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Acquisition DateProduct/ServiceAcquirerReported CostTotal Registered at AcquisitionApprox. ActiveCost per User# of Employees at AcquisitionCost per EmployeeUser-to-Employee Ratio

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1/29/1999GeocitiesYahoo$3,570,000,0004,300,000$830.23400$8,925,00010,750

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4/1/1999Broadcast.comYahoo$5,700,000,000520,000$10,961.54335$17,014,9251,552

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10/31/1999WebshotsExcite@Home$83,000,0001,000,000$83.007$11,857,143142,857

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12/22/1999MapquestAOL$1,100,000,0003,700,000$297.30220$5,000,00016,818

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6/28/2000eGroupsYahoo$432,000,00017,000,000$25.41150$2,880,000113,333

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7/8/2002PaypaleBay$1,300,000,00015,400,000$84.42750$1,733,33320,533

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2/1/2003Blog­gerGoogle$20,000,0001,100,000200,000$100.006$3,333,33333,333

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7/1/2004PicasaGoogle$5,000,000500,000$10.0018$277,77827,778

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7/31/2004WebshotsCNET$71,000,00031,000,000$2.2935$2,028,571885,714

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1/1/2005Live­Jour­nalSix A­part$20,000,0005,500,000860,000$23.2610$2,000,00086,000

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3/1/2005FlickrYahoo$30,000,000270,000$111.116$5,000,00045,000

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5/12/2005Dodge­ballGoogle$2,500,00030,000$83.332$1,250,00015,000

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7/1/2005MySpaceNews Corp$580,000,00016,000,000$36.2540$14,500,000400,000

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9/1/2005SkypeeBay$2,600,000,00054,000,00010,800,000$240.74200$13,000,00054,000

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9/8/2005IGNNews Corporation$650,000,00028,000,000$23.21291$2,233,67796,220

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10/1/2005Upcoming.orgYahoo$1,000,00014,000$71.433$333,3334,667

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12/1/2005del.icio.usYahoo$30,000,000200,000$150.009$3,333,33322,222

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8/1/2006GrouperSony$65,000,000430,000$151.1626$2,500,00016,538

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10/9/2006YouTubeGoogle$1,650,000,00034,000,000$48.5367$24,626,866507,463

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5/30/2007Last.fmCBS$280,000,00020,00015,000,000$18.6750$5,600,000300,000

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5/30/2007StumbleUponeBay$75,000,0002,300,000$32.6120$3,750,000115,000

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6/3/2007FeedBurnerGoogle$100,000,000430,000$232.5630$3,333,33314,333

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10/9/2007JaikuGoogle$12,000,00050,000$240.008$1,500,0006,250

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3/13/2008BeboAOL$850,000,00040,000,0003,500,000$242.86100$8,500,00035,000

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5/15/2008CNETCBS$1,800,000,00018,000,000$100.002,700$666,6676,667

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7/22/2009ZapposAmazon$928,000,0004,500,000$206.221,300$713,8463,462

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9/13/2009Mint.comIntuit$170,000,0001,500,000$113.3335$4,857,14342,857

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2/12/2010AardvarkGoogle$50,000,00090,000$555.5650$1,000,0001,800

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2/7/2011Huffington PostAOL$315,000,00025,000,000$12.60200$1,575,000125,000

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12/5/2011GowallaFacebook$3,000,0002,000,000$1.5029$103,44868,966

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3/21/2012OMGPopZynga$210,000,00035,000,000$6.0040$5,250,000875,000

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4/9/2012InstagramFacebook$1,000,000,00035,000,000$28.5713$76,923,0772,692,308

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Note: Rumored amounts are italicized