Twitter & Facebook: If not now, maybe later? [Video]

In this video, Sumi Das and I talk about the broken down talks between Facebook and Twitter and where a relationship between the two might be in the future. Both need to develop solid revenue models as they grow, which means this round may have simply been a victim of bad timing.

In this video, Sumi Das and I talk about the broken down talks between Facebook and Twitter and where a relationship between the two might be in the future. Both need to develop solid revenue models as they grow, which means this round may have simply been a victim of bad timing. Could the two spark talks again in the future? Well, they appear to be a nice match. After all, this is the Internet - where things change quickly. Who knows what the microblogging/social network scene will look like in 6, 12 or 18 months?

Twitter to Facebook, thanks but no thanks ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about Facebook's proposal to buy Twitter for $500 million in stock and why the microblogging service has decided to remain independent. Diaz explains that Twitter would like to develop a more thorough revenue plan before partnering up with the popular social-networking site.