SumUp co-founder Petter Made  addressing the Ibec CEO Conference 2013: at the Convention Centre in Dublin last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

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None of Twitter’s founders comes off well in Nick Bilton’s absorbing book about the creation of the social media firm. Kacper Pempel/Reuters.

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Potential investors in Twitter have been left in the dark about key facts. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Files

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