Just on the heals of my “Ideas for Twitter” post, I was alerted to an article on Techcrunch about the fact that Google may acquire Twitter.

From the article:

Here’s a heck of a rumor that we’ve sourced from two separate people close to the negotiations: Google is in late stage negotiations to acquire Twitter. We don’t know the price but can assume its well, well north of the $250 million valuation that they saw in their recent funding.

With a browser, the most popular search engine, and Twitter (whose search is getting more and more popular) Google is clearly trying to be THE portal to the Internet.