Twitter’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is a hot topic as industry analysts wondered if it would be worth buying, investors considered purchasing, and AP News reported that officials in charge of Twitter’s stock debut admitted to “being a little nervous.” The opening bell sounded with shares priced at $26 and within minutes, climbed to $45. With lots of eyes on the Twitter IPO, of course there’s lots of chatter on Twitter — it can all be found under #twtrIPO. Here are 15 of the best tweets leading up to the IPO, and as the bell sounded, captured in 140 characters, of course!
15 Top Tweets from the Twitter IPO 1 of 16
Here's what was being said in 140 characters!
How much is a Tweet worth? 2 of 16
Potential buyers wonder how much is a Tweet is worth the night before Twitter goes public.
Twitter pricing set 3 of 16
The initial public offering for Twitter was set at $26.
Predictions 4 of 16
How high will Twitter shares go on the first day as a publicly traded company?
To buy or not to buy? 5 of 16
Will the Twitter IPO go the way of Facebook's? Buyers wonder leading up to the bell ringing at the New York Stock Exchange.
On the eve of Twitter’s IPO 6 of 16
The Twitter bird flies at the New York Stock Exchange.
Twitter musings 7 of 16
A Twitter user muses via 140 characters about the company's business model.
The bell sounds 8 of 16
Twitter is aflutter as industry analysts and Twitter users wait to watch what happens on the first day of trading.
Ouch! 9 of 16
One could say that any IPO of a social media company should be better than Facebook's dismal performance.
IPO skeptics 10 of 16
Some users think that the company's time would be better spent thwarting hackers than going public.
How much did employees earn today? 11 of 16
Early employees are now worth millions, perhaps even billions, thanks to the value of their stock options.
Looking promising 12 of 16
In just a screenshot, it's easy to see how well Twitter's stock performed right out of the gate!
Will I or won’t I make some money? 13 of 16
A buyer speculates on the future of his shares.
Dollar vs Hashtags 14 of 16
Notice how this tweet replaces the hashtag with the dollar sign. Perhaps this could be a new way to search and tag!
Good advice! 15 of 16
Hopefully @Roblosophy bought their own birthday present in the form of some Twitter stock after tweeting this out!
Publicly traded tweets 16 of 16
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