Facebook has acquired a travel recommendation site called NextStop - but don’t expect to see its influences anytime soon. Initial plans call for the NextStop service - which is built on user-generated recommendations - to be shuttered on September 1. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
That shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise, seeing how Facebook is known for making acquisitions for engineering talent. And, according to an FAQ on NextStep’s site, the decision to join Facebook was not an easy one. From the post: