Here are 34 of the most famous Internet acquisitions ranked by total cost per user | Exploring Markets

Here are 34 of the most famous Internet acquisitions ranked by total cost per user

Below are two graphics that show 34 of the most famous Internet acquisitions.

The acquisitions are ranked by cost per user.

By looking at this ranking, you will see that Geocities, which was acquired by Yahoo, was one of most expensive acquisitions in recent memory. As was Flickr, Mapquest, Feedburner, Jaiku, and Aardvark. The majority of the names just mentioned are no longer in service, either. They will go down as some of the biggest busts in history.

Perhaps the most interesting thing about these graphics is acquisition cost per user for WhatsApp, Instagram, and Youtube. Take a look:



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