05/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Google, Twitter Not In "Late Stage" Acquisition Talks: Swisher

While the "news" that Google was in "late-stage" talks to acquire Twitter, which TechCrunch reported last night, certainly sounds exciting, it isn't accurate in any way, according to a number of sources BoomTown spoke to close to the situation.

In fact, Twitter and Google have simply been engaged in "some product-related discussions," according to one source, around real-time search and the search giant better crawling the microblogging service.

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