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Facebook’s IPO debacle taught us several things that will serve investors well as the Twitter temptation builds.
Facebook’s IPO debacle taught us several things that will serve investors well as the Twitter temptation builds.
(Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

Don’t get caught up in any Twitter IPO frenzy

If the upcoming initial public offering for Twitter Inc. has you rolling your eyes because of the mess associated with last year’s Facebook Inc. debut, consider it a good thing.

Facebook’s IPO was a disaster, particularly for small investors who bought shares on the first day of trading, only to see them slide more than 50 per cent over the next three months.