As markets closed yesterday, Twitter’s stock sank to its lowest
level ever — a drop that raised speculation, yet again, that
another company would take it over. At only a $19 billion market
valuation, that’s not a surprise.
Neither is the other company most often cited as its obvious
“At some point, it is just simple math that Google grabs it,” said
one person close to the situation. “Why they haven’t yet is a
Still, that talk has gone nowhere, and there is good reason for
that. Despite the seemingly natural fit, there is a just as strong
if not stronger case that Google should not make the move.