Our Favorite Reactions to Twitter’s IPO Announcement

September 13, 2013

2:45 pm

As everybody has been made aware over the last 24 hours, Twitter has confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This is only the first step in an IPO, though, and Twitter lovers can expect around three to six months, or more, before being able to buy any options.

The JOBS Act dictates that any company bringing in under $1 billion in revenue can file confidentially, and Twitter currently brings in around $500 – $600 million. Regardless, everybody knew what was going on, and confidentiality seemed to be one of the lower priorities on the list. If you are looking to buy, do not be put off by the fact that they bring in under $1 billion, because they are looking to hit that mark in 2014.

In a purely Twitter fashion, the news was broken in less than 140 characters:

Needless to say, there have been some amazing reactions on the Twittersphere, and here are some of our favorites:

Let us know your thoughts and feelings about the IPO and what you think might happen: Will we see a run similar to Facebook, or will we see a stunning success from square one?

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Will is a Senior Writer with Tech.Co, based out of America's Finest City: San Diego. He covers all territory West of the Mississippi river, digging deep for awesome local entrepreneurs, companies, and ideas. He's the resident Android junkie and will be happy to tell you why you should switch to the OS. When he's off the clock, Will focuses his literary talent on the art of creative writing...or you might find him surfing in Ocean Beach. Follow Will on Twitter @WJS1988

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