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Twitter has been valued as high as US$31 billion, but can the valuation be justified? NYSE/AAP

Twitter’s IPO and the dark side of valuing companies

Social media darling Twitter ended last week with US$2.3 billion wiped off its market valuation, following a 7.24% fall in its share price on the second day it traded. Despite the slip, the share price…
The start of something beautiful? Garrett Heath

Twitter frenzy could generate another tech bubble

During the past few years, a strange evening ritual has begun to spring up around the City of London. Instead of heading to the local pub with their colleagues, city workers are flocking to cocktail parties…
It’s news, but not as we knew it. Andrew Matthews/PA

How Twitter has helped the emergence of a new journalism

Twitter’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) is due to take place on Wednesday. The company values itself at US$12 billion and expects to raise up to US$1.3 billion in sales. But let’s forget about the money…
Turn left at Facebook street. dullhunk

Facebook paves the way for investor confidence in Twitter

As Twitter sets off on its IPO roadshow, most analysts are predicting a strong response. But the social media giant remains in a slightly odd position: its revenues in the first half of 2013 more than…
Twitter’s deal with the NFL will open a new stream of revenue in the lead up to their IPO.

The winners and losers in Twitter’s NFL deal

Twitter’s IPO filing has today revealed a loss of $US69 million on $US254 million in revenue in the first half of the year - which is up on the US$49 million loss in the same period last year. With results…

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