Big news today at Clearspring HQ. We’ve acquired the bookmark and content sharing service AddThis, the button thats frickin’ all over the Web. Together, we make the most comprehensive set of sharing services on the Web. We’re all really pumped.
Venture Beat did a really nice write up. Here’s an excerpt:
Clearspring, the widget creation platform, has acquired AddThis, the bookmarking and sharing button, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition moves Clearspring closer to becoming a service that allows any users to share content from any website.
AddThis will initially remain its own service. Through the acquisition, Clearspring reports that the two services combined will be reach approximately 200 million users and 300,000 publishers.
Also… check out the story on Digg.
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