SayNow said Tuesday on its website that it was “thrilled to announce that we have been acquired by Google.” Google has already acquired fflick in the same week.
SayNow, of Palo Alto, Calif., enables brands and celebrities to broadcast and receive voice messages as well as chat one-on-one or in groups with their audience.
In the statement released on the company’s website by co-founders Nikhyl & Ujjwal, co-founders, they stated that
“Since 2005, we’ve explored fun and entertaining ways for people to talk with each other. Through the web, smartphones, and even land lines, our products brought communities together through the power of voice. And as Google has some of the best voice products in the world, we believe combining forces with the Google Voice team will let us innovate in new and unexplored areas.”
The company’s technology allows voice messaging, one-on-one conversations, and group calls to be instantly integrated into Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Android, or iPhone applications.
SayNow, which was founded in 2005, says more than 15 million users and thousands of celebrities and brands use its platform and applications today.