We’re joining Google from the Jaiku team shows their excitement for the news. Because Google acquisitions usually lead to a mad rush of user sign-ups, Jaiku has decided to limit the number of new users who can sign up. If you are a Jaiku user already, you may want to read the Google FAQ they posted today.
Google said they “plan to use the ideas and technology behind Jaiku to make compelling and useful products.”
Lots of people are asking, why didn’t Google buy Twitter instead?
There is extensive coverage on the acquisition at Techmeme.