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Here's Why Google Needs To Buy Twitter Immediately

Sep 30, 10 | 11:40 AM   byHenry Blodget

Angel investor Dave McClure pointed out on Tuesday what is obvious to everyone but Google: Google needs to buy Twitter immediately. We've been urging Google to buy Twitter for more than 18 months now, and it would have cost the company a lot less if it had taken our advice 18 months ago. But whatever it costs Google to buy Twitter today is worth it. Here's why: * Facebook is emerging as a serious threat to Google's core business, and Twitter is the only "social" company Google can buy that might have a chance of combating this. Facebook will soon be...
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Here's Why Google Needs To Buy Twitter Immediately

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