Meebo was an instant messaging and social networking service provider. Initially the company offered a web-based instant messenger service, extending its offer in more general online chat and even social networking directions. On 4 June , Meebo announced that they had entered into an agreement to be acquired by Google. While initially operating on web access to the instant messaging market, Meebo expanded its offerings in the increasingly popular social network services. During the rise of the new generation of smartphone operating systems, Meebo released mobile applications for all major platforms: Android , iOS and BlackBerry. Initially Meebo's offering was Meebo Messenger — a browser-based instant messaging application which supported multiple IM services, including Yahoo!
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Currently, Meebo Rooms can be embedded on sites or blogs manually by pasting in the appropriate code, which has already led to a proliferation of such widgets. There are more than , Meebo Rooms, attracting millions of visitors a month. See our previous coverage here and here. Also, we will be putting advertising into these rooms. In addition to the APIs, the company is also announcing the Meebo Network , which will serve ads inside Meebo Rooms across the Web, splitting the revenues with the Websites hosting the rooms. Since each Meebo Room is formed around a particular interest, ads can be targeted. And to the extent that sites participating in the network have demographic data on their members, that can be used for ad targeting as well.
VentureBeat Homepage. Meebo Rooms, the chat room service offered by IM company Meebo , is experiencing eye-popping growth. People apparently want to IM with each other on sites across the web.
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