A different – and perhaps better – question is who’s right buyer. For whatever reason, Facebook doesn’t seem like right choice to carry the Twitter to the next level. My fear is once Twitter is within the Facebook fold, whatever je-ne-sais-quoi it had will disappear to the point where Twitter will stop being Twitter.
But the reality is Twitter’s in play. It’s entertaining offers, and waiting for the right deal to come along.
Putting aside price, which the market will determine, who’s the best buyer?
Is is Google, which already has Jaiku, although it doesn’t appear to have done much with Jaiku since it was acquired?
Is it Microsoft, which missed the blogging boat but wants to be a major player in social media?
Is it News Corp.? Rupert Murdoch scored with MySpace so why not take a shot at Twitter?
What about an unorthodox choice, the New York Times, which needs something dramatic to jump-start its online operations?
Who do you think is the best buyer for Twitter.