Divvyshot, whose software lets people upload photos to the Web, share them and edit them, followed in April, with co-founder Sam Odio joining to spruce up Facebook Photos.
Facebook nabbed ShareGrove, which makes private Web workspaces where groups can chat and share Web pages, photos and video clips within Facebook, in May. Co-founder Adam Wolff joined Facebook.
Although this acquisition was never confirmed, Facebook allegedly acquired semantic search startup Chai Labs in August. Chai was forged by former Google AdSense executive Gokul Rajaram, who is now working on Facebook Ads, according to LinkedIn. Maybe Rajaram is building an AdSense for Facebook?
Walletin, whose co-founders sold out to join Facebook in November, was in stealth mode when it was bought. No idea what it did but if I guess by the title it’s micropayment, or maybe mobile payments. Walletin co-founder Cory Ondrejka was the first chief technology officer of Linden Lab, developers of Second Life.
Facebook actually picked up three engineers who created ZenBe Mail and had them bake the new Facebook Messages, which launched last month.
We know it won’t be Foursquare, after Facebook launched Facebook Places and Deals to basically squash the startup. Take your best guess. Hopefully we’ll find out before the New Year.