google acquires Jetpac (visual search analysis)

Companies in Relationship

Google, Jetpac

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 8/14

Consideration: not disclosed

Google acquires Jetpac, a developer of an app that makes destination recommendations by analyzing shared Instagram photos. Recommendations are made a wide range of activities such as the bars where women go or for the most scenic views.

Jetpac employees will join the Google Knowledge team, which is charged with developing a more sophisticated understanding of the real world that can be incorporated search results. The Jetpac app will be removed from Apple's App store on 9/15/14.

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