Facebook Acquires Push Pop Press

Aug 04, 2011

Social media giant Facebook snapped up Push Pop Press, a digital publishing company that developed a multi-touch interface for enhanced ebook publishing. The company, which was founded by two former Apple engineers, recently published Our Choice, an enhanced ebook by Al Gore detailing research and concepts for helping fight global warming.

Details of the acquisition were not released by either company, although Push Pop Press indicated that it was halting the private beta and planned release of its publishing platform. The company also announced that proceeds from the sales of Our Choice would be donated to The Climate Reality Project.

Read more on the EContent blog.

(www.pushpoppress.com, www.facebook.com)