Walt Disney Company announced the purchase of a social network Togetherville, which is similar Facebook and similar networks, with one difference - the network was created specifically for the communication of children of ten years and younger. The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Togetherville was founded by entrepreneur Mandeep Singh Dhillon, launched its network last year and has already gained popularity. The trust of parents, who in most cases decide whether their children will be registered in such networks, won the opportunity not only to control the actions of children online, to approve or disapprove of adding another child as a friend, but also to communicate with the parents of their child's friends through an existing account. online Facebook. Togetherville promises children a safe environment in which they can learn communication skills, play, watch videos and be creative.
The deal was completed last week when Togetherville became part of the Disney Interactive Media Group. Recent company acquisitions Walt Disney point to an increase in its interests in online and mobile projects, while investment in the creation of console video games has been steadily declining.