Updated from 5:09 p.m. EST to provide revenue information in the fifth paragraph.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- After dominating headlines for weeks, Twitter ( TWTR) went public with a bang, near doubling mere minutes after its float. In one of the most highly-anticipated IPOs of 2013, demand was high and investors desperate for a piece of coveted stock. The San Francisco-based company priced its offering at $26 per share late Wednesday. Similar to its initial IPO offering, Twitter used its own social networking platform to reveal its final pricing. Goldman Sachs ( GS) was the lead underwriter for the offering with Morgan Stanley ( MS), JPMorgan ( JPM) and Bank of America ( BAC) as co-underwriters.