Skype once belonged to eBay but is now owned by Microsoft. Microsoft also owns LinkedIn, Skype, Bing and MSN. The three most-used apps on your cellphone are owned by the same company – that is Facebook who also owns WhatsApp and Instagram. And Amazon’s acquisition list would take a full page.
And, so on and so forth. It’s one giant acquisition opera! Take a look at this mind-boggling infographic to try and make sense of it – it’s a fascinating study of business strategy and tactics. Or, simply enjoy the immense value these brands deliver!
The Web World: Who Owns Who?
Infographic by – 16best.net