Snapchat filed for its long-rumored IPO this week, and may go public as early as March. Because the photo-sharing app has so many users, anticipation ahead of its offering could approach Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter Inc (NASDAQ:TWTR) levels. But those are two very different paths.
Sure, both are uber-popular social media giants used around the world, but only one of them has had success as a public company.
After rocky start in the year following its ballyhooed May 2012 IPO, Facebook has morphed into one of the best growth stocks on the market, rising 243% since its debut. Read