Skype To Acquire Year-old Group Messaging Service GroupMe

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So Skype is going to buy group messaging service GroupMe? Facebook bought Beluga. Skype now works within Facebook.

Does this mean that Facebook has eliminated GroupMe as the only real competitor to Beluga, now called Facebook Messenger?

Is this the start of a social media convergence?

Skype To Acquire Year-old Group Messaging Service GroupMe | TechCrunch