitter and Facebook

Vine arrives: 6s video sharing for Twitter and Facebook

Twitter has launched Vine, a video sharing service that echoes the brevity of the 140-character limit by only allowing users to share up to six seconds of looping footage. Vine, launching initially on iPhone and iPod touch, is a free download, and is the result of an acquisition by Twitter of the Vine team. Basically, think adding movement and audio to your usual tweet brevity, for those times when actions speak louder than words.

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