myYearbook , a place to meet new people, today announced it has acquired five new Android apps, along with a top multiplayer engine, to boost its already successful mobile strategy in 2011 and to grow its mobile team. The acquisitions include Toss It, Tic Tac Toe, Minesweeper, SpringDroid, and Line of 4. Toss It and Tic Tac Toe, are among the top-30 most downloaded free Android games.
In addition, myYearbook acquired FlockEngine, which powers multiplayer games on Android phones. Chris Hager of Austria-based FlockEngine and James O’Brien of UK-based SpringDroid join myYearbook with the acquisitions.
The acquisitions further the growth of myYearbook’s mobile social network, which is focused on meeting new people. myYearbook’s mobile applications, which are downloaded more than 25,000 times per day, are monetized through advertising and its “Lunch Money” virtual currency.
In the coming months, myYearbook wants to focus on cultivating its mobile network, with an emphasis on launching more mobile applications in the teen and young adult space while building a mobile social layer that powers meeting new people.