Monday, October 02, 2006

Yahoo's Strategy: Growth by Acquisition

Yahoo!'s shopping spree is showing no signs of letup. During the past 18 months, the online media and search giant has acquired photo sharing startup Flickr, social bookmarking site Del.icio.us, and Upcoming, a user-generated social events calendar. It has also tried to acquire social networking site Facebook for upwards of $1 billion.

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Didn't Cisco try this or I should say does this along with Juniper and any other big player. The Facebook move is scarey in a way. I mean from what I understand Facebook is a site for school kids. Nothing like moving product with the kids.

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