TripAdvisor buys Tiny Post for undisclosed sum

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NEWTON, Mass. (AP) -- TripAdvisor Inc. said Friday that it has acquired Tiny Post, an app that that allows users to write over photos and turn them into stories. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Tiny Post's operations will be based at TripAdvisor's Palo Alto, Calif. office.

Newton, Mass.-based TripAdvisor, which allows users to post reviews of airlines, hotels and vacation resorts on its websites, said Tiny Post's app is a great fit and shows the possibilities of combining travel photos with social media and mobile devices.

TripAdvisor shares finished at $51.75 on Thursday.