Google Purchases Social Networking Slide

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According to our staff reporter, "This is a really exciting day for me and my team, but this also marks an exciting development for the social Web," Slide founder Max Levchin said in a message posted on the home page of the firm's website.

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San Francisco, Aug. 08 -- Google on Friday declared that it has bought hot online networking application maker Slide as part of a drive to "make Google services socially aware."

According to our staff reporter, "This is a really exciting day for me and my team, but this also marks an exciting development for the social Web," Slide founder Max Levchin said in a message posted on the home page of the firm's website.

"As the Slide team joins Google, we'll be investing even more to make Google services socially aware and expand these capabilities for our users across the web," Google...

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