In another blockbuster deal, the social network has agreed to pay $550 million for hundreds of licenses once owned by AOL.
Ironfire Capital founder and managing director Eric Jackson weighs in on the issue.
These companies also grew like crazy and had little or no revenues, yet sold for a fortune.
Has the value of its business somehow nearly doubled overnight as a result of the transaction? Hardly.
Stocks on Wall Street are lower this afternoon, in a delayed reaction to Friday's disappointing jobs report.
But shareholders shouldn't pop champagne corks quite yet.
The struggling Internet company still looks bloated, and rival AOL could use a trim, too.
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