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Twitter Opens Detroit Office

Company says it wants to connect with recovering auto industry.



    Twitter Opens Detroit Office
    Twitter is opening an office in Detroit to connect with the auto industry.

    In another sign that the American auto industry is making a comeback, San Francisco-based Twitter is opening an office in Detroit.

    The micro-blogging site is following the suite of several other notable tech companies who have recently opened offices in the motor city.

    Google opened an office two years ago in a Detroit suburb.

    Now Twitter is hoping to get closer to the auto industry with its office in Detroit. The social-networking company already has offices in the Midwest in Chicago and Cincinnati.

    The company says it will have a "handful" of employees in Detroit, whose aim will be to work with the auto industry.