Yes, there have been recent grumblings and hints that Twitter could be filing for an initial public offering, but the company has been adamant that it wasn't planning to go public anytime soon. So, it came as somewhat of a surprise when the massive social-networking site tweeted on Thursday that it filed for an IPO.
"We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO," the company tweeted. "This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale."
Within moments of Twitter's tweet, the social network lit up with … Read more