Google acquires Social Deck for an undisclosed sum continuing the company’s shopping spree of social related businesses. Social Deck is a mobile game startup that allows users to access games from multiple devices across multiple platforms such as an iphone, blackberry and Facebook. Social Deck’s company mission is:
SocialDeck was founded in 2008 with the vision of enabling “anywhere, anytime, anyone” gaming. The company has launched several titles for the iPhone, Facebook, and BlackBerry using its social gaming platform technology, which enables simultaneous game play across multiple mobile devices and social networks. SocialDeck’s technology also facilitates viral content discovery, distribution and monetization.
We reported on Google’s social developments and acquisitions in the past. According to PaidContent Google is starting to narrow its’ focus in the social space considerably with other recent acqusitions like startup Angstro, Jambool and app maker Slide.