Twitter, Inc.
TWITTER, INC. (Form: 3, Received: 11/06/2013 18:06:19)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Gupta Mike

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
11/6/2013 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

TWITTER, INC. [TWTR]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O TWITTER, INC., 1355 MARKET STREET, SUITE 900

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer /

(Street)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock   900000   (1) D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Of the reported shares, 500,000 shares are represented by restricted stock units (RSUs) pursuant to which one-fourth of the shares subject to the RSUs vest on March 1, 2014 and the remaining shares subject to the RSUs vest in twelve equal quarterly installments beginning on June 1, 2014 and an additional 400,000 shares are represented by RSUs pursuant to which 20% of the shares subject to the RSUs vest on August 1, 2014, an additional 5% of the shares subject to the RSUs vest quarterly beginning on November 1, 2014 through August 1, 2015 and an additional 7.5% of the shares subject to the RSUs vest quarterly beginning on November 1, 2015 through August 1, 2017.

Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney

The Reporting Person holds restricted stock units awarded prior to February 1, 2013 (the "Pre-2013 RSUs"), the vesting of which is subject to the satisfaction of both a service condition and a performance condition. Accordingly, the Pre-2013 RSUs are not yet reportable for purposes of Section 16 and are not included in this Form 3. The performance condition will be satisfied on the earlier of (i) the date that is the earlier of (x) six months after the effective date of the Issuer's initial public offering or (y) March 8th of the calendar year following the effective date of the Issuer's initial public offering (which the Issuer may elect to accelerate to February 15th); and (ii) the date of a change in control.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Gupta Mike
C/O TWITTER, INC.
1355 MARKET STREET, SUITE 900
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103


Chief Financial Officer

Signatures
/s/ Sean Edgett, attorney-in-fact 11/6/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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                                                                      Exhibit 24



                                POWER OF ATTORNEY

        The undersigned, as a Section 16 reporting person of Twitter, Inc. (the
"Company"), hereby constitutes and appoints each of Vijaya Gadde and Sean
Edgett, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

        1.      prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the
                undersigned's behalf, and submit to the Securities and Exchange
                Commission (the "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto,
                and any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain EDGAR
                codes and passwords enabling the undersigned to make electronic
                filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) of the
                Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation of the
                SEC;

        2.      complete and execute Forms 3, 4 and 5 and other forms and all
                amendments thereto as such attorney-in-fact shall in his
                discretion determine to be required or advisable pursuant to
                Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (as amended)
                and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, or any
                successor laws and regulations, as a consequence of the
                undersigned's ownership, acquisition or disposition of
                securities of the Company; and

        3.      do all acts necessary in order to file such forms with the SEC,
                any securities exchange or national association, the Company and
                such other person or agency as the attorney-in-fact shall deem
                appropriate.

        The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms all that said
attorney-in-fact and agent shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. The
undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorney-in-fact, in serving in such
capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor is the Company
assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (as amended).

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
Company and the foregoing attorney-in-fact.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 30th day of October, 2013.

                                        Signature: /s/ Mike Gupta
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                                        Print Name: Mike Gupta
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