20 December 2014

Social Website's(Facebook,Google,Yahoo,Instagram,SnapChat etc.) current value and story behind acquisition

Social Website's current value and story behind acquisition 

Can you imagine a day without social media like Facebook, Youtube or Flickr? If your answer is NO then you should know how much worth they are now.

It's been a wonder to me that how they grow so fast for last couple of years. Last few months I did some research and found some interesting facts. Here i'm gonna share what i found.

Facebook's Current value: 
Since it's launch on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg for Harvard University students and later expanded to worldwide and worth 218.03B.

Active user:  1.3 billion as of June 2014

Acquisitions: 1. Instagram for US$ 1 billion
                      2. Whatsapp for US$19 billion
                      3. LiveRAil for between US$400 million and $500 million (Report by TechCrunch)

Here what's it look like on share market-
Facebook current share price



Google's Current value:

Since it's launch on January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin and worth $347.91B.

It process one billion search requests per day. And also it get millions of user on YouTube, blogger or  gmail. 
Acquisitions: 1. Keyhole
                      2. YouTube for $1.65 billion
                      3.  DoubleClick for $3.1 billion
                      4. GrandCentral for $50 million
                      5. On2 Technologies for $106.5 million
                      6. Aardvark  for $50 million
                      7. Agnilux, hardware startup 
                      8.  Global IP Solutions
                      9. AdMob for an undisclosed amount
                    10. Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
                    11. Quickoffice
                    12. Channel Intelligence for $125 million
                    13. Waze for $966 million
                    14. WIMM Labs
                    15. Flutter for $40 million
                    16. DeepMind Technologies for $400 million
                    17. Green Throttle Games
                    18. Quest Visual
                    19. Skybox Imaging for $500 million
                    20. Songza

Here what's it look like on share market-
Google current stock value


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