Google Inc. confirmed the rumors about the purchase of the company Jambool, known for creating a system of virtual payments Social Gold. Social Gold operates in many countries, this system is quite popular, it is mainly used by developers of various applications to receive payment for their services.
The exact amount of the purchase is not known, but an approximate figure is 70 million US dollars. The purchase will allow the most famous search engine to create its own virtual currency functioning system, meeting the needs of both content providers and various goods and services, as well as buyers.
Considering that very recently Google Inc. made a purchase of a social gaming application Slide for 182 million US dollars, and also invested about 100 million US dollars in the company Zynga, the largest manufacturer of games for Facebook, analysts conclude that the company is actively developing its own social network, a competitor Facebook, which may be based on a virtual game.