Twitter Not Ready to Sell Itself


twitter_smallADOTAS – It’s just not that kind of social network, boys — well, not yet at least.

At the “Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford” conference at the heralded university’s Said Business School, Twitter cofounder Biz Stone, taking time off from appearing in vodka commercials, responded to a question for TechEye by confirming that the social network has no interest in being acquired.

Stone gave the old song and dance about his fiduciary duty to pass on offers to the company’s shareholders, but he argued that not even a $4 billion or $5 billion offer would entice the company to sell itself.

After he said that, a man with a long bushy beard who resembled Google CEO Eric Schmidt asked, “What about $6 billion?


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