When Twitter announced it was going public, Leaders we Deserve Editor in Tweet provided his own tweets to mark the news
Friday 13th September 2013
1. Tudor Rickards @Tudortweet now
@smh Thanks.Your article on twitter has encouraged me to review my earlier blogs from the time I wondered what Twitter’s business model is
2. Tudor Rickards @Tudortweet now
Further thoughts on Twitter. What I like: unexpectedness of tweets from people with primary focus to communicate not capitalize
3. Tudor Rickards @Tudortweet now
Further thoughts of twitter: What I dislike, Use as crude and sometimes covert advertising [lessons to be learned from TV commercials]
4. Tudor Rickards @Tudortweet now
I tweet therefore I am. I don’t tweet because I am something else
5. Tudor Rickards @Tudortweet now
Last twitter tweet for now. Twitter will split into several services whose form and function will be shaped by us the tweeters.
A more formal analysis on how Twitter makes money came from The Sydney Morning Herald. This triggered the Tweets above.
Other early tweeters
1. Reuters India @ReutersIndia 2h
Twitter takes first step toward going public
2. James Hirsen @thejimjams 3h
Things to know before you load up on Twitter stock
3. Los Angeles Times
Twitter files for an IPO; five things you should know
As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren’t too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know.
[Also shows original Twitter announcement]