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Huh, Verizon has sold Yahoo and AOL.

theverge.com/2021/5/3/22416854

For half of what they paid for them. 🤦‍♂️

To a private equity firm. 😬

Flickr and Tumblr REALLY lucked out that Verizon put in the effort to look for a photo-sharing company and a blogging company to sell them to instead of just muddling along with no idea what to do with them until they just wanted to unload them.

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@KelsonV i suspect it was more that their new parent sites sensed an opportunity and made an offer, rather than Verizon being smart enough to sell appropriately tbh

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