The company announced the news in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday. It will trade under the symbol TWTR.
The choice is a blow to the NASDAQ, which had courted the social media company in recent weeks. But many felt the NYSE had the upper hand, given the NASDAQ’s massive fumbling of Facebook’s initial public offering last year.
The New York Times reports Twitter has set a tentative date of Nov. 15 to begin trading.