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Before The Break: Twitter vs FaceBook vs LinkedIn In One Chart

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"I'm buying coz everyone is talking about it..."



We note that, according to Reuters, the IPO is 30x oversubscribed, and bear in mind that banks have advised internally to cancel all limit orders that are over 15% below the NBBO. Which means keep a trailing limit order at 14.99% or less below the NBBO in case of 'market events'.

We are sure, given all these 'extra' rules that greed will take a back seat, that the machines will cross their arms and wait patiently, and that TWTR will open just as CNBC's Bob Pisani hoped - higher with a gentle drift higher all day... </sarc>


(h/t @MWellerFX)

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Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:34 | 4130636 superflex
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Let the madness begin in 3...2...1....


I'd love to see the markets break today and go dark.  It might spark an investigation into the shenanigans of HFT and algos breaking the system.

The horror, the horror.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:29 | 4130637 GMadScientist
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C'mon show the bars for ZH too!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:48 | 4130671 El Oregonian
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Looks like some of the "Experts" were 'Twitter-paetted", FORWARD!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 12:27 | 4131219 James-Morrison
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Twitter seems like group hula-hoop

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 13:24 | 4131532 eatthebanksters
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Jerry Brown and his sycophants are happier than hogs at feeding time.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:29 | 4130640 slotmouth
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I will be live tweeting all my btfath's today follow me @dumbfuck

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:29 | 4130641 Hippocratic Oaf
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Bob Piss-on-me.

This should be great.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:42 | 4130684 Stoploss
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A box of shit.

Will twitter be like Linkedin? You know, if you happen to brush by anything containing any combination of the letters of the ticker, you are bombarded with endless contact, emails, and general harassment?

Where is the line to sign up to be bombarded with neutrons?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:51 | 4130719 Billy Sol Estes
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Linkedin is the second biggest joke of the decade, right behind Farcebook

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:16 | 4130874 swmnguy
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I love LinkedIn.  As a self-employed sole proprietor, LinkedIn tells me when all my competitors are out of work.  Nobody updates their LinkedIn profile or sends out buddy requests when they have anything else productive to do.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:32 | 4130648 PT
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The IPO is just for laughs.  Selling to the BerYellanke - that's where the real money is made.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:33 | 4130653 Dr. Engali
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From now on all references to Twitter must be in 140 characters or less.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:35 | 4130656 superflex
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Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:35 | 4130657 Seasmoke
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Got my finger on the sell button at 30.01

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:36 | 4130659 replaceme
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No one ever loses in this market, not on a tech stock.  Buy early and often.  #highasamotherf*cker

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:41 | 4130665 Running On Bing...
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No ask as of yet, waiting.

Buying 10k at market but will keep you informed.

As long as Tyler tweets, it's easy money bro. $100 by Christmas.


Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:42 | 4130686 johnQpublic
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still not sure if i even understand the point of twitter


i personally dont give a shit what other people have to say about anything

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:58 | 4130759 earnyermoney
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It's a great propaganda tool for the fascists running the country.


Look at all of Barry's followers. Easy to tweet out the talking points to his bots.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:01 | 4130788 johnQpublic
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if i want to look at barry's followers, i'll watch the walkning dead on AMC....heard its a great show

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:43 | 4130688 The Fonz...befo...
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Market cap over 13 billion and yet employs less than 400 people....please solar flare come and kill the grid..

What a stupid joke

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:46 | 4130694 replaceme
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I hear all this, and I still know it will be huge.  Like the death throes of a dying sun.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:59 | 4130769 cro_maat
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In a world run by Banksters the only thing that counts is debt. Now twitter can leverage that 69M in losses into enough debt that they will need a bailout in a few years as a TBTF social network. Meanwhile the Squid will have churned the stock a few thousand times by tweeting rumors and analyst predictions tied to their HFT. And in the end the Squid prop. desk wins 365 days a year.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:44 | 4130693 ThorAss
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Turn those machines back on, I'm not done buying yet!!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:49 | 4130712 Zer0head
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I love Linkedin


best research tool out there


so many @dumfucks put their entire life story out there for any and all to review


case in point


Ms. Zer0 mentions at feeding time, I see Bob's car  has been in the driveway during the day for the past couple of weeks

I say maybe Bob lost his job

so I wanders over to Linkedin and sure enough Bob has updated his profile, not only that his whole effing lifestory is there in its pixilated glory


Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:15 | 4130871 Running On Bing...
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Short Bob.


Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:18 | 4130880 swmnguy
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Ha- Sorry, Zer0H.  I didn't mean to thread-jump your comment.  I hadn't scrolled down far enough to see you yet.

But yeah, that's the useful function LinkedIn serves.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:41 | 4130976 roadhazard
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A  planet full of morans.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:49 | 4130713 Billy Sol Estes
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Linkedin: Facebook for even stupider people.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:55 | 4130743 Kreditanstalt
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Anyone buying an outfit that doesn't produce any real goods or wealth deserves to lose everything.  You're not "investing"; you're BETTING - against the House.  

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:32 | 4130940 syntaxterror
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When is the Zerohedge IPO?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 12:04 | 4131086 bnbdnb
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Twitter is the new Amazon.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 12:45 | 4131303 Pesky Labrador
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LinkedIns original idea was a great, build your network of professionals. To keep in contact with those in your field, possible job oppurtunities. Granted the security and privacy lacked but the concept is cool. Somewhere they got the idea to try and be a social site like FB, MySpace etc. Then they continue adding crap like endorsments. Where you can be endorsed for shit you've never done. LinkedIn missed their mark and they'll never be FB.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 13:09 | 4131451 cocoablini
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Twitter has 230 "active" users? C'mon, that is absolute BULLSHIT. About 1% of the entire userbase actually Tweets. the rest follow-and active followers are probably 10% of 230million. What a pile of BS

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 14:34 | 4131822 syntaxterror
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A 140-character spam engine has a bigger market cap than Adobe or Autodesk or Intuit.

There's never been so many bigger fools as there are on November 7, 2013.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:56 | 4134188 mkhs
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Just wait until tomorrow.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!