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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.

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Anthony Garreffa
Published Wed, Apr 8 2015 6:41 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

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.

Twitter takeover rumors swirl, with Google rumored to acquire Twitter | TweakTown.com

According to Briefing.com, 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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