New York—Forbes Media announced that it has acquired Santa Monica, Calif.-based FlipGloss Media, developer of the Digital Glossy Insert photo publishing platform.
Forbes used the technology as part of the online portion of its ranking of “The World’s Most Powerful People.”
FlipGloss, founded in 2008, was funded in part by Forbes. Additionally, Tim Forbes, COO of Forbes, has been an adviser to the company, whose clients include Variety and Modern Luxury Media. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.