Twitter rejected in 2008 a lucrative offer by buying part of Facebook

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twitterO Twitter rejeitou uma oferta de compra por parte do Facebook equivalente a R$ 826 million ($ 500 million) in 2008, According to British newspaper Financial Times.

In an interview published this weekend, Biz Stone, one of the founders of Twitter, explicou que o service de troca de messages queria, As a matter of fact, don't turn a popular site and yes a real profit-generating company, and so had no interest in merging with another company.

- We created something that people think that had value, but haven't done it a business, and we we would love to do this.

According to the Financial Times, the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, failed to make any offer that could benefit the three owners of Twitter, Biz Stone, Evan Williams and Jack Dorsey. The journal ensures that, In addition, Twitter is still registering losses, Despite his four years of life and success.

In mid-December, Twitter announced that he has achieved an important funding from a group of investors, calculated in R $ 6,11 bilhões ($ 3,7 bibillion

Twitter, It was created on 2006, announced last November a total of 175 million users and 25 billion tuítes sent during 2010. Every day are published 95 millions of messages in social networking.

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