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Marketplace Tech for Friday, October 25, 2013
Oct 25, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Friday, October 25, 2013

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It's time for the Twitter road show -- that thing where the social network company tours the country to get investors pumped up about its initial public offering. The excitement over Twitter has the whole tech industry buzzing, and that could be great news for up-and-coming social media companies.

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The Twitter effect: Will Pinterest benefit from the IPO?

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If Twitter’s IPO takes off, that will impact how investors view other private social media sites.
A Twitter tweet announcing the company's planned initial public offering (IPO) is pictured on a mobile telephone back-dropped by various twitter logos on October 4, 2013. A new book out details the sometimes-sordid history of how the social networking company got its start. 
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Users booted from Wikipedia over 'sock puppetry' accusations

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A look at the practice of "sock puppetry" on Wikipedia, where users maintain multiple accounts to trick other editors.

How well do you know the internet? This week's Silicon Tally

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Former NSA chief finds out what it's like to be spied on

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It’s time for the Twitter road show — that thing where the social network company tours the country to get investors pumped up about its initial public offering. The excitement over Twitter has the whole tech industry buzzing, and that could be great news for up-and-coming social media companies.

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