Pinterest acquires virtual keyboard company Fleksy

Fleksy, a gesture-based keyboard app is all set to join Pinterest. As of now, the financial intricacies have not been disclosed publically but the team members at Fleksy have confirmed that their app will stay on the App Store and Google Play Store.

Fleksy announced the deal in a blogpost and informed that “Fleksy will remain available in the App Store for the foreseeable future, so no need to worry about being forced to re-learn to type on an alternative keyboard. As a tribute to our incredible community of users, we have made the decision to open-source some of the Fleksy components that the blind and the visually impaired community grew to love”.It is imperative to mention here that, Fleksy was launched around 4 years back on Ios solely for blind users. At that particular time, Ios had no support for 3

It is imperative to mention here that Fleksy was launched around four years back on iOS solely for blind users. At that particular time, iOS had no support for 3rd party apps or keyboards.The team showered a lot of gratitude over its users and thanked them for their valuable feedback. Their blogpost reads, “Over the years, it has been our great pleasure to bring you the fastest and the most reliable typing experience. Building a keyboard, especially a good keyboard is not an easy task. Without your support and feedback, it would not have been possible and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts”.

The team showered a lot of gratitude over its users and thanked them for their valuable feedback. Their blog post reads, “Over the years, it has been our great pleasure to bring you the fastest and the most reliable typing experience. Building a keyboard, especially a good keyboard is not an easy task. Without your support and feedback, it would not have been possible and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts”.

The report establishes that Fleksy as a team won’t lend its technology to Pinterest. Instead, the team at Pinterest will most likely find a concrete way to incorporate Fleksy’s technology into the visual search. Fleksy and Pinterest users across the web are happy about the amalgamation and are looking forward to positive changes enhancing their overall mobile experience.

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