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Details on Twitter’s IPO released, showing current revenue and plans for the future

  • 04/10/2013 at 15:22 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Twitter BirdLast month Twitter filed a secret request with SEC to go public. Now the details of those filings are starting to emerge, including the plan they have to eventually reach $1 billion.

According to documents filed with the Security and Exchange Commission, Twitter has been gaining revenue at a very fast rate in the last two years. However, they are still losing money and have reported no profits.

Their ad revenue since 2010 has gone from $28,278 to 2013’s earnings of $253,635. While that is a steady increase over the course of that period, they have a long way to go to reach the eventual $1 billion revenue they hope to generate with their switch to public company.

Right now, Facebook holds the majority for advertising on the web. However, that is mostly through desktop specific ad sales. The mobile web market is wide open and growing. Already, Twitter has reported that 65% of their ad revenue is coming from mobile advertising and marketing. Which shows that the way forward is almost certainly going to be in that area, working to become the primary primary platform for mobile and tablet ads.

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Twitter SEC request for IPO means business

  • 13/09/2013 at 18:02 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Twitter BirdTwitter announced yesterday that it is going public, filing a secret IPO request with the SEC that will turn it into an official business.

Since starting in 2006 as a side project for what was meant to be a podcast, Twitter has really made a name for itself. Not only was it the first highly popular micro blogging site, but it has had a hand in establishing a number of social media standards.

We can thank Twitter for the prevalence of the hashtag after it was adopted from IRC channels to connect posts. We can also look to their unique algorithm and live update format for the way many sites are run today. Even Google adapted their services for a time to better use Twitter prior to their Google+ launch. But mostly, it formed a new social element to the industry of online business and marketing that has changed everything.

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Facebook dreams to raise the IPO with several Billions

  • 04/05/2012 at 11:22 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Facebook Historical IPOFacebook will open with a record high IPO among tech firms of Silicon Valley, raising $10.6 billion. This will leave Google in the dust! It also places Facebook among the giants, along with Amazon.

What started out as a bit of a joke in a dorm room at Harvard, has taken Mark Zuckerberg to the top of the world. Facebook’s IPO will be between $28-$35 a share. That puts the firm at a valuation of $77-96 billion.

The value is based on an assertive speculation that the company has large potential for raking in cash from many angles, not the least of which are ads and commerce.

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Facebook historical IPO marks the beginning of this year

Facebook Historical IPOAlmost eight years ago Facebook was in its beginnings stages being developed and nurtured by CEO Mark Zuckerburg. Despite its humble beginnings in a Harvard dormitory room, Facebook soon exploded past everyone’s expectations and has become an integral part of people’s social lives.

Facebook has made news and headlines many times before and it is doing it again – albeit for somewhat different reasons. Facebook is filing to become a publicly traded company and will allow people to buy shares on the stock market as of Wednesday. Since Facebook literally represents the social network for this era, its initial public offering(IPO) will be historical and astonishing to say the least.

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