Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Google to buy twitter

Thanks to floundering facebook, Google's interest in purchasing twitter has re-kindled, and it looks like the microblogging network will soon be snapped up by those hungry googlebots!

Business Insider analyzes the likelihood of such a thing happening, due to the fact that Facebook's crappy stock performance has devalued twitter by a landslide! And BI brings the idea home with this chilling factoid: "Twitter cofounder and executive chairman Jack Dorsey is spending less time at the company again, prefering to work on his other company, Square. That leaves a professional, non-founding CEO Dick Costolo in charge – one who has already sold a company to Google once in his career."

Google's M&A team seriously regrets not buying Twitter "when it could."

Why Google Must Buy Twitter - Forbes

www.forbes.com/sites/thestreet/2012/.../why-google-must-buy-twitter...
Feb 7, 2012Google (GOOG) is losing the social networking war, and Facebook's imminent IPO has placed even more pressure on the Internet giant.

Why Twitter should sell and Google should buy | SiliconBeat

www.siliconbeat.com/.../why-twitter-should-sell-and-google-should-...
Feb 10, 2011“As Internet valuations climb and bankers and would-be buyers circle Silicon Valley in an increasingly frothy tech market, many eyes are on ...

Google to Buy Twitter? Report Says Deal is in the Works | PCWorld

www.pcworld.com/.../google_to_buy_twitter_report_says_...
Ian Paul
by Ian Paul - in 640 Google+ circles - More by Ian Paul
Apr 3, 2009TechCrunch reports that Google is in early stage talks to buy Twitter.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-fallout-suddenly-it-feels-like-google-is-actually-going-to-buy-twitter-2012-6#ixzz1x4271wYe
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