CALIFORNIA _ Microsoft is rumored to be buying a company that developed the private social network for the company, Yammer. According to some sources, in order to smooth out his plans, Microsoft may have to pay more than USD 1 billion, or approximately Rp9, 4 trillion.
Quoted from Yahoo News, Saturday (06/16/2012), the report disclosed Bloomberg News and The Wall Street Journal based on information obtained from people who know about it.
Social networks developed by Yammer, allowing employees to communicate and collaborate in the same manner as in Facebook.
Yammer spokesman, said the company’s Risk Shelly (Yammer) does not have any comment to say. Meanwhile, representatives from Microsoft, based in Redmond, Washington also could not be reached for questioning on Thursday evening, local time.
Information is known, Yammer says social networking is used by more than 200 thousand companies around the world. In addition, another report also states that Microsoft will add social networking functionality to Yammer’s office software suite or package of office applications.