A raft of potential suitors from Disney to Google has been suggested but one name consistently linked with the story is business and marketing software group Salesforce.com.
At the price of US$24.76 today Twitter was valued at US$17.2bn.
A successful bidder may have to pay have reached US$20bn according to the latest broker estimates.
That has and some commentators suggest that if one of the mega-giants did decide it really wants to buy Twitter, Salesforce.com could again find itself outbid.
Story by ProactiveInvestors