Google Acquires Mobile Sharing App Bump
Bump has confirmed that it has been acquired by Google. Bump is the popular app that lets users share data with other users via mobile phones. Bump is one of the most download apps on smartphone. If you are hearing this name first time, you should know that Bump company owns Bump app that lets users share photos and contacts with other phones or computers via wireless networks.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed by any of companies. All 25 persons of the company including founders will join Google. Bump is also the owner of a peer-to-peer photo sharing app Folk. Bump app has interesting features but it always failed in earning much revenue.
“We’re excited to announce that the Bump team is joining Google!” Bump CEO David announced. “Our mission at Bump has always been to build the simplest tools for sharing the information you care about with other people and devices. We strive to create experiences that feel like magic, enabled behind the scene with innovations in math, data processing, and algorithms. So we couldn’t be more thrilled to join Google, a company that shares our belief that the application of computing to difficult problems can fundamentally change the way that we interact with one another and the world.”
Bump and Flock, both apps will be available for now. Google is likely to integrate the feature of the app to Android of its Google+ apps.