Twitter Acquires Lucky Sort

Microblogging platform Twitter has acquired Lucky Sort, a Portland-based startup that operates a Big Data visualization and navigation engine.

The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.

Led by CTO Homer Strong, CEO Noah Pepper, Chief Science Officer Norman Packard and Chief Information Architect Devin Chalmers, Lucky Sort provides TopicWatch, which allows users to explore emergent patterns in live text streams by visualizing news, comments, and social media.

Following the transaction, the team of the company will join Twitter’s revenue engineering department in San Francisco.



Join the discussion