Several readers including carpenter37
let us know that FriendFeed has sold itself to Facebook
. Nobody who knows is talking about the terms of the deal. Here is Facebook's announcement
, and here is FriendFeed's
, which elaborates: "As my mom explained to me, when two companies love each other very much, they form a structured investment vehicle." FriendFeed was founded in 2007 by four ex-Googlers, including Paul Buchheit — the engineer behind Gmail and the originator of Google's "Don't be evil" motto — and Bret Taylor, a former group product manager who launched Google Maps.