The tech investor, who has funneled cash into more than 40 businesses, including Uber and Instagram, name-checked those four tech giants during his Bloomberg interview. Having the world’s largest social network purchase Twitter isn’t as absurd as some would think. Sacca maintained that Zuckerberg would not let Twitter go to Google without bidding himself.
“I think all of those companies would benefit strategically,” Sacca said. “All of those companies would be able to explain to their shareholders why they paid a lot of money, and it would fit into a lot of those companies without competing with something else that they have.”
Google, he contended, never “nailed” elements like social, personal, identity and real-time with efforts such as Google Plus. But Twitter has.
And Facebook? Having the world’s largest social network purchase Twitter isn’t as absurd as some would think. In fact, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has tried to acquire the company at least twice, according to New York Times columnist Nick Bilton’s bestselling book, Hatching Twitter. Read more…