Is This Google's Next Acquisition Target?


We spend a lot of time talking about Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter when talking about social media here. But there's another platform that's even richer -- and certainly more customizable -- which is growing at a pace reminiscent of Twitter around the time Google bid $10 billion for the company, and it might just make an excellent tuck-in acquisition for the search king. Find out why in the video below.

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