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Posted 15 March 2015 - 06:20 PM

Facebook stocks up on e-commerce with TheFind acquisition
 
Summary:Compared to some of Facebook's previous (and multi-billion dollar) acquisitions of Whatsapp and Instagram, the TheFind purchase reflects a much more niche motivation rather than a grab for more users.
 
By Rachel King for Between the Lines | March 13, 2015 -- 21:23 GMT (14:23 PDT)
 
Facebook's warpath toward all-around social conglomerate continues with the acquisition of TheFind.
Founded in 2006, the Mountain View, Calif.-based startup built an e-commerce platform focused on retail search and discovery, typically for more fashion-forward Internet users.