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In the wake of Twitter's IPO filing, investors bid the defunct Tweeter Home Electronics Group's stock up 1,800 percent after seeming to mistake its symbol (TWTRQ) for that of Twitter's (TWTR).
The wildly popular microblogging site is now a publicly traded company, with investor enthusiasm launching shares up 73 percent from Twitter's set price.
Almost 9 percent of active accounts use automated technology to interact with Twitter, a new SEC filing reveals.
As the social network announces its historic $26 IPO share price, the news is slow to catch on in the Twitterverse.
The social-networking company filed documents saying it will price its shares at between $17 and $20 when it goes public, likely next month, raising as much as $1.6 billion.
Twitter is expected to set a price range for its shares this week and could "price the deal" by next week, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Twitter never said how much it paid to acquire more than 900 patents from IBM last year, but a newly published SEC filing reveals the company was willing to spend big to avoid a patent-infringement battle.
Like every other milestone in its history, Twitter's rebirth this morning as a publicly traded company has been thoroughly documented on its own platform.
In an amended filing ahead of IPO expected next month, microblogging service also says it now has 230 million monthly active users.
Delivering a blow to the Nasdaq, which was accused of bungling Facebook's IPO, Twitter takes another route for its market debut.