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Social Roots by Andrew Weir, Cindy Gordon

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CHAPTER 7

Blogger

Founded

Launched August 23, 1999 at Pyra Labs.

Founders

Evan Williams

Meg Hourihan

Current Management

Google

Overview

Pyra Labs is a subsidiary of Google

Headquartered in San Francisco, California

Revenue: Unknown

Net income: Unknown

Market capitalization: Not applicable

Website: www.blogger.com

Alexa Global Rank (February 7, 2014): 53

Members (December 31, 2013): Unknown

Timeline

August 1999—Pyra labs launches Blogger.

February 2003—Google purchases Blogger for an undisclosed amount.

May 2004—Signed for a product integration with Picasa Hello.

August 2006—Google launched their newest version of Blogger in beta.

December 2006—The new version of Blogger is taken out of beta.

May 2007—The service was completely moved over to Google ...

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