Google Acquires Indian Social Networking Site .....

* Google Acquires Indian Social Networking Site SocialDeck *
In a move to strengthen its social networking service to counter the explosive growth of Facebook, Internet giant Google has acquired social games website SocialDeck for an undisclosed amount.

The transaction comes within days of Google's acquisition of Angstro, which makes applications to discover new photos on Facebook and create a real-time social address book.

Going by reports, the deal is one of several acquisitions in the past month through which Google is hoping to build a social-networking service to counter rival Facebook. SocialDeck has announced on its website that it has been acquired by Google.