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iSkoot Acquires Social Networking Company

September 9, 2008

Mobile VoIP applications provider iSkoot has acquired instant messaging client Social.IM for an undisclosed sum.

iSkoot provides VoIP phone service for mobile phones while Social.IM offers a customizable desktop application and web service that enables real-time communication and desktop notifications for social networks, online communities, and web sites.

Mark Jacobstein, chief executive at iSkoot, said: “Social.IM has served as an instant web communications desktop platform and we see a clear consumer integration with iSkoot’s upcoming suite of web to mobile push services. Acquiring Social.IM is a key step in our path to introduce later this year a groundbreaking new communications platform that will revolutionize the mobile landscape.”