#Tech: Facebook Acquires Wave Group Sound

According to a report, Social media site -  Facebook has acquired an audio production company, WaveGroup Sound with headquarters' in Burlingame, CA. WaveGroup Sound specializes in sound production for games. It was also this company that produced tracks for the Guitar Hero series, as well as Rock Band and Dance Dance Revolution titles. It also makes sounds for many startups, hardware devices and mobile apps.

According to the company’s LinkedIn page, The WaveGroup team has become the full-time in-house sound design team for Facebook. They also have already worked for FB plenty as a contractor, creating the in-app sounds for apps like Messenger, SlingShot and Instagram Bolt according to an announcement confirming the news posted to Facebook.

WaveGroup’s last project for a client outside Facebook was creating the music for the just-released Star Wars iOS game Star Wars: Commander, a real-time strategy game that pits Empire against Rebel forces. WaveGroup also created the sounds for the Jawbone Era, a Bluetooth headset created by that accessory maker, as well as its Jambox speaker series.


In conclusion, this new acquisition might just help Facebook users remix and share their own content on the social media site.



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