10 Yahoo! acquisitions that tumbled

Published: Monday, May 20 2013 5:44 p.m. MDT

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When Yahoo! purchased Flickr (as well as its parent company Ludicorp) for $35 million in 2005, many users were bothered by the forced linking between Flickr and Yahoo! accounts. After the co-founders of the photo-sharing site left, they took with them most of the original engineering team as well. What once was a thriving Internet community of photo sharing has now become lost in the wake of Instagram and other more popular image hosting sites.
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I know the story's a bit old now, but I found it informative. It probably shouldn't be a slide-show if at all possible, but it was a very interesting piece of work and I'm glad I saw it.

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