AOL to Buy Online Profile Site About.me

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Internet company AOL (AOL) agreed to purchase about.me Inc, a website that lets people create a single personal profile page that presents their online identity.

About.me lets users bring together profiles on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, e-mail, blogs and more.

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About.me's co-founder Tony Conrad and his team will join AOL's Consumer Applications Group, AOL said in a statement.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"Creating smart online identities for consumers can have an incredibly positive impact on AOL's content and advertising strategy as it gives us the ability to provide relevant and meaningful content to consumers," said Brad Garlinghouse, AOL's president of consumer applications.

AOL, the parent company of DailyFinance, has racked up a list of acquisitions this year, including StudioNow, 5min Media, TechCrunch, Thing Labs and Pictela.

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