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The Boston Globe


You say Twitter, I say Tweeter: Investor mix-up?

That’s Tweet-er.

Apparently a little too used to the shorthand language of the Internet, investors confused the social media phenomenon Twitter with Tweeter Home Entertainment Group Inc. of Canton, driving shares of the former electronics retailer to soar by more than 1,000 percent Friday.

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