It Looks Like Twitter's CFO Just Accidentally Tweeted A Private Message About Acquiring A Company

It looks like Twitter's CFO Anthony Noto just accidentally tweeted what should've been a direct message that was meant for someone else:

Noto, who joined Twitter in July, has since deleted the tweet.

Several people, including TechCrunch reporter Josh Constine and Fusion's Kevin Roose, have pointed out that Noto has recently followed a group of people who work at Mic News, a general news site targeted toward millennial readers. Their speculation is that Noto was talking about Mic.

He's not the first one to have a "DM fail," and he most likely won't be the last.

Generally, Twitter — and especially CEO Dick Costolo— has been under fire since its latest earnings report. Critics say that even though it is a mainstream product, it has failed to gain a global audience of logged-in, monthly users.

The company has acquired four companies this year. Its most recent buy was Mitro, a company that lets multiple people control passwords for a single account.

Twitter had no comment on this report.

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