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Twitter wasn’t the biggest IPO of 2013. You haven’t heard of the company that was.

Plains GP Holdings? Zoetis? No?

Why investors love Twitter’s low sales numbers

For investors in the Twitter IPO, the fact that the company is early in its process of monetizing the social network may be part of the appeal.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 7, 2013

Twitter could end up being really profitable. But it’s a super risky stock.

Should you buy Twitter stock when it goes public this week? Only if you are confident you know the future of social media.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 4, 2013

Investors think Snapchat is worth $4 billion. That’s insane.

It's like paying too much for a house because you think the market will keep going up forever.

The 5 most fascinating things from the Twitter IPO

The company's S-1 contains truths previously kept secret.

Paul Krugman’s excellent Twitter strategy

The Krug has Twitter figured out.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 13, 2013

Twitter is going public! 6 things you should know.

Its filings are secret, but much is understood.

World leaders are on Twitter, but they’re not using it

Simply being on the service isn't the same as wielding it effectively.

Will PRISM damage tech companies’ reputations for privacy?

Trust is the currency of the consumer tech world. PRISM undermines that.

WonkTalk: Ezra vs. Twitter

In today's WonkTalk, Brad and I talk through my war on Twitter, and some possible peace agreements.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 2, 2013

The problem with Twitter

Nick Beaudrot gave up Twitter for Lent. But now Lent's over. So is he excited to fire up the old Tweetdeck? Nope. And I see his point.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 1, 2013

The best Donald Trump tweet ever

I continue to believe that Donald Trump is America's greatest living performance artist.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 14, 2013

Got questions for Ben Bernanke? Take them to Twitter this afternoon

First, he brought Fed communications into the twentieth century. Now, the 21st.

Senate tweets in one chart

Today, xkcd had some fun at the expense of our less formal Senators: This made me wonder - what do Senators actually tweet about? So I wrote a Python script to scrape every Senate's last 20 tweets so I could analyze them. Here are the most commonly used words, filtering out both common words like "and" or "the" and URL contents like "http" and "www".

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 18, 2012