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Microsoft buys Yammer and enters social networking business

Yammer.com, a private office social network solution, has announced on its website that it has acquired by Microsoft. With this Microsoft has entered social networking. This deal is known to come at $ 1.2 billions.

Social Networking has taken the online population like a tide. It has become a necessity for many. Yammer.com is a social networking solution for office environments with a Facebook-style social networking. It enables organizations to make transformative changes quickly by empowering employees to collaborate across departments, geographies, content and business applications.

Larry Cannell, an analyst with Gartner, the technology research firm, said that he expected corporate social networking would one day become as embedded in the communication habits of big companies as other more familiar tools sold by Microsoft and others.

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