Twitter Buys

June 15, 2011

On June 13 2011, Twitter acquired the name they had grown fond of, retweet through the acquisition of This may still be half  the deal since they still have no rights to without the hyphen. Apparently twitter acquired the domain from a David Quinlan who had bought it several months back for only $150. It is however not clear how much paid for it.
The other twitter’s target,, is currently used for video sharing by an unidentified person. It is however not clear what twitter will use the domain for but since it has the trademark retweet button, it will come in handy.

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