Comcast-Owned thePlatform Buys Social Media Apps Firm Chirp Interactive

thePlatform, the broadband and mobile video services provider that is now part of Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA), has acquired assets from San Francisco-based Chirp Interactive, a provider of social media applications…some of Chirp’s employees are transitioning into the bigger company. Chirp’s standalone service will not continue, but its community and content discovery features will be integrated within thePlatform’s media publishing system. In addition, thePlatform, based in Seattle, is now expanding into Silicon Valley, including opening a branch office.

Chirp was founded last year, and had funding from Greylock Partners and Jeff Clavier

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