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On March 21, 2006, Twitter was born, and most people outside Silicon Valley thought it was silly and pointless. Ten years later, many of them still do — to the dismay of investors in the now-public company — but despite its detractors, it’s still alive and indispensable for the millions of users who can grasp its sometimes puzzling conventions and norms.

On Twitter’s birthday, Wired chronicled the platform’s 10-year existence — in tweets, naturally.

Meanwhile, United Capital CEO Joe Duran found irony in a conference panel; Chief Investment Officer Burt White of LPL Financial keeps finding offbeat economic indicators; and Joe Weisenthal, host of “What’d You Miss?” on Bloomberg TV, is going to be missing more than usual for a while.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

— Check out Best Finance Tweets of the Month: February 2016 on ThinkAdvisor.