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Google Buys Itself A New Toy Every Month

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

Monday, April 9, 2007
15 years ago4,712 views

It seems that Google buys itself a new toy every month* :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Google_acquisitions
(* Since October 2006)

I wonder what will be the next purchase for this month.
any ideas you guys?

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

AT&T!

stefan2904 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

facebook? photobucket?

http://www.mashable.com/images/photobucketstats1.jpg

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Some say Google will buy SnapFeel ;
http://www.snapfeel.com/

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I don't see why they would want to buy photobucket.com. Isn't photobucket the site that everyone goes to upload pics that they want to post on blogs or myspace sites? Why not just increase the limit on everyones picasa web album and leave it at that?

stefan2904 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Okay okay, just an idea...

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

How about my company! Yeah, I'd love that.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

A DoubleClick purchase is in the rumors...

stefan2904 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

http://mashable.com/2007/05/07/photobucket-myspace-3/

JohnMu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

flicker.com :-) (much cheaper than the copy at flickr)

Conor Cleary [PersonRank 8]

15 years ago #

haha if google bought flickr then yahoo would be mad... didnt myspace just pickup photobucket?

stefan2904 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

[put at-character here]Conor: See my last post in this topic.
Btw, how could it possible if google bought flicks (a yahoo company)?

(i am getting lots of sms at this moment... heise via twitter sucks)

stefan2904 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

*flickr

Conor Cleary [PersonRank 8]

15 years ago #

yeah didnt follow your link before...
anyway – yahoo just announced they are shutting down yahoo photo service and want people to go to flikr, therefore google would gain by buying flikr..

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

But Yahoo already own Flickr! Stefan2904 is right. Use you logic, is YHOO gonna sell To GOOG?

Conor Cleary [PersonRank 8]

15 years ago #

oh... wasnt aware Yahoo bought Flikr..

JohnMu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I meant flickER.com (not flickR)

Could you imagine the fun if Google bought it? Woohoo – redirect it to Picasa :-)))

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Current rumor is that Google will buy SimplyHired.com soon. Maybe that will be their May purchase.

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