Yahoo! Acquires Koprol

May 27, 2010


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Yahoo! announced the acquisition of Koprol, an Indonesian social networking site that lets users "check in" to locations and share information, photos, and reviews about physical locations.  The service also features restaurant and shop reviews based on user feedback.

Yahoo announced plans to incorporate information and features from the service into its sites and products. The company also indicated that they would continue to fund the development of Koprol's service, highlighting a Koprol BlackBerry app released the same day as the acquisition announcement. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

(www.yahoo.com, www.koprol.com)