Nokia Acquires Media Sharing Site Twango

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Twango on Nokia PhoneNokia made another move to expand it’s ability to provide content to it’s users by acquiring Twango. Twango provides a media sharing solution for organizing and sharing photos, videos and other personal media.

“The Twango acquisition is a concrete step towards our consumer Internet services vision of providing seamless access to information, entertainment, and social networks – at any time, anywhere, from any connected device, in any way that you choose. We have the most complete suite of connected multimedia experiences including music, navigation, games, and – with the Twango acquisition – photos, videos, and a variety of document types,” said Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Multimedia, Nokia. “When you combine a Nokia N-series multimedia computer that is always on, always connected, and always with you together with a rich media sharing destination like Twango, people will have exciting new ways to create and enjoy rich media experiences in real time.”

Twango, a privately-owned company founded by former Microsoft veterans, is headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA. Twango’s versatile platform makes organizing, sharing, and republishing media such as photos, videos and audio clips easy. Twango supports multiple media types and offers a comprehensive array of options for people to manage, share, and repurpose their personal media content. Twango offers a destination experience on desktop computers and mobile devices, as well as a platform that allows developers to create companion applications, connect with mobile devices, and integrate with other Web services.


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