On Thursday, there was a very much anticipated IPO; Twitter, the birthplace of 140 character message, went public. It's big news on Wall Street, in Silicon Valley, and right here in my hometown of San Francisco.
The stock was priced at $26 but quickly soared and opened at $45.10, which gives the social media giant a value of over $30 billion. The local news covered the IPO as if it was an event like New Year's Eve; there is excitement in the air, you can just sense it. Overnight, San Francisco will have even more very rich residents, and it's already one of the top five wealthiest cities in the United States. While I'm very happy for those who won the "I have a really cool job" lottery, I'm also very, very jealous.
I have many regrets, but as these millionaires are made overnight, gaining financial security for the rest of their life, what I regret most is that I didn't pursue a job in the social media sector. We allRead More »from Why Twitter Going Public Makes Me Question My Life Choices