Tagged buys Topicmarks to help discover people easier

The social discovery service, Tagged, has announced an acquisition of Topicmarks, which uses semantic engine to summarize content. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

At the time of the acquisition, Topicmarks was used in over 160 countries, and was especially popular where English is the second language. Now, Topicmarks is expected to help Tagged match people to people and people to interests in an elegant way, according to Aaron Patzer, Topicmarks’ advisor and investor.

Tagged, which has 100 million users, has been on the acquisition spree recently, buying WeGame and an instant messaging client, Digsby.

One of the founders of Topicmarks, Jaromir Dzialo, originated from Poland. The company was founded in 2010, won a number of contests and became a finalist at the mini Seedcamp Copenhagen and subsequently 2011 Founder Showcase.