Did Trolls Drive Salesforce Away from Twitter Acquisition?
Looks like trolls are driving a lot of people away from Twitter – including potential buyers. “…according to CNBC’s ‘Mad Money’ host Jim Cramer, Salesforce was turned off by a more fundamental problem that’s been hurting Twitter for years: trolls. ‘What’s happened is, a lot of the bidders are looking at people with lots of followers and seeing the hatred,’ Cramer said on CNBC’s ‘Squawk on the Street,’ citing a recent conversation with [Marc] Benioff. ‘I know that the haters reduce the value of the company…I know that Salesforce was very concerned about this notion.'”