The Twitter IPO: Why the micro-blogging site is no Facebook

Twitter enjoys distinct advantages over the social network

Twitter has an established presence on mobile.
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Twitter on Thursday announced on — where else? — Twitter that it had filed paperwork for its highly anticipated initial public offering, sending Twitter into a frenzy of excitement about Twitter's future on the stock market.

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Ryu Spaeth

Ryu Spaeth is deputy editor at TheWeek.com. Follow him on Twitter.