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Facebook’s $22B acquisition history visualised

Facebook has spent nearly $22 billion on acquisitions since it’s startup, and outside of its big ticket acquisitions such as buying Instagram for $1 billion, Oculus for $2 billion and WhatsApp for $19billion, there’s some wonderful startups and smaller acquisitions which … Continue reading

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Which Social Network do US teens prefer? Instagram, Twitter or Facebook?

According to PiperJaffray, a US based investment bank and asset management firm, US teens prefer Instagram over Facebook and Twitter. PiperJaffray’s report says 30% of US teens surveyed said Instagram was their number one most important social network. 25% nominated Facebook as the most … Continue reading

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Bing and Yahoo marriage would beat Google

Bing and Yahoo marriage would beat Google . CHART . A marriage between Microsoft’s search engine bing.com, and Yahoo.com would, in whole number terms beat Google.com’s monthly traffic volume. But just barely, and only for search and only in the US – at least, the US is the only market we’ve looked at so far.

Seeing a ‘new’ search engine rise to dominance after over a decade of Google unquestioningly being number 1, would be psychologically important to the market and potentially damaging to Google’s share price and almost ‘invincible’ status as a super stock. Continue reading

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