Facebook Buys Twitter-Like Messaging Service Beluga

03/02/2011 10:40 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Inside Facebook

Facebook added yet another small group of talented developers and product managers to its stable today with the acquisition of Beluga.

With Facebook's focus this year on bolstering its mobile platform and offering a Messages product that seamlessly ties the web and mobile together, Beluga is a nice fit with the company's overall direction.

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