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Twitter in Talks to Buy Shots, the Justin Bieber-Backed Selfie App

Twitter in Talks to Buy Shots, the Justin Bieber-Backed Selfie App

Yesterday we reported on a very public snafu from Twitter chief financial officer Anthony Nato, who, while accidentally tweeting out a message that was meant to be private, seemed to indicate that Twitter was looking to buy another company.

“I still think we should buy them,” Noto wrote. “He is on your schedule for Dec 15 or 16 — we will need to sell him. I have a plan.”

Well, it turns out that company might be Shots, a selfie app that counts Canadian pop star Justin Bieber as one of its main investors.

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Twitter Finance Chief Accidentally Leaks Company Buy Plans in Direct Message Fail

Twitter Finance Chief Accidentally Leaks Company Buy Plans in Direct Message Fail

Twitter has made a couple of updates to its direct message system in the past few weeks and is looking to launch a complete revamp of the platform in 2015. Those changes probably can’t come soon enough, as direct messages have always been cumbersome to use.

It’s also oh-so-easy to accidentally send a public tweet by mistake, as Twitter chief financial office Anthony Noto just found out when he accidentally leaked what appears to be Twitter’s plan to buy a company.

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Twitter Raises $1.8 Billion After Strong Demand for Notes

Twitter Raises $1.8 Billion After Strong Demand for Notes

Twitter has raised $1.8 billion in the convertible notes offering it announced last week, slightly more than the $1.5 billion we reported on Friday, after higher than anticipated demand.

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Twitter Acquires Deep-Learning Image Search Startup Madbits

Twitter Acquires Deep-Learning Image Search Startup Madbits

Twitter has acquired Madbits, a deep-learning based image search startup, for an undisclosed amount.

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Twitter Acquires Mobile Retargeting Leader TapCommerce

Twitter Acquires Mobile Retargeting Leader TapCommerce

Twitter has acquired TapCommerce, a leader in mobile retargeting and re-engagement advertising.

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Twitter Acquires Cloud-Based Video Platform SnappyTV

Twitter Acquires Cloud-Based Video Platform SnappyTV

Twitter has acquired SnappyTV, the “cloud-based, live video platform that makes TV and live web streams social, mobile and viral.”

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Twitter Isn’t Buying SoundCloud Because ‘The Numbers Didn’t Add Up’

Twitter Isn't Buying SoundCloud Because 'The Numbers Didn't Add Up'

Twitter has backed out of talks to acquire the popular German music-streaming service SoundCloud.

Why? Because “the numbers didn’t add up”, reports The Wall Street Journal.

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Is Twitter About To Buy SoundCloud?

Is Twitter About To Buy SoundCloud?

Twitter’s growth problem is well documented: the platform desperately needs new users, and, critically, it needs them to stay.

One effective way for an online business to expand its reach is through acquisition – when you buy another online brand, you also essentially buy its audience, particularly if the demographic is on point. Now, Twitter is considering buying SoundCloud, the music-sharing company, in a deal that could cost upwards of $1 billion.

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Twitter Acquires MoPub, The Mobile-Focused Advertising Exchange

In another hat tip to its impending 2014 IPO, Twitter has acquired MoPub, a hosted ad serving solution built specifically for mobile publishers.

The price? A cool $350 million in stock.

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Twitter-Owned Posterous Will Close On April 30 (So Here’s How To Move Your Content)

Are you still using Posterous, the once-popular blogging platform that was acquired by Twitter in March of last year?

Even after we told you that the inevitable risk of closure meant that it was a really good idea to export your Posterous posts and start using another blogging platform back in December? And how Posterous had stopped accepting new sign-ups last month (which is and always has been startup shorthand for “KILL… ME…”)?

Well, you’re tenacious, we’ll give you that. But time is running out. Posterous have announced that they’re closing their blogging service for good on April 30, 2013, which means you have a little over two months to get your content off there and on to somewhere else.

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