Twitter’s Stone: No Sale But IPO, Alternatives Are Possible

Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder

Twitter’s generous investors — the latest round was $100 million — may be pleased to hear that “2010 is really going to be the revenue year” for the high-profile startup. Or so Biz Stone, one of three cofounders, told reporters at Oxford University Monday, the latest stop on a talky tour of the UK. That idea is tied to Twitter’s plans to introduce an unidentified but “amazing” new way of advertising to the status-update service, Stone said at Oxford, according to *Reuters* and promised that “everyone’s going to love it.” Perhaps his traveling has kept him from keeping up with the chatter on Twitter, where love and ads aren’t exactly hashtag pals. (Stone’s comments echoed COO Dick Costolo’s promise last week, via New TeeVee, that ads would be “fascinating,

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