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10-09-2006, 04:03 PM
What do you think of Google buying Youtube.com? Is it a smart business move or not?

Google buys YouTube for $1.65 billion (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15196982/) - Google Inc. snapped up YouTube Inc. for $1.65 billion Monday in deal that catapults the Internet search leader to a leading role in the online video revolution.

The all-stock acquisition unites one of the Internetís marquee companies with one of its rapidly rising stars.

The price makes YouTube, a still-unprofitable startup, by far the most expensive purchase made by Google during its eight-year history.

10-13-2006, 05:59 PM
I love Youtube. I am on it at least an hour a day. You can not only see clips from people, but watch tv shows as well. Great site!

10-16-2006, 11:56 AM
Well maybe it was a good purchase for them then http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif