Google Acquires Meebo Chat And Social Network
It’s been revealed today that Google has acquired chat and social sharing website Meebo, for an undisclosed sum. Meebo began its life back in 2005 as a browser based instant messaging program, which supported various different IM services. Including Facebook Chat, Google Talk, CafeMom to name just a few.
Meebo then expanded its service into Meebo Bar, that allows its 190 million unique users, to chat with friends via hundreds of websites, and currently send over 90 million messages daily through its service.
Meebo also has iOS and Android application developed for its service. Both Google and Beebo have approved the transaction that is subject to customary closing conditions. Meebo explained on its blog post today.
“Together with Google, we’re super jazzed to roll up our sleeves and get cracking on even bigger and better ways to help users and website owners alike,”-”We’ve had a blast building Meebo so far and we’re really excited to start the next leg of our journey.”