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Facebook overtook Twitter; will  Snap Chat  overtake Facebook?

Snapchat's IPO: How big will it be?

Facebook overtook Twitter; will Snap Chat overtake Facebook?

from To the Point

Snap Inc. has filed for a $3 billion dollar IPO, reportedly the largest ever for a company based in Los Angeles. The company says nearly 160 million people use Snapchat daily.

Is Snapchat the next Facebook?

Snap Inc. has filed for a $3 billion dollar IPO, reportedly the largest ever for a company based in Los Angeles. The company says nearly 160 million people use Snapchat daily.

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Twitter is one of social media’s definitive institutions — crucial to all kinds of discourse in the US and around the world, but it's not making a profit.

Twitter cuts workforce in search of profit

Twitter is one of social media’s definitive institutions — crucial to all kinds of discourse in the US and around the world, but it's not making a profit.

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