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Is This Google's Next Acquisition Target?

We spend a lot of time talking about Facebook (NASDAQ: FB  ) , LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD  ) , and Twitter when talking about social media here. But there's another platform that's even richer -- and certainly more customizable -- which is growing at a pace reminiscent of Twitter around the time Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) bid $10 billion for the company, and it might just make an excellent tuck-in acquisition for the search king. Find out why in the video below.

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  • Report this Comment On November 24, 2012, at 3:39 AM, jacobandersen72 wrote:

    they should have bought instagram.

    tumblr is not a social network. sorta. not really buddy.

    you know I have to say it....

    why did the morons of our government (the SEC/FTC) allow Facebook, the #1 Social Network to buy Instagram, the #2 Social Network?

    who did Facebook pay off to get that deal thru?

    instead of having competition in social networking -- heck instagram might have even taken Facebook -- we have a MONOPOLY !

    a monopoly abusing consumer Privacy

    a monopoly limiting consumer reach of their posts to their own friends.

    (e.g. if you share a film with your 50 friends on facebook only 8 of them will see your message in their news feed). facebook doesnt want you to share. just press "LIKE" instead so they can sell an Ad on it.

    a monopoly that is slowly removing its own "SHARE" buttons. they dont like share. they only like "LIKE" now.


    I know Instagram is approaching 200 million users and soon towards 300 million.

    Instead the government will spend all their time hunting down GOOGLE.

    Knowing our stupid gov workers they were probably even lose the case :(

    Meanwhile they let Facebook do whatever it wants with user privacy and share user data anyway they want....

    .... with whomever will pay top $$$.


  • Report this Comment On November 24, 2012, at 3:42 AM, jacobandersen72 wrote:

    Google still wont admit that Google+ is not used

    and that they can only get users by forcing them into it.

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