Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Userplane Ties Into Me.com
Santa Monica-based Userplane, a provider of instant messaging and communications tools for online communities, and Me.com, an online provider of branded, online communities, said they are in a partnership. The two will integrate Userplane's Webmessenger and Webchat applications into Me.com's platform, which allows anyone to create their own social networking web site. Userplane is a subsidiary of AOL, and provides tools used by third party web sites to connect their users through chat, instant messaging, and other features. Me.com is venture backed by angel Kimball Small and Brainstorm Ventures.