Twitter acquires group chat app Sphere

  • A Twitter spokesperson confirmed the Sphere acquisition news to TechCrunch.
  • Sphere said as part of the move, which will see its headcount of about 20 join Twitter, the startup will be winding down the standalone app next month.
  • Hopefully with Sphere under its umbrella, the social giant will do something about the state of personal and group messages on its platform.

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