Between its public launch four days ago and today’s acquisition by AOL, the website About.me has been getting all sorts of attention in the last week. (Scroll down for some of its best designed pages.)
If you haven’t seen it yet, now’s a great time to check it out. About.me began invite-only several months ago, aggregating all of your social media activity and Web presence in one place with a gigantic photo personalized by you. The customizable and simplistic design of the site has drawn rave reviews and capitalizes on a growing Web trend: allowing users to put personality into their profiles.
Here’s an excerpt from the internal email sent to AOL employees announcing the acquisition: