Yun Yun, a social search founded by former Google China executives in early 2012, has reportedly been acquired by Sina and would be merged into Sina Weibo. Liu Jun, lead of Yun Yun and former head of Google China’s Chinese-language search, has left the company and joined Baidu, the largest search service in China.

Yun Yun’s offerings include general search, real-time search, image search and a social network. The social network was suspended one month ago.

As it began with offering search results indexed from Chinese micro-blogging services, Yun Yun had reached partnership with Sina Weibo in late 2012. Mr. Liu also disclosed the company had received investment from Sina.

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Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com