Google to discontinue Meebo services by July 11th

By on June 11, 2012 at 10:45 PM.

Google to discontinue Meebo services by July 11th

Google Meebo Services Shut Down

Only days after Google acquired Meebo for a rumored $100 million, the social messaging and advertising company announced that the majority of its services will be discontinued as of July 11th. The services being shuttered include Meebo Messenger, sharing on Meebo, Meebo Me and all Meebo’s Mobile applications. The company did confirm, however, that the Meebo Bar will continue to be available to site publishers and will see “continued improvements and new features in the weeks and months ahead,” most likely with deeper Google integration. More →

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Google to acquire ad firm Meebo

By on June 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM.

Google to acquire ad firm Meebo

Google Is Acquiring Meebo

Meebo on Monday announce that is has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Google. “For more than seven years we’ve been helping publishers find deeper relationships with their users and to make their sites more social and engaging,” the company wrote on its website. “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.” AllThingsD last month reported that Google was in talks to acquire the advertising and messaging service for around $100 million. It is rumored that the Meebo team may be integrated into the Google+ team following the completion of Google’s acquisition.  More →

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