Google has acquired opinion poll app Polar for an undisclosed amount, as reported by VCCircle/TechCircle.in.
The report further mentiones that the entire team of Polar will join Google+, the search giant’s social networking platform as part of the acquisition.
“We have served more than half a billion polls in the past eight months and had 1.1 million active voters in September,” Luke Wroblewski, Founder, Polar wrote in an official company blog post.
At Google+, Wroblewski and his team will focus on design, with special emphasis on mobile design.
Founded last year, Polar allows users to create and participate in graphical polls, and offers functions for mobile apps as well as web publishers. Wroblewski is an internationally recognized digital product leader who has designed or contributed to software used by more than 750 million people worldwide, according to his Linkedin profile. He is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Input Factory Inc., a Internet start-up focused on creating big value from micro mobile interactions.
Before founding Polar, Wroblewski co-founded Bagcheck, which was acquired by Twitter in 2011. He had earlier also worked as chief design architect at Yahoo.