Google is acquiring Meebo, which calls itself a “web platform for IM on any network or site” and which you may’ve used to keep up with your buddies from multiple IM networks while accessing Internet using some other (not your own) computer. Both companies have approved the transaction that is subject to customary closing conditions.
Needless to say, Google plans to use Meebo’s expertise and talent to make Google+ better and eventually push more people to use it.
Following the closing of transaction, publishers can expect some near-term changes to the Meebo bar that will be immediately beneficial, including a closer connection to Google+, a lighter form factor and more.
Meebo’s mobile apps are available for few platforms, including the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry. Additionally, there’s the mobile website version for other phones…