Acquired by on August 14, 2006
Santa Monica, California
Userplane is a hosted social discovery platform and a white-label service providing chat and one-to-one messenger services.
Messaging, Video Chat, Enterprise Software

Company Details


Founded in 2001 and acquired by AOL in 2006, Userplane is a hosted social discovery platform. Userplane likes to consider itself more as Social-as-a-service, backing the belief that helping its partners integrate Userplane can transform their online community and their business.

The real-time messaging features of the Userplane platform empower customers to deliver rich, engaging experiences to users, connecting them with the community and the content. As a white-label service, Userplane features can be implemented in a way that preserves and enhances the integrity of the customer's brand.

Competitors include FlashComs, AVChat, and Meebo.

Current Team (2)


Products (5)

  • Presencebar was added to CrunchBase in 2011
  • The Webchat 2 app is a really simple, minimalist window that lets users participate in text, audio and video chat.
  • Webchat Lite was added to CrunchBase in 2011
  • Webmessenger3 was launched in 2010
  • The Webrecorder app lets you record your audio and video chats. You can also use it to record and upload video to your site or blog.

Competitors (5)

  • FaceFlow is a web-based video chat application available on mobile platforms.
  • FlashComs was founded in 2003 to make use of the latest web technologies and to apply them in the sphere of internet communications.
  • Meebo is a consumer internet company that offers a social media platform to develop products for enhancing user engagement across the web.
  • SnapYap.com is a video conferencing, calling and messaging service that lives within the web browser and does not require a download.
  • TokBox offers an API platform that allows users to add group video chat features to their website or mobile app.

Customers (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

  • Userplane HQ

    225 Santa Monica Blvd.

    2nd Floor

    Santa Monica, California 90401

    United States

Images (1)


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