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February 12, 2013

Yahoo Acquires Social Mobile Tool ‘Alike’

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Yahoo AlikeYahoo has acquired social mobile service Alike.

The deal is part of a talent acquisition that will leave the original Alike program without a supporting staff.

Yahoo and Alike have not revealed specifics about the deal.

Alike was created by a talented founder in former Microsoft and Zillow employee Maria Zhang.

If you are unfamiliar with the tool it providers recommendations about local businesses to users who have visited those locations in the past. Alike also uses historical data to suggest new places to visit.  read more

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