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Bad finance: Mind the non-GAAP @Twitter and beyond

Bad finance: Mind the non-GAAP @Twitter and beyond

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) – Twitter lost $521 million in 2015. No, wait – it earned $277 million of profit. The first figure is according to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP. The second is the alternative version created by the company led by Jack Dorsey, ostensibly to make the business easier to understand. […]

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Twitter IPO creates paper billionaires

Twitter IPO creates paper billionaires

Twitter IPO creates paper billionaires reports the LA Times. With Twitter stock up 73% from Wednesday’s price, top execs and major investors are in the catbird seat. Seventy million shares were sold, raising $1.82 billion. A little blue bird has turned a few select people into cash cows. Twitter’s stock closed at $44.90 on the […]

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Martha Stewart and how not to complain on Twitter

Martha Stewart and how not to complain on Twitter

As reported in the WS Journal, Martha Stewart and how not to complain on Twitter – A cautionary tale in the use of social media for customer service. Over the years, Martha Stewart has offered many thoughts on etiquette, but when she cracked the screen on her iPad last week and then complained on Twitter […]

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As Twitter goes public, more tweets go private

As Twitter goes public, more tweets go private

As reported in the WS Journal, As Twitter goes public, more tweets go private – Site makes it easier for firms to deal with complaints privately. Twitter TWTR 0.00% provides consumers a way to publicly air customer service grievances, forcing companies to consider not only the complaint but how it will play among the millions […]

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TV ratings aren’t only thing Twitter can measure

TV ratings aren’t only thing Twitter can measure

As reported in the WS Journal, TV ratings aren’t only thing Twitter can measure – expect 140-character polling on everything from politicians to Tater Tots. Soon, Internet trolls may no longer be looked upon with the degree of disdain usually reserved for swamp life. With the launch of Twitter’s TV Ratings, experts say, the rehabilitation […]

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How IPO will change Twitter

How IPO will change Twitter

As reported in the WS Journal, How IPO will change Twitter – The need to please shareholders could alter user experience. Though most of Twitter’s 200 million users have probably not even given 140 characters’ worth of thought to the company’s much-anticipated IPO filed Thursday, the social media giant’s decision to go public will likely […]

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10 things Twitter won’t tweet

10 things Twitter won’t tweet

As reported in the WS Journal, 10 things Twitter won’t tweet – some things can’t be captured in just 140 characters. 1. “You say social media site, we say advertisement-delivery system.” After much anticipation by investors and fans, the microblogging service Twitter TWTR 0.00% in September finally filed an initial public offering. On Thursday, the […]

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Meet Paul Raymond

Meet Paul Raymond

Mr. Raymond is a sought after speaker in tax controversy law by many attorney, accountant, and business groups and at the request of the Internal Revenue Service, has presented programs at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, attended by tax professionals throughout the United States.

Additionally, he continues to be an active member in the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, where he was the Past Chair of the Employment Taxes Committee.

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