20 Jul 2012

Facebook Acquires Mac-Based App Developer Acrylic



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The Facebook family continues to grow. Acrylic, which develops applications for Mac and iOS devices, announced through its blog Friday that it has been acquired by Facebook.

Vancouver-based Acrylic is responsible for the creation of Pulp, a newsreader app, and Wallet, a secure database app.
The company’s founder, Dustin MacDonald, commented on the acquisition on Acrylic’s blog:
Facebook is an invaluable service that we all use daily, and a company that I believe is one of the most innovative and important around today. After visiting late last year, I discovered that we shared many of the same core product design goals and principles, and it soon became obvious that it was a natural fit. Simply put, there’s an opportunity at Facebook to have a big impact in many people’s lives. More important, Facebook is full of extremely talented people who will be able to help realize its full potential in the years to come.


















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