Sources: Google In Talks To Acquire Twitter
HereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a heck of a rumor that weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve sourced from two separate people close to the negotiations: Google is in late stage negotiations to acquire Twitter. We donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t know the price but can assume its well, well north of the $250 million valuation that they saw in their recent funding.
Twitter turned down an offer to be bought by Facebook just a few months ago for half a billion dollars, although that was based partially on overvalued Facebook stock. Google would be paying in cash and/or publicly valued stock, which is equivalent to cash. So whatever the final acquisition value might be, it canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t be compared apples-to-apples with the Facebook deal.
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