Twitter's IPO poised to be the biggest public stock debut since Facebook

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Twitter’s IPO, likely coming in the next few weeks, is poised to be the biggest public stock debut since Facebook’s last year.

But a slew of other Internet companies have gone public in the past two years, and many got off to a rocky start.

Zynga, a maker of online games, is still trading below its initial offering price, as is the online deals site Groupon.

But the rest have recovered, helped by improving sentiment about mobile advertising revenue and the gains that Facebook has made.

Investors will be anxious to see whether Twitter’s IPO will demonstrate that the social networking darling has learned from its predecessors.

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