Fitbit has announced that it will be acquired by Google for $7.35 per share in cash, valuing the company at approximately $2.1 billion. Fitbit states that it will remain transparent about the data it collects and that Fitbit health and wellness data will not be used for Google ads.
Fitbit pioneered the wearables category by delivering innovative, affordable and engaging devices and services. Fitbit has sold more than 100 million devices and supports an engaged global community of millions of active users, utilizing data to deliver unique personalized guidance and coaching to its users. Fitbit will continue to remain platform-agnostic across both Android and iOS.