No, Twitter did not sell itself to Google, despite rumors that were flying around this afternoon.
Instead, CEO Evan Williams just announced that the company had redesigned the homepage and added a bunch of partners, including YouTube, Justin TV, Dailybooth, and many others.
Renee has posted her thoughts. And, for the Twitter die-hards among you, here's the trailer. Yes there's a trailer for the new Twitter homepage. Enjoy.
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