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Rumors of the acquisition are confirmed via a video interview of Twitter founder Evan Williams posted to TechCrunch.
Some say it's true. Some say it isn't. But what we know for sure: a virtually unknown blogger has reported that the microblogging service might be trying to solve some of its many problems by acquiring a search service built on its API.
Two new services act as artificial heart and lungs for Twitter.
Chief scientist Abdur Chowdhury and board members Fred Wilson and Bijan Sabat add to a growing list of key staffers abandoning the popular microblogging service in recent months.
Summize, a search site that pulls up Twitter posts in real-time, reveals the response to a 15-minute server fritz at Facebook.
Many users of the microblogging service appear to be unruffled by Twitter's technical issues--and their enthusiasm is spreading.
The micro-blogging site, a hub of politics and media banter, has launched an election-specific site with a feed pertaining to all things Obama and McCain.
With location-aware services hot right now in the social-media segment, Twitter is buying the developers of a popular API used by developers on the platform.
Twitter says it will use the desktop service to help commercial users track conversations across the social network, in a deal reportedly valued at about $40 million.
The microblogging service has agreed to acquire the Twitter desktop client preferred by many of the social-media service's most active users, according to a CNN report.