Sunday, August 19, 2012

Why Twitter Just Pushed Developers Aside: To Secure Its Future [ReadWriteWeb]

A timely Twitter reality check from ReadWriteWeb; the title should perhaps be "[...]: To Attempt to Secure Its Future," and Google is probably at the top of the list of candidate Twitter acquirers
"But: To survive on its own, Twitter must create a very big business, and soon. Specifically, it needs to generate about a billion dollars per year in ad revenue by the year after next. And that's just to meet the (probably conservative) internal estimate that it leaked this June. Really, Twitter should be approaching a billion-dollar ad business by next year. Or it will be at risk of falling behind schedule, and perhaps becoming a division of Microsoft or Yahoo."
Why Twitter Just Pushed Developers Aside: To Secure Its Future
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