Should Google Buy Twitter?

Last night a rumor started to circulate that Google was buying Twitter. It’s believable, but… my question to those following me on Twitter was…

chrispirillo: If Google buys Twitter, then what?

about 10 hours ago

MauiMichael: twitter slaps!!

about 10 hours ago

ViiViiD3232: that would b messed up

about 10 hours ago

skquinn: to me one of the cool things about Twitter is the fact some other company like Google hasn&#39t eaten it up already. Am I alone?

about 10 hours ago

AndiFashion: If Google buys Twitter, then what? ask @ev

about 10 hours ago

livid86: @chrispirillo, It will end up in the labs section.. Haha

about 10 hours ago

craigeth: then we&#39re all doomed to have adsense inside every tweet

about 10 hours ago

CarConnection: Then Google will stuff ads everywhere on twitter

about 10 hours ago

danadearmond: Twoogle?

about 10 hours ago

GamersCircle: Toogle and Gitter?

about 10 hours ago

itsnex: i would cut myself.

about 10 hours ago

S_TiZzL3: adsence on all our tweets then it&#39ll sell out to the ny times and no one will see our tweets just like YouTube

about 10 hours ago

MarkCarras: They own us all?

about 10 hours ago

Rammi: Google will own the world.

about 10 hours ago

Karageorgakis: Then we leave Twitter for something less evil

about 10 hours ago

nioLife: If Google buys Twitter? Well, “Today Twitter, tomorrow the world!!1!11” comes to mind..)

about 10 hours ago

rawbery79: The five year old in me immediately thought, “chicken butt!” Really, I don&#39t know.

about 10 hours ago

AlterPoser: We die.

about 10 hours ago

PaulDickinson: We all buy Google t-shirts and pray that they don&#39t eat us alive!

about 10 hours ago

LostInInaka: didn&#39t google buy jaiku?

about 10 hours ago

WSig: they rule the world!

about 10 hours ago

gneo: if google buy twitter, then google will know more abt you than your mother does.

about 10 hours ago

Mennayar: Then They&#39ll know everything, even when you shit.

about 10 hours ago

markmeyerphoto: then suddenly Ryan Lazuka, registrant of gwitter.com is a very rich man.

about 10 hours ago

SidianMSJones: Then the ads begin.

about 10 hours ago

DDGriffith: Gwoogle? Twoogle? Gwitter?

about 10 hours ago

cpzimmerman: probably a “tweet this” tab on results…crazy click through revenue I would imagine.

about 10 hours ago

teenceo: The social networking era is going to be a Google Era. How about they should just do an IT investment in all this touch tech.

about 10 hours ago

prasannathani: the world as we know it, ends.

about 10 hours ago

XaveGregz: No way! Google is really planning to buy Twitter?

about 10 hours ago

BrickSh0t7: the behemoth that is google rolls over and absorbs another company – scratches itself and goes back to sleep

about 10 hours ago

zaam: then all twitter profiles will look like mine

about 10 hours ago

infilmity: migrated into jaiku?

about 10 hours ago

justinjones53: Adsense per Tweets?

about 10 hours ago

FlySAcoza: they will gwitter in the night sky πŸ˜‰ #2010wc

about 10 hours ago

lodge28: Google are like walmart they want to take over everything and the sellers are keen to make a quick Β£ without thinking about it

about 10 hours ago

gargamit100: google will twitter you with all its search results every minute πŸ™‚ actually scary

about 10 hours ago

8bitjoystick: If Google buys Twitter we could log in to Twitter with our Gmail accounts. Also expect much better servers.

about 10 hours ago

AblativMeatshld: Then the terrorists win.

about 10 hours ago

TheSeanWilson: Then Microsoft would copy them a year later πŸ™‚

about 10 hours ago

ruhanirabin: it would be gooitter or twigoole…

about 10 hours ago

keLee: Twitter would finally have a business plan with AdSense/advertising. Here are Mark Evan&#39s thoughts: http://bit.ly/2wsvp

about 10 hours ago

solak: Then twitter would become Beta-Test Software for the next two years.

about 10 hours ago

robwatts: then the pep of the Internet just suddenly dies a little

about 10 hours ago

5m5m: AdWords?

about 10 hours ago

UncleJohn97420: Nothing.. They bought YouTube and everyone was worried about that as well.

about 10 hours ago

christianbogh: Perhaps the same as happen to Jaiku – nothing – no development – just plain nothing

about 10 hours ago

polizeros: Then it&#39ll be Twoogle! But I don&#39t see why Twitter want to sell now, unless they a really good deal., I suppose

about 10 hours ago

SuperDave36: Twoogle.

about 10 hours ago

pgbkruit: No more Fail Whale? πŸ˜‰

about 10 hours ago

oo00_Mr_K_00oo: you&#39ll be able to buy “keyword” adverts in tweets

about 10 hours ago

charles_rubach: They put it into beta and then start advertising with it like crazy. Also they will push it on Youtube and &#39fix it&#39.

about 10 hours ago

MartijnSnels: We&#39re doomed

about 10 hours ago

stuartshields: twiggle search

about 10 hours ago

mal: realtime advertising/bidding on trending sites/topics

about 10 hours ago

miguelitosan: Google + Twitter = Gwitter, or Toogle.

about 10 hours ago

abates1337: we all get free gmail failwhale addresses

about 10 hours ago

NeeNee0161: Will it be renamed to Gwooter then?

about 9 hours ago

WebKarnage: Too scary… Googlenet will become a reality…

about 9 hours ago

andrewturner: Look what happened to feedburner… 😐

about 9 hours ago

saiffe: Then they have more content to index, more traffic, and an added search platform for trends. They bought YouTube. Same s**t.

about 9 hours ago

jthrasher: I bet there will be a Google search bar somewhere at the top for us!

about 9 hours ago

shabooty: then we cut off our dicks. o wait, that wasn&#39t a scantron option. πŸ˜›

about 9 hours ago

AKTheCrusher: I&#39d guess the same that happened to YouTube. Google-commercial and easier Google-apps implementation

about 9 hours ago

karinhoegh: Hopefully not the same that happened to Jaiku πŸ™

about 9 hours ago

lisalee: ooglewitt.

about 9 hours ago

jdsheline: …if Google buys Twitter then resistance is futile and we will all be assimilated! mwahahahahaha!

about 9 hours ago

DeanOuellette: Then maybe we can get a spam filter for twitter like gmail has!

about 9 hours ago

franck1: Do Google really want twitter?

about 9 hours ago

ilevin: then the things may go really twoogly for MS

about 9 hours ago

AustinClark: I don&#39t know what I will do. It seems like Google wants to own everything to me.

about 9 hours ago

kinthiri: Why would Google buy Twitter when they make no effort on Jaiku which has more features already?

about 9 hours ago

johnycage: who cares

about 9 hours ago

gigadeleo: good question…

about 8 hours ago

realph: Ergh, I can imagine it – “This Tweet is not available in your country”.

about 8 hours ago

edmigper: That&#39s the last piece of the planety Google does not own.

about 8 hours ago

Garrett67: if you&#39re lucky, they will buy you too.

about 8 hours ago

cantor: Then twitter combined with gtalk, gmail, calendar, docs, groups in a new integr interface can be the next Facebook: GSocial?

about 7 hours ago

techlover: if google buys twitter, then they&#39ll take over an even bigger chunk of the Internet.

about 6 hours ago

unclelouie9841: then well have either “gooter” or “twigle” πŸ˜‰

about 6 hours ago

Ch1ckenSniper: If Google buys Twitter they better do a damn good job with it because if not the world will end…

about 6 hours ago

v1k1ngr: was wondering the other day when this would happen. No suprise really. Google jumps in ahead of Microsoft.

about 6 hours ago

DarrenGAustin: then MSFT counters by buying TinyURL.

about 6 hours ago

Geekyj: If google buys twitter than they better not screw it up. If they do buy them out I would want Twitter support in Gmail. πŸ™‚

about 6 hours ago

tlrucon: Then it will go into beta!

about 6 hours ago

thomasgilling: Well I would be annoyed because Google is taking over everything! I mean Everything. Do not get Google Chrome!

about 6 hours ago

cruce123: Thousands Of Glitches, accounts vanishing, The world May never Know

about 6 hours ago

PieKey: do u really think we will get The Hit List and Espresso unlocked? Only 4 days and we still didn&#39t reached the 400k. 😐

about 6 hours ago

gordon1fan: GOOGLE………….TWITTER……………HUH!!!

about 6 hours ago

ProfessorDino: Then what? Lunch, I suppose.

about 5 hours ago

RamonNuez: – If Goggle buys Twitter then Twitter will finally have a monetization model πŸ™‚

about 5 hours ago

TMatthis: Better uptime?

about 5 hours ago

DoubleBagger: Then maybe twitter would work right.

about 5 hours ago

Lumrunner: All our tweets are belong to google.

about 5 hours ago

thetitan: #twitter reliability will go down like with #feedburner . progress will become stagnant like w/ #Jaiku , and it&#39ll end up dodgbl

about 4 hours ago

Mister_Wilbur: Then they will set in motion their plans to take over the entire planet.

about 4 hours ago

tomzer1: If Google buys Twitter, then…Twitter Beta, of course.

about 4 hours ago

himenokuri: we hope the great GOOGLER is benevolent enough to still allow us our 140 characters(Incl. spaces)

about 4 hours ago

TommyTimbertoes: Then Google becomes “twoogle”?

about 4 hours ago

geekening: We will have relevant text ads next to our tweets.

about 3 hours ago

jam_ie: we all die

about 3 hours ago

atav: it becomes Jaiku all over again.

about 3 hours ago

Jennifra: Haha it&#39s true you do follow right away x] Was watching youtube vid!

about 2 hours ago

Felxo: be just one other thing google owns and to try and make them more money from searches but i do hope it dont happen

about an hour ago

Stere0123: then the world will end.

about 56 minutes ago