Facebook just bought Gowalla for an as yet undisclosed sum of money, CNN is reporting. It's another big get for the blue behemoth.
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Gowalla is Foursquare's cuter, but far less popular cousin. It recently shifted focus from being a check-in based service, to an app that helps create location-based travel stories. CNN is reporting that the acquisition was made to help with Facebook's new Timeline feature. It's likely that it was also a talent buy, snapping up Gowalla founder Josh Williams and his team.