Monday, December 11, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG Tests LTE-based Safety Technology for Connected, Self-driving Cars
Apple Said To Buy Shazam
Intel Uses Cobalt Interconnect for 10nm, Global Foundries Detail EUV Lithography for 7nm
LG Display Starts OLED Light Panel Production
Toshiba Moving Closer to Deal With Western Digital
YouTube Said to Launch Music Subscription Service
NVIDIA Says New TITAN V GPUs Transform the PC into AI Supercomputer
Toshiba Launches First 14TB HDD with Conventional Magnetic Recording
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Gowalla...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Gowalla Team To Work For Facebook


Facebook has hired the team behind Gowalla, the location service that lets people share where they are using their mobile phones.

Gowalla started out three years ago and offered a service that allowed users to share their location with friends and strangers by "checking in." Facebook will wind down the service in January.

"About two months ago, my co-founder Scott and I attended F8," Gowalla o-founder Josh Williams wrote in a blog post. "We were blown away by Facebook's new developments. A few weeks later Facebook called, and it became clear that the way for our team to have the biggest impact was to work together. So we're excited to announce that we'll be making the journey to California to join Facebook," he said.

"As we move forward, we hope some of the inspiration behind Gowalla - a fun and beautiful way to share your journey on the go - will live on at Facebook, he added."

Financial terms were not given.

Gowalla, as a service, will be winding down at the end of January. Gowalla plans to provide an easy way to export users' Passport data, their Stamp and Pin data (along with their legacy Item data), and their photos as well.

Williams clarified that Facebook was not acquiring Gowalla's user data.


Previous
Next
Dell Halts Sales of Android Tablet in US        All News        Samsung To Set Up Flash memory Plant in China
New Opera browser Released     General Computing News      Samsung To Set Up Flash memory Plant in China

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Messenger Games Get Support for Live Streaming and Video Chats
Facebook Introduces Messenger for Kids
Facebook Says AI Detects Most Extremist Online Content
Facebook Will Notify you if you Have Followed Russian Propaganda
Facebook Messenger Gets Support for 4K Photos
Facebook Reports Strong Results
Facebook to Make Ads More Transparent
Now You Can Order Food Through Facebook
Facebook Gets 3D Posts, Live 360 Videos
Facebook: 10 million U.S. Users Saw Russia-linked Ads
Facebook to Hire More Ad Reviewers After Russian Buys
Facebook to Provide Congress With Ads Linked to Russian Internet Research Agency

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .