Yahoo is acquiring the photo editing app company GhostBird Software in a deal whose terms were not disclosed. The news comes as Yahoo has been on a buying spree. The company recently purchased Tumblr, Stamped and Summly, among other companies.
The company anncounced the Ghostbird Software news on its Twitter page earlier today.
— Yahoo! Inc.(@YahooInc) June 12, 2013
Ghostbird Software announced the news on its site, revealing that they are discontinuing their popular KitCam or PhotoForge2 apps. Customers that have already purchased the apps can still access them, but the company will not be updating them and they are no longer available for download in the App Store. Here is more about the news from the company’s site:
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