Facebook Acquires Sofa – A Software and Interaction Design Company
By on June 10th, 2011

The social networking giant Facebook has acquired Sofa, a Amsterdam-based company.

Sofa is a small software and interaction design company,  founded in 2006 and is an Apple Design Award Winner for their Mac applications, Kaleidoscope and Versions.

Facebook Acquires Sofa
Sofa said that their products, Keidoscope and Versions are not a part of the acquisition and will remain available.

Sofa announced about the acquisition in a blog post -

“Sofa’s products, Kaleidoscope and Versions, are not a part of this acquisition. Both apps will remain available and we’re committed to securing a great future for them outside Sofa. We’re also working with our joint venture partner to provide the smoothest transition and best possible future for Checkout, Enstore and their collective customers.”

Sofa now will be moving from Amsterdam to Palo Alto in the coming weeks.

The terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

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