The folks at FeedBurner announced today that they have been purchased by Google.
I use FeedBurner to “burn” my RSS feed to all of my RSS readers. You know, all 9 of you ;) In addition to RSS readers, the RSS feed from FeedBurner enables me to send email digests of my posts to about 50 folks.
Fast FeedBurner Facts and Stats:
- According to Nielsen/NetRatings, FeedBurner is growing faster than MySpace and Digg with 385% traffic growth.
- Total feeds: 736,494
- Number of publishers: 431,171
- Number of podcast and videocast feeds: 112,998
- Percent of FeedBurner employees using Macs: 39%, PCs: 58%, Other: 3%.
- Number of made-up words on the FeedBurner site: 3