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In less than 140 characters, Twitter announced Thursday -- in a tweet -- that it had filed papers for its initial public offering, a hotly-anticipated moment in the tech world. 

The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen in London in this September 11, 2013 file photo.

The following are a selection of tweets sent after the announcement:

@janewells: I'VE GOT PERFECT TICKER SYMBOL FOR @twitter--CXL. Why? That's roman numerals for 140.

-- Jane Wells, CNBC business reporter

@DavidClinchNews: Will I be able to buy @twitter stock if I am not @verified ? #TwitterIPO

-- David Clinch, executive editor at Storyful

@edhenryTV: How excited is everyone that we're all getting shares in the @Twitter #IPO woot #retirement !! wait what ...

-- Ed Henry, FOX News chief White House correspondent

@KoolJeffrey: Twitter is going public. I'll buy no more than a 140 shares. #twitterIPO

-- Jeffrey Wisenbaugh, digital reporter and writer/editor for E! shows

@cschweitz: Your ad here. #twitterIPO

-- Callie Schweitzer, director of digital innovation at TIME magazine

@rmathis: I find it intriguing that @twitter, which has the power to influence the stock market, will now be at the mercy of it. Dizzying. #TwitterIPO

-- Rob Mathis, social media and communications manager for Georgetown University

@mike_melia: I'm impressed... our news editor's copy on @twitter IPO on @newshour tonight was done in fewer than 140 characters. Here it is...

-- Mike Melia, senior broadcast producer for PBS's "NewsHour"

@mike_melia: IN BUSINESS NEWS... TWITTER HAS CONFIRMED IT'S GOING PUBLIC. THE COMPANY ANNOUNCED IT TODAY -- IN A TWEET. IT GAVE NO DETAILS.

-- Mike Melia, senior broadcast producer for PBS's "NewsHour"

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