Google Working on Groupon Competitor

. January 21, 2011 . 0 Comments

Google is reported to be working on a Groupon competitor.

A Google spokesperson said that the Internet giant was recruiting businesses for a new Google Offers service. According to web reports, Google Offers looks and operates much like Groupon or LivingSocial. It is saidinclude Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Google Buzz and e-mail sharing options.

“Google is communicating with small businesses to enlist their support and participation in a test of a pre-paid offers/vouchers program,” the company said in a statement. “This initiative is part of an ongoing effort at Google to make new products, such as the recent Offer Ads beta, that connect businesses with customers in new ways. We do not have more details to share at this time, but will keep you posted.”

Google recently tried to buy Groupon.

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