Google has today confimed that it is acquiring Zingku, a site that offers a social network for mobile users.
Zingku website (zingku.com) has a small strap line on its homepage stating that "We've entered into an agreement to have Google acquire our Zingku service,"; Google then confirmed the sale by saying that "It is true that we acquired certain assets and technology of Zingku. We believe these assets can help build products and features that will benefit our users, advertisers and publishers."
Some of the main features of Zingku are-
* Store mobile photos and txt reminders with alarms on your companion mobile web site.
* Share mobile photos and posts with friends and friends-of-friends with txt msg'ing, instant messenger, & web.
* Gather a big crowd & their friends with txt messaging, IM, and email, all at once!
* Take an instant poll among friends, all with txt messaging. "
* Your own mobile cards that people fetch by txt'ing a magic code. Make as many as you want & link them together.
* Fetch postings from any blog or any syndicated feed (RSS, Atom) to your mobile phone via txt message.
Its been rumoured for a long time but Google Phone anyone?