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Social chat/advertising company Meebo • Announcing that Google’s acquired them
for a rumored sum of $100 million. But that’s only part of the story — the company’s reportedly laid off many staffers
in the wake of the acquisition. Meebo’s model has evolved significantly over the years, most recently as a toolbar that many major sites, including Mashable and Slate, have used. No word on whether the company’s sticking around as a product of Google. (via shortformblog