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Unlike the Facebook IPO, it’s going to be really, really hard for you to avoid any news surrounding Twitter’s coming of age — “TWTR”, Twitter’s New York Stock Exchange trading symbol, is trending on, yup, you guessed it, Twitter.
Patrick Stewart, better knowns as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the “Star Trek” series, was joined by Vivienne Harr, a tween who set up a lemonade stand for a year to protest slavery, and a representative of the Boston Police Department to ring the opening bell on Twitter’s behalf. It’s less random than you think — they are all Twitter users.
Despite all the blah blah, Twitter’s big day doesn’t affect how you and I use Twitter right now. Maybe things will change next year as Twitter tries to appease not only its users anymore, but also its investors. Publicly.
In the meanwhile check out these 140 character bullet points.