Google Acquires Social Polling Startup Polar to Improve Google+ Design

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Google is buying the social polling startup Polar, the companies announced Thursday.

Google did not disclose the terms of the acquisition but said Polar founder Luke Wroblewski and his team would be brought on to work with the Google+ team

Wroblewski and his team will be focusing on design at Google’s social network, particularly mobile design.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Luke Wroblewski and the talented Polar team to Google,” Dave Besbris, Google’s VP of engineering for Google+ said in a statement. “They’ll be working with our designers and engineers to help us make G+ as beautiful and simple to use as possible, especially on mobile devices.” Read more…

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