Google Aquires Slide

On Friday, Google announced that it has acquired Slide Inc., an online entertainment company focused on virtual communities.

In official Google blog post, Google said that “Slide has already created compelling social experiences for tens of millions of people across many platforms, and we’ve already built strong social elements into products like Gmail, Docs, Blogger, Picasa and YouTube. As the Slide team joins Google, we’ll be investing even more to make Google services socially aware and expand these capabilities for our users across the web.”

Slide Inc. develops virtual community applications used on social networking sites like Facebook, Hi5, Bebo, Myspace, Orkut and many more.

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