MADRID – The investment world may be excited but it looks like the general public is not that jazzed about Twitter Inc.'s initial public offering due later this week, according to a fresh poll from Associated Press-CNBC. The poll found that 47% of Americans do not think buying stock in the messaging service is a good idea, as opposed to 36% who think shares are worth picking up. Further, the poll found that 52% of people between the ages of 18 to 34 are opposed to investing in Twitter, which debuts on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning. CNBC noted that ahead of Facebook Inc.'s IPO last May, a poll found that 51% thought it was a good investment, while 31% didn't agree. The telephone poll of 1,006 adults, conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs and Corporate Communications on Oct 25 to 27, also found that 35% of Americans think Twitter will be a successful company in five years. Also check out MarketWatch's own Twitter poll.
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