Microblogging platform Twitter has acquired employee and manager feedback startup Peer founded by former Salesforce chief operating officer George Hu, a media report said. Peer appears to have already shut down following the deal — the company’s site no longer promotes or describes its service, VentureBeat reported on Saturday, adding the announcement was made by Peer on Friday. Also Read - Explained: Can Twitter get banned in India?
Peer is focused on driving honest conversations. Excited to see the team support the efforts of the world’s greatest conversation platform. Also Read - Twitter vs government: Twitter India loses legal protection for not complying with IT rules on time
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Peer sought to reinvent performance reviews and create an environment where employees could monitor their performance continuously — similar to how Uber drivers keep tabs on their rating from ride to ride.