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Twitter takeover rumors swirl, with Google rumored to acquire Twitter

Google is rumored to be thinking of acquiring Twitter, with two unnamed companies reportedly approaching Twitter with "serious" interest in a takeover
By: Anthony Garreffa | Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Apr 8, 2015 11:41 am

There have been rumors of a potential takeover bid on Twitter, with shares in the company rising 3.5% to $52 each yesterday. Barron's reporting that there are two unnamed companies that have approached Twitter with "serious" interest in taking it over.




According to, Twitter has bought in advisers - with Goldman Sachs rumored to be talking with the social network giant - in order to "fend off a takeover offer". We don't know who would buy Twitter just yet, but Google would be a potential company and it could see them fight off Facebook in the social networking space much better than its own Google+ ever did.


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