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Plains GP Holdings? Zoetis? No?

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

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

The Krug has Twitter figured out.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 13, 2013
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Its filings are secret, but much is understood.

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

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

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

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 14, 2013
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First, he brought Fed communications into the twentieth century. Now, the 21st.

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
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