Techplanet news on May 11, according to the official website of it home and Sogou map, Sogou map will be officially offline at 23:00 on May 15, 2022. At that time, all relevant services will be closed, and users are advised to download Tencent map.
Public information shows that Sogou map, formerly known as tuxingtianxia, was founded in 1999. It is the first Internet map service website in China. It was acquired by Sohu in 2005 and renamed Sogou map. The starting point of Sogou is a department of Sohu, and then become an independent company. In September 2013, Tencent injected US $448 million into Sogou and merged its Tencent search business and other related assets into Sogou. After the transaction, Tencent obtained 36.5% of the diluted shares of Sogou. On November 9, 2017, Sogou officially landed in the US stock market.
On September 24, 2021, Sogou announced the completion of the merger with Tencent. After the merger, Sogou will become an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Tencent holdings and complete delisting. In October 2021, Tencent and Sogou officially handed over. All Sogou employees have changed their identity and joined Tencent. Sogou’s seniority continues to Tencent, and the salary and welfare are aligned with Tencent’s system; The product and technology departments have also completed the integration and orderly merged into multiple relevant business units of Tencent. According to interface news, according to the plan, Tencent will absorb most of Sogou business and employees. After absorbing the Sogou team, Tencent will have more than 4000 employees, becoming the second largest business in PCG, second only to OVB (online video business unit).
It is worth mentioning that as early as November 2021, some users said that according to the notice of Sogou mobile map exchange group, Sogou map app has been temporarily removed from the app store, and the app download link module on the official website has been offline. The original downloaded user will not affect normal use.
According to Sogou’s official user group, Sogou map is about to merge with Tencent map. No further details have been made public. At present, many small businesses of Sogou have stopped operating, including “ Some Sogou browser plug-ins, pages, etc. ”.
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