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Why Did Snapchat Turn Down $3 Billion?

The messaging service sees its future as blindingly bright. continue…

Twitter Pushing Rosy Future Despite Current Losses

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The social network wants investors to believe it’ll turn a corner and make hefty profits by 2015, according to a new report. continue…

Why Twitter’s Playing Its IPO Safe

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Slowing growth and continued financial losses aren’t necessarily enough to dissuade investors, so long as they believe in Twitter’s future. continue…

Twitter’s IPO Could Spark Huge Challenges

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When Twitter finally goes public, Wall Street will start cracking the whip for boundless growth and revenue. continue…

Twitter Issues Stock Grants for Employee Retention

Twitter reportedly began handing out stock option grants to valued employees over the past two weeks, a maneuver likely designed to keep the social media company’s vested employees on the hook for a longer tenure. According to a report in AllThingsD.com, Twitter began handing out stock grants to not only executives but also valued individual contributors in recent weeks. With Twitter’s IPO documents officially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, employees who have been with the seven-year-old company for… continue…

How an IPO Could Change Twitter

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Wall Street pressure for increasing revenues and profits could tempt Twitter to advertise more aggressively. continue…

What Twitter’s IPO Could Mean for Employees

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Twitter engineers and the rest of the flock had plenty to tweet about Thursday afternoon, as the company finally announced it had filed for its long-awaited IPO. Twitter, however, submitted its IPO documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission “confidentially,” meaning its financial condition will not be known publicly just yet. Here are two tweets Twitter sent out this afternoon regarding its IPO:   And here’s its advice to employees…and all the Twitter gawkers… What this means for Twitter employees… continue…

Facebook’s Mobile Progress Comes at a Cost

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Facebook seems to be making progress at monetizing its mobile efforts. But its overall strategy comes at considerable expense. continue…