Google has acquired one-time mobile chat king and current internet uglifier Meebo. Details are sparse right now, but the purchase would make sense if Google’s after Meebo as an ad platform.
Another possibility? Meebo’s bottom bar would be a logical social and traffic information gatherer to pair with Google+. As for the sticker price, All Things D had it at $US100 million last month. We’ll let you know more as more information is available — via redwolf.newsvine.com